President Obama has hit the road to lobby for his plan to extend and expand this year's payroll tax cut 'holiday.' Though concerns remain, Republicans worry that Obama is gaining traction.
Action Comics 1: It's the first time a comic book has broken the $2 million barrier. The issue was published in 1938 and cost just 10 cents.
Ron Paul's YouTube video blasting Newt Gingrich for 'serial hypocrisy' is making the rounds of social media today, viewed more than 172,000 times by late this morning and generating buzz.
Amid unrest over perceived economic injustices, some Republicans vow to abolish the National Labor Relations Board. The labor board, they say, is impeding economic recovery. Can they succeed?
Rod Blagojevich: In arguing for a sentence that would be one of the longest for corruption in Illinois' sordid political history, prosecutors said Blagojevich — convicted, among other things, of trying to sell or trade the U.S. Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama — deserved more than two other figures now in prison.
Ginger White’s allegation of a 13-year affair appears to have buried whatever chance of victory Herman Cain had. But some polls say his candidacy was already dead.
Gingrich, former House speaker, is striving for a remarkable comeback with the smallest staff and the fewest precinct-level campaign backers of the seven candidates competing in the Jan. 3 presidential caucuses that kick off voting in the fight for the GOP nomination.
US says it deported a record 216,000 'criminal aliens' in fiscal 2011, but immigration court statistics show a drop in criminal deportation proceedings from the Bush years. How do those square?
Mitt Romney is launching new TV ads in Iowa Friday. But so far Mitt Romney's campaign ads have not been very good, says DCDecoder.
Arsenic levels allowed in apple juice may be too high, but even the consumer groups that are most concerned can't agree on the right levels.
Rockefeller Center hosted its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony with special performances from Justin Bieber, Tony Bennett, and others.
In court this week, experts are debating whether John Hinckley Jr., who shot President Reagan 30 years ago, should be allowed greater freedom away from the psychiatric hospital where he’s been held ever since.
Herman Cain: Publicly, there were no signs that the former pizza company executive was calling it quits in his campaign for the presidential nomination.
Newly released 2010 Census figures show that seniors make up a larger share of the American population than ever before. The trend will only gain steam in the years ahead.
Police evicted Occupy LA protesters Wednesday, and while some occupiers said the 1,400-strong force was 'overkill,' LAPD has gotten high marks for its communication and restraint.
A veteran FBI agent in Illinois has been sentenced to serve five months in prison for lying about the disappearance of over $43,000. Interestingly, he was not accused of stealing the money.
Mitt Romney has tried to paint his nomination as inevitable. But Newt Gingrich hopes to siphon support from a limping Herman Cain campaign, making Romney win anything but inevitable.
Police rousted Occupy LA protesters from their encampment Wednesday, meaning the movement must reinvent itself to survive. But Occupy LA leaders say they've got a lot up their sleeves.
John Hinckley was insane when he shot and wounded Reagan outside a Washington hotel in 1981 a jury ruled, but doctors have said his mental illness is in remission.
The NLRB is set to vote Wednesday on 'microwave' organizing – a rule that would help unions organize more quickly and avoid employer interference. Republicans vow to block the move.