The conservative Generation Opportunity is trying to scare young adults away from Obamacare. Its Creepy Uncle Sam videos will either scare the heck out of you or leave you rolling on the floor.
Government shutdown would grind many federal programs to a halt, but Obamacare isn't one of them. A freeze on spending wouldn't end the program's tax credits for lower-income Americans or mandates.
The federal budget deficit will shrink for the next several years, giving US 'some breathing room,' says CBO Director Douglas Elmendorf. A chief obstacle to deficit reduction? The public actually likes the benefits it gets, he says.
Chicago park shootings injure 13 people in a late-night attack in a south side Chicago neighborhood. A witness says: It's 'just gang-banging stuff. It’s what they do.'
Mark Kessler, the Pennsylvania police chief whose pro-gun, anti-liberals YouTube videos gained national notoriety, was fired Thursday for inappropriate behavior.
People think the government spends too much, but they like their federal programs just as they are. Congress's budget-master Doug Elmendorf is here to help.
Tom DeLay, former House majority leader, was accused of illegally routing $190,000 in corporate political contributions through the Republican National Committee.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill this week, not so much to discuss Internet issues but immigration reform, a top Silicon Valley priority.
Caroline Kennedy, the former first daughter, appeared Thursday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee as she seeks confirmation as the next US ambassador to Japan.
At an event in Dallas, Robert Gates and Leon Panetta expressed their concerns about President Obama's decision last month to ask Congress to vote on military action against the regime in Syria.