The Republican leadership is planning only one day of debate on health care reform repeal, but some House GOP lawmakers insist that the vote is not just a symbol.
The Senate overwhelmingly passed the GOP-Obama tax deal Wednesday. But in the House, both parties are balking, which means conservative 'blue dog' Democrats could be crucial.
As President Obama signs a taxpayer-funded settlement in case of bias against black farmers, some Americans ask: Why didn't any heads roll? Ex-USDA employee Shirley Sherrod is one.
President Obama signs a law Wednesday aimed at rectifying USDA actions that undercut black farmers. Some conservatives call it 'modern-day reparations' that reward political friends.
Justis Thomas' wife, Virginia Thomas, phoned Anita Hill on Oct. 9, to ask for an apology for accusations Hill made in 1991 that Justis Thomas sexually harassed her. Virginia Thomas is known as the most politically active Supreme Court spouse.
If Republicans regain power this fall, you can expect a fierce battle over repealing all or part of the health care overhaul, say analysts.
The tax day 'tea party' in Washington felt like a party indeed, with protesters almost joyful on a summery day where they accused administration officials of treason and rallied for GOOOH.
A new poll shows that a quarter of Republicans think Obama may be the anti-Christ. Apocalyptic right-wing rhetoric is going mainstream, as Republican lawmakers stoke the flames of epithet-hurlers and conspiracy theorists.
Fury over taxation and the IRS is more common – and honorable – in the US than elsewhere. That may help explain why some empathize with Joe Stack.