Tuesday night was a rare moment of unscripted anger from Michelle Obama, who has generally avoided direct political confrontation and has approval ratings higher than those of her husband.
An IRS conference in 2010, for which the agency produced a spoof 'Star Trek' video, has become the latest flashpoint in the debate over government waste. The video was only one questionable expense.
The Oklahoma tornado that killed four storm chasers Friday in El Reno was wider than Manhattan and had winds almost as strong as the record-breaking 1999 Moore tornado.
Obama email policy came under fire Tuesday after a news report that some top political appointees use 'secret' government accounts in a bid to avoid unwanted messages. That prompted a spirited defense of the practice from White House spokesman Jay Carney.
Arguably the most popular surrogate for her husband’s 2012 reelection campaign, the first lady is stumping in key 2013 races, untainted by the brouhahas polarizing Washington.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has chosen Oct. 16 as the date of a special election to fill the seat held by the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg. It's a curious choice.