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Responding to the Supreme Court's historic ruling on the Affordable Care Act, Republicans are refocusing criticism on the tax fallout from health-care reform. Is it a tax hike? Yes. But on whom?
The House and Senate passed measures to address student loan rates, transportation funding, and flood insurance, showing that when Congress wants to get things done, it can.
The US Supreme Court ruling to uphold Obama's health-care reform law affects households across America. Millions without insurance are on track to get it. But costs are an unresolved issue.
Republicans say Attorney General Eric Holder is withholding documents that could show a coverup. Democrats say the investigation is a witch hunt. The outcome? Likely, more delay.
Supreme Court's 5-to-4 ruling upholding President Obama's health-care law gives Republicans a new case to repeal the law, hammer taxes, and rev up the party base.
US Supreme Court ruling on the health-care reform law's constitutionality will affect more than the making of public policy. It could also swing the federal budget significantly in either direction.
NRA officials say the Obama administration's 'Fast and Furious' operation began as part of an antigun agenda – and that lawmakers who don't vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt will be held to account in November elections.
The US Supreme Court ruling upholding President Obama's health-care reform law carries major import for millions of American families. Notably, many who are uninsured will gain access to health coverage.
The Supreme Court ruling on Arizona's tough immigration law was essentially a tie. But politically, Obama is the likely winner, as Latinos watch for evidence of racial profiling in the 'show me your papers' provision that the president fought.
GOP lawmakers said Tuesday they don't believe Obama's denials of White House-sanctioned leaks about US efforts to disrupt Iran's nuclear program. Leaking for political purposes has a storied past in Washington.
A blow to Obama's health-care reform law could push Democrats to choose between defining the Supreme Court ruling as a principled disagreement between coequal branches of government – or as mainly partisan.
The US tax code has almost always been progressive, meaning the richer you get, the higher percentage of your income you have to pay to Uncle Sam. The fight is usually over where to draw tax brackets, though some say it's time to change that.
Sixty percent of Latino voters polled in five battleground states said a Supreme Court ruling in favor of the Arizona immigration law would contribute to a hostile environment for immigrants and Latinos.
Press reports this week detailed jobs sent abroad and executive profits made when firms failed during Mitt Romney's time running Bain Capital. Are such charges fair, and will they stick?
MItt Romney offers a prescription for the ailing US economy that hews to Republican principles. But it also has some unorthodox differences. Well-off Americans could get fewer government benefits and pay more for Medicare.
A memo by six immigration lawyers, written more than a year ago, argues that historical precedent supported Obama's authority to take action. Critics decry an effort to circumvent Congress.
Before the Senate Banking Committee, Jamie Dimon, JP Morgan's CEO, apologized again for the firm's $2 billion loss last month. Here are some nuggets from his two hours of testimony.
There's a lot of talk about cutting the US deficit but very little actual cutting of deficit. One reason? There's not much easy to cut. Decoder explains the six ways Washington spends money.
Arizona's Eighth District votes Tuesday to elect a replacement for Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. A victory by aide Ron Barber would give Democrats a break from bad news.
Broad statements about the economy – good or bad – are a losing proposition for President Obama. Team Romney will exploit them either way.
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