The Bureau of Labor Statistics came out with the government's estimates of economic performance for August today. The news is, as it has been for a long time, mediocre.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told Congress yesterday that the Obama Administration's hypothetical strike against Syria could cost "tens of millions." The reality might be much, much more than that.
At a pro-gun-control rally in Ohio, the organizers quickly found themselves outnumbered by gun rights activists - to the point that if a passerby didn't know what they were looking at, they may have sworn it was a pro-gun rally.
The unemployment rate has been going down over the last few months - slowly, yes, but surely - and the economy has appeared more resilient then predicted in the wake of sequestration going into effect. There may be underlying problems there.
Conservatives are genuinely concerned about voter fraud on a nationwide level.
The head of Yuengling, America's oldest brewery, is publicly pushing for right-to-work laws in Pennsylvania.
arious short-term deals on the legal debt limit have seen creative and repeated extensions dating back to the big debt ceiling fight of 2011. Now, the Treasury Department has said they're out of options on the debt ceiling.
The "thrill kill" shooting death of Australian jogger Chris Lane in Oklahoma has sparked outrage, sadness and confusion. Unsurprisingly, CNN host Piers Morgan used the shooting to push for more gun control.
Allegations that the State Department hired a contractor with a "conflict of interest" when approving they Keystone Pipeline have delayed progress on the project already.
French socialists in charge of the government have admitted that there's a tax threshold too high even for them. The country has the steepest tax burden in the world, collecting 45% of the country's GDP in tax revenue, and it's set to climb to a new record level next year.
President Obama has gone on a college-affordability blitz over the last week, preaching to choirs of students that his new proposals will make college cheaper and easier to pay for.
In a statement issued Monday night, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said that if he does indeed have dual citizenship of the United States and Canada, he will renounce his Canadian citizenship.
Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) said at a town hall meeting Monday that the GOP might be open to "a legal status" but that "a special path to citizenship" may not be appropriate.
Pennsylvania lawmakers last year passed a voter ID law that was derided by the NAACP and others the moment it was signed.
While the President is now pushing a scheme to raise corporate revenues and use that for more "infrastructure investment," there are better ways to allow Americans to get back to work.
The Obama Administration's predictions of doom and gloom for sequestration have backfired.
The Congressional Budget Office updated its projections for the costs of Obamacare in the wake of the Obama Administration's announcement that they would seek to delay both the employer mandate and verification requirements for the state-based insurance exchanges. A mere one-year delay in these Obamacare policies is expected to cost $12 billion.
Another story has emerged out of the Department of Defense that the economic consequences from sequestration will be less dire than what was predicted. DoD initially projected that there would be 22 furlough days for government employees.
A report dropped this week from the Office of the Special Inspector General for TARP (SIGTARP) that HAMP has a stunning failure rate.