Elected Democrats and movement progressives are up in arms over the meager cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP - commonly known as food stamps).
Congressional leaders announced a conference farm bill totaling nearly 1000 pages that will authorize most of our nation's agricultural programs - and food stamps (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, SNAP) - for the next five years.
It's easy to think of our tax system as consisting solely of federal income tax rates. There, the top marginal tax rate is 39.5% which, when we compare it to other tax rates around the world, seems low. When taking into account the entirety of our tax system, a more dangerous picture emerges.
President Obama will deliver his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, but it's unlikely we're going to hear anything new out of the President.
The RNC passed a resolution on Friday calling for an investigation into the National Security Agency's infringement on the privacy of Americans.
This afternoon, the Supreme Court issued an order for an injunction against forcing private businesses to apply for an exemption to Obamacare's contraception mandate.
Yesterday afternoon, Target announced that it would be cutting health benefits for part-time workers, defined as those who work fewer than 30 hours per week.
The new documentary film MITT, which follows former presidential nominee Mitt Romney, debuted at the Sundance film festival in Park City, Utah this weekend. Romney himself was in attendance, though he did not offer his opinion on the film.
For the seventh year in a row, economic freedom in the United States has dropped relative to other countries - and Heritage no longer considers the United States one of the top ten freest countries in the world.
Mere days after it was uncovered that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's staff closed traffic lanes in the town nearest the GW Bridge into New York City to create traffic congestion, CNN reports today that Gov. Christie is under investigation from the federal government for misuse of Sandy relief money.
In a recently published Hollywood Reporter article, Fox News chief Roger Ailes said that CNN was "out of the news business" due to its increased reliance on human-interest and sensationalism.
The disastrous Healthcare.gov website - a failure from the start and still having massive problems - was primarily built by federal contractor CGI Federal.
In what's seen as a massive disappointment, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics' jobs report came out today and found 74,000 jobs were added to the economy in December.
It was globalization, free trade, the boom in international entrepreneurship. In short, it was the free enterprise system, American style, which is our gift to the world.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced today that he will be filing a class action lawsuit against the Obama Administration over the NSA's surveillance program, and is asking Americans to join his lawsuit on his website.
MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry issued a true apology for the segment in which she and her guests laughed at the idea that a Romney family member adopted a minority child, but the same can't be said of her guests.
The Brookings Institution's Public Religion Research Institute conducts what they call the "American Values Survey," and this year have focused particularly on how libertarians fit into the American political fabric.
File under Never Too Early: Americans for Prosperity, a national conservative advocacy organization, is placing ads against two House Democrats based on their pro-Obamacare votes.
In the wake of the controversial and unpopular news to suspend Phil Robertson, patriarch of the Duck Dynasty family, in the wake of his religious remarks to GQ Magazine, the A&E television network has announced that Duck Dynasty will resume filming and airing the popular TV show in 2014.
Many legal challengest to Obamacare still remain, but the religious exemption from Obamacare's mandates will be front and center in 2014.