Tax experts are predicting that this tax season is going to be the worst Americans have seen in more than a decade due to rapidly declining customer services at the Internal Revenue Service and mass confusion brought on my President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul.
Parents of students at an Alabama middle school recently received a letter from administrators instructing them to send their children to school with an 8-ounce can of “corn, beans, peas, etc.” that could be used as a projectile “in case an intruder enters their classroom.”
Renewed fears about cybersecurity on Capitol Hill and a new proposal on the matter from President Barack Obama could soon make life easier for government communications snoops who have found it increasingly difficult to scoop up private data without public backlash in recent years.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) broke from traditional conservative thinking Tuesday, saying that judicial activism isn’t a bad thing for proponents of liberty.
Your congressman will tell you he’s just like you. But if you’re still wondering how that’s true when he doesn’t understand how a modest tax could have a devastating impact on your bottom line, consider this report.
Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), the new top dog on the House Budget Committee, says he wants to balance the federal budget in fewer than the 10 years prescribed by Rep. Paul Ryan, the previous GOP chair of the committee.
Following a week of horrors carried out by Islamic extremists in France, U.S. lawmakers and other officials are warning that the nation should be on high alert for possible attacks on the homeland and abroad.
After 25 conservative Republicans attempted to unseat him as speaker of the House this week, Rep. John Boehner (Ohio) declared himself the most anti-establishment speaker in history. He then promptly proceeded to punish colleagues who’ve failed to toe the party line.
House lawmakers passed a bill Friday to approve construction of the contentious Keystone XL pipeline. But as the legislation heads for a Senate vote where it is expected to pass as well, the White House says that President Obama is preparing to ink up his veto pen.
As cybersecurity talks heat up in Washington, policymakers will be tasked with striking a balance between protecting the nation’s cyber infrastructure and enacting rules that threaten U.S. Internet liberties, such as 2012’s much maligned Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act.
In response to repeated stories of Americans being abused by police and government authorities for exercising their constitutional rights to take photographs in public places, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) introduced legislation to strengthen photographers’ rights.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) introduced legislation this week aimed at cutting U.S. aid to Palestinians in response to efforts by leaders in the region to pursue war crimes charges against Israel by joining the International Criminal Court.
If New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has any 2016 presidential ambitions, it’s safe to assume that probably won’t be vying for votes from the GOP’s strong contingent of 2nd Amendment supporters.
According to an education assessment from Renaissance Learning, U.S. students are increasingly getting behind at the high school level due to inferior standards implemented through federal initiatives such as Common Core and are increasingly unprepared to make the best use of their time in college.
Americans are becoming increasingly disillusioned with the U.S. political establishment. New polling data indicate that a record number are eschewing partisan political affiliation and describing themselves as political independents.
Falling oil prices in recent months have provided a little paycheck padding for Americans. But as average folks celebrate less pain at the pump, some policymakers are preparing to jump at the chance to offset the savings with fuel tax hikes.
President Barack Obama was able to sail into the Oval Office twice thanks largely to his campaign efforts to woe young, idealistic voters into believing that “hope,” “change” and, of course, massive student loan forgiveness and basically free insurance were on the horizon. Now, young people are paying for having been fooled twice as Young America’s Foundation reports that its Youth Misery Index numbers for 2014 reached a record high.
Dual reports from Iraq and Afghanistan shed new light on just how much of a resounding failure the U.S.’s long-running occupation of the Middle East has been as the nation enters another year of efforts to combat new terror threats in the region.
Anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist lashed out Tuesday against what he warns is a coming “gusher of new taxes” if Washington bureaucrats enact regulations reclassifying broadband Internet as a public utility.
For Obamacare subscribers, tax season could be a real headache this year. That’s according to a study from the tax experts at H&R Block estimating that as many as 3.4 million Americans will be forced to repay subsidies from the healthcare overhaul.
While the Congress that just came to an end only narrowly avoided being dubbed the least productive in modern U.S. history, don’t be fooled into believing that nothing is happening in Washington. It’s just that nothing is happening on account of the nation’s duly elected representatives.
A new analysis of how government surveillance has affected writers throughout the world finds that those living in liberal democracies censor their own material at a rate on par with intellectuals in countries deemed “not free,” including Russia China and Sudan.
Former Republican Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma spared no criticism with the weekend release of his final oversight report, a harsh assessment of the Department of Homeland Security’s failures in meeting its five main missions.