The issue over whether the Federal government should fund ad campaigns against sodas and junk food has received criticism, as opponents of this practice have noted that taxpayers should not have to foot the bill.
Succumbing to angry backlash from agriculture groups and family farmers across the U.S., the President Barack Obama Administration announced it would scale back proposed new rules that would have limited the amount of work young Americans can do on farms.
The President Barack Obama Administration’s decision requiring church-affiliated employers to cover birth control led to an uproar among Roman Catholics and members of other faiths, as the regulation, which was finalized a week ago, has sparked intense debate.
The price of gold held near 11-week high levels as the metal benefited from investor expectations that U.S. monetary policy will remain ultra-loose boosted traders’ appetite for the safe-haven metal.
House Republicans plan legislation that would grant small businesses a 20 percent tax reduction, a GOP leader noted on February 2, as the party is looking to create job opportunities to compete with President Barack Obama during the election year.
The President Barack Obama Administration has taken “operational steps” to move five Taliban leaders from Guantanamo Bay as a piece of a confidence-building measure to help further peace talks between the U.S. and the Afghan arm of the organization.
The Federal government faces daunting budget challenges, according to Congress’ chief scorekeeper, which said that a churlish economy, low tax rates and increased spending on Social Security and healthcare are creating a volatile mixture for the U.S.
President Barack Obama publicly acknowledged the deadly drone strike campaign that has been waged on al-Qaida militants operating inside Pakistan and in the tribal regions along the Afghanistan border during an online address on January 30.
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, a leading charity for breast cancer, announced that it will be ending its partnership with Planned Parenthood in education and prevention screenings at the health centers across the U.S.
The generous benefit packages that many Federal employees receive have helped these individuals earn significantly better compensation than similarly educated workers in the private sector.
Members of Congress are looking to regain some sense of trust from the American people, as they have proposed rules that would subject themselves to tougher penalties for insider trading and a requirement to disclose stock transactions within 30 days.
The President Barack Obama Administration is preparing to commence talks with Iraq on ironing out the details of a long-term defense relationship that may include more U.S. training help.
Representative Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) minimum net worth skyrocketed by almost $14 million in 2010 because of smart stock plays and real estate investments by her husband.
The Pentagon plans to expand its global network of drones and special-operations bases in a reorganization of the U.S. military.
The F-35 stealth fighter, a plane that critics have called the costliest military plane ever, may have recently found a savior, as deep-pocketed allies of the U.S. are looking to add the machines to their arsenal.
A draft settlement between mortgage companies and States that would allow the nation’s biggest banks to pay out billions in compensation for a raft of foreclosures has public interest groups […]
A shooter must understand and be able to perform the basics before he or she can expect to move on to develop competence in advanced shooting skills and tactics. In addition, if you are going to carry a concealed handgun, you must develop advanced competence.
A government watchdog noted that American taxpayers are still owed $132.9 billion from companies that have yet to pay after receiving Federal money for a bailout. The Associated Press reported that some of this will never be received.
The backbone of the Boston Bruins 2011 Stanley Cup championship team skipped a visit to the White House due to political differences with President Barack Obama.
An ex-CIA officer was charged in Federal court with leaking classified information to the media, as the former operative has been accused of releasing the name and contact information of […]
U.S. military forces sent helicopters into Somalia in a nighttime raid on Jan. 25, freeing two hostages, an American and a Dane, while killing nine pirates.
President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address focused on the idea that government intervention and tax hikes on the wealthy would be the keys to economic recovery, but will likely do little to lower the temperature in Washington.
I’m confused. In order to get on an airplane, open a bank account, withdraw money, cash checks, pick up movie or concert tickets, enter a Federal building, apply for Food Stamps, or buy alcohol or prescription drugs, you often need a photo ID.
Democrats charge that requiring photo IDs (to prevent voter fraud) is racist, and meant to simply disenfranchise voters and suppress minority voting. So, I wonder, how have minorities done the above-mentioned without IDs?
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has asked the United Nations to intervene to block state voter ID laws. The United Nations? In the United States? Wake up, America!