Last week, Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee accused the Obama administration of covering up a variety of alleged offenses committed by the Association of Community Organizers for Reform Now (ACORN).
The House Financial Services Committee voted earlier this month to advance a proposal which would remove the ban on congressional audits of Federal Reserve interest rate decisions.
As the debate over the healthcare reform has moved to the Senate floor, a new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) suggests that more than 13 million Americans may see their premiums go up.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich launched a series of job creation forums last week in Cincinnati, one day before President Barack Obama holds his own jobs summit at the White House.
In the wake of Lou Dobbs’ recent comments about immigration in the U.S., which some have interpreted as showing a softening stance, a prominent group that opposes illegal immigration has withdrawn its support for the former CNN anchor.
On Tuesday, President Obama presented his case for the continuing involvement in Afghanistan, revealing he will send 30,000 more troops but also setting a date for when the units will begin to withdraw. In the days since, numerous politicians, analysts and organizations have offered their take on the new Afghanistan strategy.
Over the objections of all but one Republican, the House of Representatives passed the Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act of 2009 which replaces the current Medicare physician payment formula with a new system.
In the wake of Maine’s recent repeal of same-sex marriage laws, legislatures in New York and New Jersey have stalled on the issue, and the long expected votes to legalize gay marriage in both states have been postponed.
Republican State Senator Bill Seitz of Cincinnati recently condemned the nation’s largest state-run injured worker insurance program due to a loophole in the legislation that allows illegal aliens to collect benefits, the Associated Press (AP) reports.
Former CNN host Lou Dobbs, whose abrupt resignation earlier this month sent shockwaves throughout the media world, further fueled speculation of a potential career in politics last week.