As the full Senate prepares to vote on Elena Kagan’s nomination for the Supreme Court, a new poll has found that lawmakers from swing states may be punished during the upcoming midterm elections for their support of the controversial jurist.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated last week that the frail United States economy will continue to need Federal stimulus spending to fully recover from the 2008 recession.
Citing a lack of bipartisan support, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced last week that his party has abandoned its efforts to pass a comprehensive energy bill that would limit greenhouse gas emissions.
With the clock ticking until the new Arizona immigration law is scheduled to go into effect on July 29, civil rights groups have followed the example of the Federal government and gone to court to block its implementation.
A Phoenix police officer is currently under investigation after posting an online video where he publicly condemns Arizona’s controversial new immigration law.
After weeks of querulous debate the Senate voted last week to restore the long-term jobless aid program and extend unemployment benefits to millions of Americans who have been out of work for more than six months.
The Obama administration’s challenge to the Arizona immigration law in Federal court faces significant opposition from some politicians and immigration reform advocates.
Following months of contentious debate and partisan name-calling, President Obama signed into law last week a Democratic-backed financial reform bill, ushering in the most aggressive overhaul of Wall Street regulations since the Great Depression.
The Obama administration is still reeling from a report published last week in The Washington Post that appears to show the government’s failure to control and manage the intelligence community that expanded substantially since 9/11.
Beginning in 2011, when the tax cuts instituted under President George W. Bush expire, all sorts of tax increases will hit the American taxpayer—for those making more than $200,000 and for those making less. Read this article to learn how much taxes will increase and what it means…