The landmark achievement of the President Barack Obama Administration came under attack as the Affordable Care Act was found to partially increase healthcare costs.
A Federal judge ruled that Alabama law enforcement officers can check the immigration status of individuals who they suspect are in the country illegally.
President Barack Obama called America soft and noted that the country needed to regain its competitive edge to return to glory in an interview in Orlando, Fla.
The strained relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan has not improved in the recent weeks, as influential religious leaders in the Asian nation have threatened a jihad if Americans attack their country. Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar addressed the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday to detail the situation in the country.
A group of small businesses opposed to the heathcare overhaul that took place in Washington is asking the Supreme Court to strike down the entire law.
The Federal government spent $10,612 per person domestically last year, including more than $5,000 per person for programs such as unemployment benefits, Social Security and housing assistance. The Federal government spent $3.3 trillion domestically in the fiscal year 2010; $1.6 trillion of the funding went to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
The campaign treasurer for several Democratic lawmakers have been targeted for embezzlement charges by Federal prosecutors. Accusations arose following the confrontation between authorities and campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee. She was suspected of siphoning up to $700,000 from a California assemblyman.
President Barack Obama put forth enough healthcare savings in his new debt plan to delay the insolvency of Medicare in the immediate future, but these changes were short-term and unsustainable.
Though Jim Bunning has left the Senate, his plan for requiring an increase in unemployment benefits to be matched by budget cuts elsewhere has become an accepted stance within the GOP ranks.
The latest Gallup poll showed that Americans are more unhappy with their government than ever before, as 81 percent of the country reported dissatisfaction with their leaders.