President Barack Obama has called on Congress to extend the tax credit for individuals paying college tuition before it expires at the end of the year.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) used Air Force aircraft on 85 flights during a 16-month span, according to documents recently obtained by watchdog group Judicial Watch. Previous documents recovered by the organization reveal that Pelosi’s Air Force travels allegedly cost more than $2.1 million over two years, including about $101,429 spent on in-flight expenses.
People who are overweight may want to implement structured physical activities into their schedule as researchers have discovered that these types of weight loss programs can improve individuals’ health.
The controversy surrounding alleged foreign money being used to finance the midterm elections is heating up. Recently, a coalition of watchdog groups has sent a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) demanding that it investigate organizations that may be violating campaign finance laws.
In a dramatic reversal of a decades-long practice, the Pentagon announced on Oct. 19 that it will start processing applications of candidates for service who admit to being gay.
As the controversy surrounding last week’s firing of National Public Radio’s Juan Williams continues, there are increasingly loud voices calling for an end to taxpayer funding for the network.
Candidates’ chances in state or Federal elections can be greatly enhanced these days if they receive an endorsement from an influential person or organization. As a result, many conservative hopefuls vie for support from the National Rifle Association (NRA) or its local affiliates (RAs).
On the heels of the controversy surrounding anonymous campaign donations, some of which are alleged to be coming from foreign sources, a new poll has found that most Americans dislike the idea of "outside money" funding elections.
Individuals who have high blood pressure could eat nutritional foods in order to help this problem. In fact, a new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that watermelon may be a factor in combating hypertension.
President Barack Obama’s administration recently announced that the Federal deficit hit a near-record $1.3 trillion during the 2010 fiscal year.