| Mar 9, 2013
| 5:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a surprising string of victories last fall, Democrats now face a challenging terrain as they look to hold onto their Senate majority in 2014 and prevent Republicans from gaining full control of Congress during President...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 7:39 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Over dinner at a swank hotel a few blocks from the White House, Republican senators wanted to know if President Barack Obama would support a gradual increase in the age of eligibility for Medicare, set at 65 since the program's...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:07 PM
A leading opponent of the effort to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland used a high-profile congressional hearing Tuesday to allege that the Internal Revenue Service leaked a list of its donors to an adversarial group just as it was mounting a campaign...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:38 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service's improper use of tougher scrutiny of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status seems part of a broader pattern of intimidation and cover-ups by the Obama administration, a top House Republican said...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:07 AM
The Sunday morning talk shows will find a lot to talk about in the Washington controversies over the IRS, the Department of Justice and the Benghazi attack.
White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer will talk to NBC's "Meet the Press," CNN's "State of the...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:24 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Too intimidated to fill out your tax return without help? Join the club.
At nearly 4 million words, the U.S. tax law is so thick and complicated that businesses and individuals spend more than 6 billion hours a year complying...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 8:07 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Past its own New Year's deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national "fiscal cliff" of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night in the culmination of a struggle that...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 10:31 PM
Past its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national ‘‘fiscal cliff’’ of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night in the culmination of a...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, chairman of the Financial Services Committee, has told Richard Cordray not to bother. This is part of the recent evidence that government is getting some adult supervision.
President Barack Obama used a recess...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:34 PM
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney turned again to his Florida supporters this morning with U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV, R-Fort Myers, bashing the record and character of Romney's rival Newt Gingrich. Speaking on a press conference call with U.S. Rep....
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:27 AM
TITTABAWASSEE TOWNSHIP (AP) — Mid-Michigan's MBS International Airport has unveiled its $55 million passenger terminal.
The Midland Daily News reports that political, community and business leaders gathered Friday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at...