| Oct 6, 2011
| 6:37 PM
President Obama insists neither he nor Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. knew federal ATF agents were permitting illegal gun purchases on the Southwest border, even as Republican lawmakers released new documents showing the attorney general was given...
| Jun 17, 2011
YouTube viewers have seen the array of videos. A 2-year-old belting out "Baby" by Justin Bieber has gotten about two million views. A 16-year-old boy mouthing the words to a Katy Perry tune has gotten more than 41 million hits. But critics wonder if there...
| Jul 3, 2011
An MSNBC commentator is in the doghouse over a mildly obscene on-air criticism of President Barack Obama. Fair enough. But to me his language was less obscene than his suggestion that Obama was getting too uppity with GOP budget negotiators.
| Nov 13, 2011
| 4:11 PM
(Reuters) - The growing chasm between America's rich and poor puts Republicans in the uncomfortable position of defending the wealthy at a time when most people are falling behind.
It is a position they will likely defend through the November 2012...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 2:40 PM
In a stinging rebuke of the Obama administration and Attorney General Eric H. Holder, an amendment to prevent the Justice Department from conducting any future gun-tracking operations such as the failed "Fast and Furious" program in the future sailed...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:54 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The special panel's goal is lofty: concoct a deal both parties will embrace to slash federal deficits by a mammoth $1.5 trillion or more over the next decade.
Yet from the moment House and Senate leaders appoint the 12 members...
| Nov 20, 2005
| 6:24 AM
A few days ago, Joan Lefkow was walking down a Chicago street flanked by federal marshals when a panhandler walked up to her and said, "God bless you, Judge Lefkow."
It has been nine months since U.S. District Judge Joan Humphrey Lefkow's name and...