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White House press secretary Jay Carney on Tuesday responded to a reporter's question about Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' fundraising for "Obamacare" by comparing it to questions about President Obama's birth certificate.
Sen. Rand Paul was not happy during Tuesday's Senate subcommittee hearing on Apple's offshore tax practices.
The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto a House bill designed to approve building the Keystone pipeline, saying President Obama should have final say over the controversial project to bring oil from Canada to the U.S.
Forty seven percent of registered voters say President Obama has done more to unite the country while in office and 47 percent say he's done more to divide it, according to a new Washington Post/ABC poll.
New numbers from CNN show that President Obama is weathering a recent spate of controversies while the favorability of the Tea Party has ticked up in the wake of revelations that the IRS heavily scrutinized conservative groups applying for nonprofit status in recent years.
CONCORD, N.H. — Kicking off his remarks at a New Hampshire GOP dinner, Sen. Rand Paul assured the crowd gathered in a ballroom here that he's on their side when it comes to securing their southern border.
The late astronaut Sally Ride will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously, the White House announced Monday.
President Obama will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping in California on June 7-8, the White House announced Monday.
A poll shows Rep. Michele Bachmann, Minnesota Republican and the sponsor of the latest bill to repeal President Obama’s health care overhaul, is effectively tied with Democrat Joe Graves in her re-election bid.
The chairman and ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee are demanding that the IRS turn over a voluminous cache of information and documents by the end of the month.
Rep. John Fleming, Louisiana Republican, has introduced a bill that would prohibit the IRS from initiating any new audits for 180 days in the wake of the recent disclosure that the agency employed heightened scrutiny on certain conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status.
Tea party groups plan to protest IRS offices across the country on Tuesday in the wake of recent revelations that the agency placed heightened scrutiny on investigating the non-profit status of certain conservative organizations.
Sen. Roy Blunt said Monday that President Obama is running a "second term of excuses" and that congressional panels should continue to dig into revelations the IRS targeted conservative groups.
Potential donors to a nonprofit that promotes President Obama's health care law are reportedly reluctant to open their wallets in the wake of a scandal-laced week for the administration.
President Obama's rough week continued into the weekend, when "Saturday Night Live" did what it does best.
By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years