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The IRS paid for employees to take course in real estate or Japanese and Mandarin language classes as part of its continuing-education benefit program, according to an audit that found the agency wasn't doing a good enough job of checking what it was paying for.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney swung through Colorado on Wednesday, where he employed what could be described as the "I-know-you-are-but-what-am-I" line of attack against President Obama.
The House voted early Wednesday morning to stop the Obama administration's lawsuits against state immigration laws.
The head of the House Republicans' fundraising arm predicts his party not only will retain control of the House next year, it will gain seats — pushing back at estimates by many political experts that the GOP will drop up to 15 seats in November.
In a show of President Obama's unpopularity in West Virginia, a federal prison inmate captured 41 percent of the vote Tuesday in the state's Democratic presidential primary.
Democrats backed off of their effort Tuesday to offer a "Trayvon amendment" to pressure states to drop their stand-your-ground laws after learning it was likely to be ruled out of order under the evening's rules for debate on the House floor.
House Democrats said Tuesday they will offer an amendment to push to overturn stand-your-ground self-defense laws in states like Florida.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Tuesday that the Obama administration has revived a strain of old-school liberalism that puts its brand of politics far to the left of former President Bill Clinton.
Democratic women leaders in New Jersey called for Gov. Chris Christie, a key surrogate and potential running mate for Mitt Romney, on Tuesday to say whether he supports equal pay legislation for women in the state, in an effort to localize the gender gap in the race for the White House and warn women voters nationwide against a Romney-Christie ticket.
Former Clinton pollster Dick Morris, on Fox News Monday night to talk about two new polls that show Mitt Romney running neck-and-neck with President Obama, told host Sean Hannity that the former Massachusetts governor is headed for a landslide victory in November.
You can almost hear the collective gasp from Ron Paul's loyal band of supporters.
A White House spokesman couldn't say Monday whether President Obama will support the re-election bid of embattled Democratic Rep. Charles B. Rangel of New York.
Nebraska state Attorney General Jon Bruning holds a 16-percent point lead over his nearest rival in the race for the Republican nomination for the state's open Senate seat, a new poll shows.
Former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw said Sunday that the glitzy annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner is damaging the perception of the press among the American public.
Republicans next week will grill Health and Human Services Department officials over a controversial prevention fund the GOP wants to slash to pay for keeping student loan rates low.
'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America