The Washington Times' political blog.
A group of Republican senators wants President Obama's top health official to justify her decision to seek private donations to promote insurance markets tied to the federal health care law.
A Republican senator is citing revelations that the IRS targeted conservative political groups in a bid to block President Obama's request for funding at the agency to implement his health care law.
Senate Minority Leader Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said President Obama hasn't been forthcoming regarding IRS targeting of conservative groups and called on him to make available to Congress "everyone" with knowledge of the scandal.
Former Pennsylvania Rep. Joe Sestak is passing up a run for governor but is telling supporters he may again seek a U.S. Senate seat.
President George W. Bush's attorney general said Tuesday that the Obama administration has engaged in "reprehensible conduct" with its unprecedented collection of Associated Press phone logs.
Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday again blasted former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for her actions — or lack of action — surrounding last year's deadly attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Former Sen. Olympia Snowe, known for her efforts to work across the aisle, is calling on President Obama to show "aggressive leadership" to deal with the White House's numerous running scandals or risk further eroding the federal government's credibility with the American people.
Republican governors on Tuesday told President Obama he needs to appoint a special prosecutor to look into the IRS's politically motivated review of conservative groups during the last two elections.
"Bullfeathers!" That was the reaction to President Obama's Benghazi comments Monday from the mother of one of the State Department diplomats killed in the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack in Libya.
The New Hampshire Tea Party Coalition says that the Internal Revenue Service shouldn't be targeting conservative groups that seek tax-exempt status but that groups falsely laying claim to the tea party mantle have invited it upon themselves.
Beware, Brooklyn: Many Americans don't like hipsters, and a quarter of them are open to levying a new tax on hipsters for being so annoying.
The Lower 48 may not have seen the last of Sarah Palin. The controversial ex-Alaska governor and former Republican vice presidential candidate is her party's top choice in the upcoming race for the U.S. Senate, according to a new Harper Polling survey.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Monday that the IRS should be condemned for targeting conservative groups for special scrutiny in the run-up to last year's elections, but she also blamed the Supreme Court for opening the door to broader political activity.
After Senate Republicans last week blocked a vote on Gina McCarthy's nomination to head the Environmental Protection Agency, Democrats plan to try again Thursday.
It's little surprise to see Republicans bashing the Obama administration over reports that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups during the 2012 election season.
By Andrew P. Napolitano
The president's men trash the Constitution to pursue antagonists