The Obama administration proposed Tuesday to open the Atlantic coast to offshore drilling from Virginia to Georgia.
The American Cancer Society and other anti-disease groups told the Supreme Court Tuesday there is no evidence that Congress wanted to limit Obamacare’s subsidies to states with their own health exchanges.
Veterans advocates mostly supported a bill on Tuesday that would allow the VA secretary to take back a bonus if an employee was found to have been manipulating data.
Sen. Mike Lee and his staff wanted to show the public the amount of laws passed by Congress and signed by the President in comparison to the large number of regulations issued by unelected bureaucrats, so he took to social media to make his point.
The Obama administration has exceeded its modest goal for Obamacare enrollment, signing up 9.5 million customers for 2015 with a month to spare before the Feb. 15 deadline for purchasing coverage on the overhaul’s health exchanges.
Rep. Andre Carson, the first self-declared Muslim to be appointed to the House Intelligence Committee, said he’s aware of some of the suspicious eyes cast his way, but that he doesn’t let it interfere with his work — that he “loves helping people,” he said.
Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, said Tuesday he hopes that enough moderates like New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush enter the 2016 Republican presidential contest to divvy up the vote and pave the way for a conservative nominee.
A day after a small drone breached the White House security perimeter, President Obama said Tuesday that he wants federal guidelines to protect people from drone attacks and invasions of privacy.
House Speaker John A. Boehner acknowledged Tuesday he and his colleagues have stumbled over their agenda early in this new Congress after they had to nix votes this week on a border security bill that didn’t have enough support to pass.
The Obama administration has approved Indiana’s twist on Medicaid expansion, Gov. Mike Pence announced Tuesday, casting the reforms as a consumer-driven overhaul to insure up to 350,000 low-income Hoosiers while distancing himself from Obamacare.
While President Obama has spoken out repeatedly for greater human rights protections in countries all around the world, on Tuesday he found himself defending the close U.S. relationship with a nation that doesn’t even allow women to drive.
The network backed by the conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch plans to spend nearly $1 billion on the 2016 elections, laying down a financial marker well before the cycle truly gets under way.