By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
An exasperated Rep. Pat Tiberi on Friday asked the former acting chief of the IRS to explain to Congress why he would move the leader of the division that targeted conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status to a branch that is overseeing one of the most partisan issues of recent memory — President Obama's health care law.
Over the past week, details have emerged on how the Internal Revenue Service subjected certain groups to undue scrutiny in a systematic manner over an extended period of time.
Two of President Obama's second-term personnel picks that have attracted conservative and business opposition moved a step closer to confirmation Thursday.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 360,000, the most since late March. The jump comes after applications fell to a five-year low.
While Major League Baseball teams improved racial diversity in hiring senior administrators, the employment of women is still lagging, according to the annual report by Richard Lapchick's Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports at the University of Central Florida.
How many new immigrants should the United States allow each year? How many guest workers? These are not easy questions, which is why there is as much fierce debate within the two parties as between them.
Prepare your wallet. Health premiums are set to rise by as much as 400 percent under Obamacare. That's according to a new report from the House Energy and Commerce Committee released this week that uses information from the nation's largest health insurance companies to estimate the emerging costs of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
America's abnormally extended period of high unemployment threatens to generate ever-widening circles of pain throughout the U.S. economy.
The impish lexicographer Ambrose Bierce defined a lawyer as someone "skilled in the circumvention of the law." By that reckoning, the lawyers at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) are among the most experienced lawyers in town.
As President Obama traveled to Texas to press his case for devoting a billion dollars to more job-growth programs, White House officials back in Washington were denying that interest in solving the country's long-term budget woes is waning among Democrats.
The executive director of the independent board that rules on labor complaints and resolves collective bargaining impasses between unions and the D.C. government is not a resident of the District, as required by law, but of Virginia.
The State Department on Thursday dismissed accusations that it retaliated against one of the key witnesses at this week's Benghazi hearings by demoting him after he questioned the Obama administration's account of the terrorist attack.
The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits fell by 4,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, a fresh five-year low. The decline signals fewer layoffs and possibly more hiring.
Britain's government is moving to the right, ideologically speaking. Prime Minister David Cameron and Queen Elizabeth II have joined forces to tighten up immigration policy, overhaul the pension system and reduce bureaucratic hurdles so businesses can grow.