By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The man who led the Internal Revenue Service when it was inappropriately scrutinizing conservative groups' applications for tax-exempt status said Tuesday that he intentionally kept himself in the dark about those kinds of decisions because he thought, as a political appointee, he should keep his distance.
A Texas group dedicated to combatting voter fraud applied for tax-exempt status in 2010 and has suffered three years of delays, been through four different IRS agents, undergone six FBI inquiries and submitted thousands of pages of documentation — and it still hasn't been approved.
The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a new case on the intersection of religion and government in a dispute over prayers used to open public meetings.
The political travails of the Affordable Care Act - aka Obamacare - continue, as witnessed by the furor surrounding Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' attempts to solicit funds to pay for its implementation.
I do not know Jeffrey Scott Shapiro ("Another attempt at nullification," Commentary, May 13), but it is quite obvious that he does not understand the process of nullification. I would attribute that to the fact that the subject of nullification is not being taught today, not even in our law schools.
A federal judge Friday temporarily blocked a first-of-its-kind Arkansas law that would effectively have prevented most abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy.
House Republicans cheered their vote on Thursday to repeal President Obama's health care law as the triumph of reason and public opinion over false promises from the White House. Democrats called them insane.
A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that President Obama violated the Constitution when he made a recess appointment to the National Labor Relations Board, marking the second panel to rebuke the administration and making the issue even more likely to draw Supreme Court scrutiny.
It's time to set things straight on gun control laws, states' rights and the Constitution. It is my opinion that this debate is going nowhere because some key facts have been overlooked ("Another attempt at nullification," Commentary, May 14).
When the chairman of one of the tea party groups targeted by the IRS for special scrutiny saw the agency's questions, his first thought was that the queries were so outrageous that the Obama administration was engaging in campaign opposition research.
Virginia Tech President Charles Steger, who has been criticized by families and others for the way he handled the 2007 mass shooting, announced Tuesday that he is retiring.
Taking legal advice from Joe Biden is dangerous, like taking his tips on home defense. The vice president who urges the ladies to deal with intruders by firing a shotgun at the dark now says there's no "legal problem" with imposing a violence tax on movies and video games.
Does the secretary of agriculture need unlimited power over farmers to protect them against themselves? The Supreme Court might finally settle this issue in an imminent decision on one of USDA's most bizarre regimes.
The Obama administration on Monday asked an appeals panel to delay the enforcement of a federal judge's stern order to make emergency contraception available to women of all ages without a prescription.
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif looked set Sunday to return to power for a third term, with an overwhelming election tally that just weeks ago seemed out of reach for a man who had been ousted in a coup and was exiled abroad before clawing his way back as an opposition leader.