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Obama saved favorite programs from budget cuts

Obama saved favorite programs from budget cuts

A close look at the government shutdown-dodging agreement to cut federal spending by $38 billion reveals that lawmakers significantly eased the fiscal pain by pruning money left over from previous…

Budget battle tests Obama’s leadership

Budget battle tests Obama’s leadership

President Barack Obama promised to change Washington’s ways. Yet he is as caught up in them as ever. It was just at the start of this week that Obama launched…

Terror suspects secretly detained for weeks

Terror suspects secretly detained for weeks

“Black sites,” the secret network of jails that grew up after the Sept. 11 attacks, are gone. But suspected terrorists are still being held under hazy circumstances with uncertain rights…

Arizona passes law allowing guns on campuses

Arizona passes law allowing guns on campuses

The Arizona House on Thursday approved a landmark bill allowing guns on campuses, making it only the second state in the nation to allow firearms to be carried at colleges…

Why is a crybaby running the House of Representatives?

Why is a crybaby running the House of Representatives?

John Boehner cries more than a woman with PMS. The Speaker of the House is more of a crybaby than the woman who preceded him as in the job. He’s…

End of the road for Glenn Beck’s show

End of the road for Glenn Beck’s show

Glenn Beck later this year will end his Fox News Channel talk show, which has sunk in the ratings and has suffered from an advertiser boycott. Fox and Beck’s company,…

Are federal workers overpaid? Checking the facts

Are federal workers overpaid? Checking the facts

Are federal employees overpaid? Republican leaders in Congress think so, and they are calling for an overhaul of the entire federal pay system to help slash government spending. Democrats and…

Wisonsin court challenger declares victory, recount certain

Wisonsin court challenger declares victory, recount certain

The union-backed challenger in the race for a seat on Wisconsin’s state Supreme Court declared victory on Wednesday in a contest that became a referendum on a new restrictions on…

Bohner to GOP: Get ready for government shutdown

Bohner to GOP: Get ready for government shutdown

House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Monday told fellow Republicans to prepare for a government shutdown, undercutting optimism that progress is being made on a deal that would keep…

Obama makes it official: He’s running for second term

Obama makes it official: He’s running for second term

President Barack Obama formally launched his re-election campaign Monday, urging grass-roots supporters central to his first campaign to mobilize again to protect the change he’s brought in his first term.…