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Obama Taps OMB Veteran as Acting IRS Commissioner

Controller Danny Werfel has spent much of the past year dealing with sequestration.

Government Should Run Like a Business—But Not in the Way You Think

Regimes around the world are under pressure to deliver more and cost less. Here's a plan for how to actually make that work.

The Myth of Presidential Leadership

Many Washington pundits are critical of the president’s ability to wrangle concessions out of Congress, but they forget that his power has limits.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

What Chris Christie's Got: Crossover Appeal

The N.J. governor is the GOP's best 2016 presidential candidate, numbers suggest.

Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., right, stands for a ceremonial photo with Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio.

The Justice Department Did Not Wiretap the House Cloakroom

Rep. Devin Nunes of California dropped an explosive allegation -- an almost certainly incorrect one.

Analysis: How Obama Could Start Fixing the IRS

Step one, name a Republican—preferably a prominent one—to head the agency.

Acting IRS Commissioner Resigns Amidst Scandal

President calls conduct by agency officials in targeting conservative groups for special scrutiny "inexcusable."

Next Year’s Defense Furlough Prospects Uncertain

Officials aim to avoid unpaid leave in 2014, but ‘can’t know the future fully.’

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on Wednesday, said, "My question isn't about who is going to resign. My question is who's going to jail over this scandal?”

Political Pressures Harden as IRS Management Issues Grow Clearer

With congressional hearings, agency may find opportunity to clarify practices.

With the IRS Scandal Ablaze, How Does that Special-Prosecutor Thing Work?

An explainer of how Eric Holder could appoint someone to pursue the case.