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Obama's Real Job: Fundraiser in Chief

The Supreme Court's latest campaign finance decision is going to put even more pressure on the president to spend time chasing cash. Read moreApril 16, 2014Leave a comment

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Special Report: United State Postal Service Woes

The Postal Service has been losing money for quite some time, with Congress ... Read more

Play of the Day

Play of the Day gathers clips from late night and comedy television shows, ... Read more

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Watch a Congressional Candidate Shoot Down a 'Government Drone' arrowHouse contender Matt Rosendale of Montana wants Big Brother out of his ...

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Why a Sebelius Senate Run Could Help Republicans arrowHaving the woman who oversaw the rollout of the Affordable Care Act on the ballot could ...

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Virginia Hasn't Learned Anything From Last Year's Government Shutdown arrowThe commonwealth's current budget impasse centers around Medicaid ...

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The Fight Over the Bundy Cows Will End as Civics 101, Not Fort Sumter II arrowGovernment is bringing its legal powers to bear on rancher who ...

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Play of the Day: Your Tax Dollars at Work arrowCraig Ferguson is happy with the return on his California taxes.

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Should the IRS Outsource Collection of Tax Debt? arrowCongress is considering bills to require the use of private sector companies.

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Play of the Day: Putin Is Making New Friends Since Leaving the G8 arrowThe Russian leader has been missing a lot since leaving the G8.

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Are We Heading Back Toward $1 Trillion Budget Deficits? arrowCongressional auditors urge lawmakers to alter tax and spending policies to prevent ...

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No Perfect Political Weapon arrowA new poll tests voters' attitudes about two key 2014 topics: Obamacare and the economy.

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Transparency Group Wants to Know If HUD’s Promotion of Obamacare Was Illegal arrowCause of Action tells IGs department may have broken the law by ...

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Lawmaker Looks to Reform Agencies Without Hurting Their Employees arrowMaine Democrat advocates more fed-friendly plans to overhaul VA and USPS ...

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Play of the Day: How to Visualize Paycheck Fairness arrowFallon looks at some hypotheticals in the Senate.

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