There is "not even a smidgen of corruption" at the Internal Revenue Service, President Barack Obama recently declared in response to a question about IRS harassment of conservative groups. Here is a timeline of the events to which Obama was referring
The Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," will encourage some Americans to work less, the Congressional Budget Office recently reported. That is great news, the Obama administration argued. Here is why they are wrong.
Ten years from now, about 31 million U.S. residents will be without health insurance, predicts a study by the Congressional Budget Office.
The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference is launching an effort to boost support for the Obama administration's major education reform effort, the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
President Barack Obama spoke Thursday about religious freedom as a key component of United States foreign policy at the National Prayer Breakfast, noting that freedom of religion is central to human dignity.
Republicans, Reporters Ask About FBI Investigation Into IRS After Obama Claims 'Not Even a Smidgen of Corruption'
There was "not even a smidgen of corruption" at the Internal Revenue Service, President Barack Obama said Sunday regarding the scandal involving the targeting of conservative groups. If that is true, reporters and Republican members of Congress are asking, why is there an ongoing FBI investigation into the scandal? And why is the FBI refusing to provide Congress details of its investigation?
There will be about two million fewer American workers by 2017 because of the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," a Congressional Budget Office report released Tuesday finds.
When asked about the problem of children born to single mothers in the black community, President Barack Obama defended his record, saying it is an issue he and first lady Michelle Obama address "explicitly all the time."
Republicans are easier to make fun of because they will laugh at jokes about them while Democrats will take jokes about them personally, Lorne Michaels, producer of Saturday Night Live, said in an interview with New York Magazine.
'Children Belong to All of Us,' Common Core Promoter Says; Opponents Are 'Tiny Minority' of 'Fringe Voices'
"The children belong to all of us," Paul Reville, an education professor at Harvard and former Massachusetts secretary of Education, said Friday in explaining why states should adopt the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
The political mobilization of social conservative voters is far more extensive today than it was during the 1990s when the Christian Right helped the Republican Party take control of Congress, Ralph Reed, founder and chairman of the Faith & Freedom Coalition, told The Christian Post in a recent interview. Reed also spoke about new fundraising efforts among social conservative groups and the Republican "civil war."
Evangelical Leaders Praise House Republican Support for Path to Legal Status for Unauthorized Immigrants
Evangelical leaders supporting immigration reform praised the new set of principles on immigration reform released by House Republicans after their winter meeting.
MSNBC 'Hitting on All 8 Cylinders of Intolerance,' RNC Chair Says After Tweet Accusing Republicans of Racism
Republicans had begun a boycott of MSNBC Thursday night after the company posted a tweet accusing Republicans of racism in relation to a biracial couple. The boycott ended only hours later after MSNBC President Phil Griffin personally apologized. On Friday morning, Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus said MSNBC was on "probation" because it has been "hitting on all eight cylinders of intolerance."
'Obamacare' Birth Control Mandate Does Not Promote Women's Health, Conservative Women's Group Argues
The Obama administration's argument that mandating birth control coverage reduces unintended pregnancies and has health benefits for women is based upon faulty reasoning and flawed research, the Beverly LaHaye Institute argues in an Amicus, or "friend of the court" brief for a case before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Pope Francis met Thursday with Notre Dame leaders and asked the Catholic University to defend the Church's freedom. The meeting came after Notre Dame again asked a court for an injunction against the Obama administration's birth control mandate. A federal court last year ordered the school to begin paying fines if it did not comply.
Actress Scarlett Johansson announced Thursday she left her role as an ambassador for the humanitarian group Oxfam International, a position she held for eight years. Her ad campaign for SodaStream, which will air during Sunday's Super Bowl, was at odds with Oxfam's policies regarding business deals with companies that do business with Israeli settlements in the West Bank.
Income inequality in the United States has increased since 1960, in part, because of more women entering the workforce and "assortative mating," or the tendency for people to choose mates with similar education levels, according to new research.
The Democratic advantage in state-level partisanship was smaller in 2013 than in 2012, and a lot smaller than its 2008 high point, according to Gallup's yearly look at the political composition of the states.
The Food and Drug Administration approved the use of 18 drugs for farm animals, even though an internal review found the drugs present a "high risk" of exposing humans to "super-bacteria" that are resistant to antibiotics.
School choice is the "real answer to income inequality," Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.) argued Tuesday at the American Enterprise Institute. The senators have both introduced school choice bills to provide poor, disabled and military families with scholarships to attend the school of their choice.
President Barack Obama's theme for his fifth State of the Union address was "opportunity for all." The ambitiousness of his theme, though, was not matched by his legislative proposals. The speech was mostly a list of executive actions and lacked any new major legislative agenda to address equality of opportunity.
Reince Priebus, chair of the Republican National Committee, rebuked Mike Huckabee Monday for using the word "libido" in a speech condemning the Democratic Party's so-called "war on women" at the RNC's annual meeting.
The New York State United Teachers Board of Directors passed a resolution Saturday withdrawing its support for the Obama administration's major education reform agenda, the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
The 41st annual March for Life was held on Jan. 22 in Washington, D.C. Here is some of what I saw at that event.
The administration of President Barack Obama is the most secretive she has ever had to deal with, Jill Abramson, executive editor of The New York Times, complained in an interview with Al Jazeera.