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Montana governor to lead Democrats' campaign arm

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 5:06pm
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will lead the Democratic governors' campaign arm as it looks to rebound from sweeping losses in the 2014 elections and compete in Republican territory.
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Shovel-ready: Stimulus funds still being spent on manure project

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:31pm
Almost six years after the passage of the stimulus package, taxpayer dollars have finally found their way into a shovel ready project: $60,000 to haul horse manure.
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Republican Senate report: CIA 'saved lives'

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 2:32pm
The CIA’s enhanced interrogation program “saved lives and played a vital role in weakening Al Qaeda,” according to a minority report from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released on Tuesday.
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CIA burnished image by leaking classified data to key journalists, Senate report says

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 2:30pm
Top CIA officials worked hard to promote the agency's interrogation program in the media, leaking classified--and sometimes inaccurate--information, a new Senate report says.
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Watchdog: IRS paid $6 billion in bogus child tax credits

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 1:59pm
The IRS paid at least $6 billion in child tax credits in 2013 to people who weren't eligible to receive them, a government investigator said Tuesday.
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Gruber: I knew people were going to lose their health plans

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 12:52pm
ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber admitted he knew people were going to lose their existing health insurance plans when he was writing the health care reform law, and he told officials in the Obama administration exactly that.
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US Marines on ‘high alert’ after release of CIA report

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 12:49pm
Over 6,000 Marines based in Europe and the Middle East are now on "high alert," a Marine spokesman told Fox News, following the release of a Senate report on CIA interrogation practices.
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Gruber’s choice: Save his ego or save ObamaCare

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:28am
Does 'ObamaCare architect' defy his former paymasters to save face or does he go out in a blaze of glory?
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Yabba Dabba Dough: Wisconsin spends $30G on ‘Flintstones’-style training video

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 9:37am
A two-minute roundabout training video produced by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation features actors walking around in a circle with what appears to be cardboard automobiles hanging over their shoulders with straps. And it cost taxpayers $30,000, according to DOT spokesman Steven Olson. 
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Media Massacre: New Republic implodes as Rolling Stone reels

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 6:00am
The two debacles, and other recent events, are a bad omen for a struggling news business.
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Gruber apologizes for ‘mean and insulting’ ObamaCare comments

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:34am
MIT economist Jonathan Gruber tried to explain and even justify his controversial comments about ObamaCare during a profuse apology on Tuesday before a House committee -- as Rep. Darrell Issa accused him of creating a false model as part of "a pattern of intentional misleading" to get ObamaCare passed.
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Hagel to meet with Iraqi officials in Baghdad

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:10am
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in Baghdad Tuesday to consult with Iraqi government officials and confer with U.S. commanders about the campaign to defeat Islamic State fighters.
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Tea Party group handing out 'I'm with stupid' shirts for Gruber hearing

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:00am
With Jonathan Gruber, the ObamaCare architect and Democratic Party hero turned pariah testifying before Congress, conservative groups are hoping for fireworks.  One activist group, Tea Party Patriots, is ready to remind everyone why he’s there.
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Tea Party group handing out 'I'm with stupid' shirts for Gruber hearing

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:00am
With Jonathan Gruber, the ObamaCare architect and Democratic Party hero turned pariah testifying before Congress, conservative groups are hoping for fireworks. One activist group, Tea Party Patriots, is ready to remind everyone why he’s there.
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'Unconscionable': Top Republicans lash out ahead of release of CIA report

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 1:00am
Top Republicans are warning that the "unconscionable" release, by order of Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein, of a report on CIA interrogation techniques used on Al Qaeda suspects in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks could "endanger the lives of Americans" all over the world.
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Obama pokes fun at his presidency on 'The Colbert Report'

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 12:41am
His daughters mock his big ears, he leaves his socks on the floor and sitting behind Stephen Colbert's desk, he said, gives him a greater sense of power.
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'Unconscionable': Top Republicans lash out ahead of release of CIA report

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:32pm
Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Jim Risch, R-Idaho, spoke out in a statement Monday after lawmakers and Obama administration officials warned that releasing the report could lead to a backlash against Americans around the world.
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Krauthammer: 'What exactly is to gain here?' with release of Senate report

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:31pm
Charles Krauthammer told viewers Monday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that release of a much-debated report detailing torture methods and interrogation used by US operatives to fight the war on terror may be a dangerous decision.
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Republican runner-up won’t concede Vermont governor race

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 5:16pm
The second-place finisher in last month's election for Vermont governor announced Monday that he is staying in the race, bucking recent history of the losing candidate conceding and leaving the final say up to the state Legislature.
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Biden to code-writing girls: ‘You’re as smart as any boy’

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 4:51pm
Don't worry, girls. "You're as smart as any boy." That was the message Monday from Vice President Biden as he pep-talked a group of young women during a White House technology event, in a uniquely Biden way. 
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