FOX News: Politics
A Republican congressman got a step closer to naming a Nevada peak after the late President Ronald Reagan, after a House committee approved the idea on Wednesday.
Democrat Jim Moran of Virginia offered the plan as a replacement for the cost of living increase that would be denied lawmakers under legislation heading to the House floor later this spring.
A Democrat-backed bill aimed at curbing paycheck discrimination against women failed to clear a key Senate hurdle on Wednesday, as Republicans blocked the measure amid concerns from business groups.
These examples of IRS employees violating the Hatch Act, which forbids executive branch workers from engaging in partisan political activity, were revealed in a report by the U.S. Office of Special Counsel.
The Obama administration is facing mounting skepticism in Congress about the course of nuclear talks with Iran, as even America's top diplomat says he's "agnostic" on whether the highly touted talks can yield an agreement.
Walker, who dropped out of Marquette University his senior year, is reportedly looking into finishing his degree through University of Wisconsin-System's online course offerings.
Pursuit of former IRS official Lois Lerner charges up to attorney general the House has found in contempt of Congress.
A House committee voted Wednesday to formally ask the Justice Department to consider criminal prosecution against ex-IRS official Lois Lerner, the figure at the center of the political targeting scandal.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee on Wednesday said it raised $8.1 million in March, bringing its total for the year to $21.4 million.
The John Doe investigation was a multi-county secret probe into dozens of conservative groups, including conservative political activist O’Keefe and his Wisconsin Club for Growth.
During the darkest days of the Cold War, some in Washington feared a Communist infiltration inside the highest reaches of the government. It would have been unimaginable then that a man born and raised in Soviet-era Moscow would mount a strong challenge for a seat in Congress, with a rallying cry of freedom against government.
The Black Friday protests have become a common sight at Walmarts and other large retailers, but the labor unions behind the protests stepped up their efforts in 2013 to coincide with a national push from progressives seeking to hike the minimum wage.
President Obama, once again consoling a nation after a deadly shooting at a military post, joined with the families of those killed last week at Fort Hood in mourning their loss -- and vowed to do more to secure America's military facilities.
The Secret Service says that in addition to transferring agents from special operations division, anyone assigned to the unit is barred from drinking within 12 hours of starting a shift.
Dianne Reidy's rant made her the most-famous stenographer in the world. It also got her fired.
Democrats have made equal pay for women a huge priority. As President Obama took pen to paper on “Equal Pay Day” Tuesday to sign two orders that would make it easier for federal contract workers to find out if they are compensated fairly, a recent report shined a light on White House practices.
There is yet another ObamaCare surprise waiting for consumers: from now until the next open enrollment at the end of this year, most people will simply not be able to buy any health insurance at all, even outside the exchanges.
Topping a list of doctors paid the most by Medicare was Florida ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen, whose relationship with Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., made headlines last year after news broke that the lawmaker used the doctor's personal jet for trips to the Dominican Republic. Medicare paid Melgen $20.8 million.
President Barack Obama's aunt Zeituni Onyango, who was denied asylum in the United States but stayed illegally for years, died Tuesday at age 61.
Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer said Tuesday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that despite measures in the House to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for her refusal to testify, the investigation into the IRS targeting of Tea Party and other conservative groups is likely going nowhere.