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ObamaCare exchanges weigh extending deadline for insurance sign-ups

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 7:00am
Washington state on Monday became the first state to extend the sign-up deadline for health insurance until mid-April, allowing uninsured people to get health plans while filing their tax returns.
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Oregon’s juicy governor/girlfriend scandal: Why the media yawned

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 6:00am
Imagine the following scenario:

The governor of New York is mired in a scandal. Not just any scandal, but one that turns on humiliating revelations involving his girlfriend.

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Are private unions cooling toward Democrats?

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:00am
President Obama has long been a friend of organized labor, wholeheartedly supported in turn by unions that helped boost him to victory in both his presidential campaigns. But  increasingly, there now is a divide between unions in the public and private sector when it comes to supporting him. 
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Experts say probe of disgraced Oregon governor focusing on possible financial crimes

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:00am
Legal experts say a subpoena used in a federal grand jury investigation into Oregon's fallen governor and his fiancée indicates that authorities are investigating possible violations of public corruption laws and financial crimes including wire or mail fraud, bribery and tax evasion. The subpoena was sent to the state's administrative agency on the same day Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation.
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Labor secretary flies to California in effort to settle West Coast port dispute

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 3:39am
The nation's top labor official flew Monday to California in an attempt to resolve a damaging contract dispute between West Coast dockworkers and their employers.
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White House: It's not just about Islamic extremists

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 1:45am
President Obama is asking Congress for authority to battle the Islamic State, but the White House emphasized Monday that its upcoming conference on violent extremism isn't just about Muslim extremists.
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Federal judge temporarily blocks Obama's immigration executive action

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 1:35am
A federal judge has granted a request by 26 states to temporarily block President Obama's executive action on illegal immigration to allow a lawsuit aimed at permanently stopping the orders to make its way through the courts. 
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Krauthammer: This is really Islamist Supremacy

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 10:18pm
Charles Krauthammer said Monday on "Special Report with Bret Baier" that the extremist video showing the beheading of several Egyptian Coptic Christians “is a kin to Nazism.”
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Are private unions cooling toward Democrats?

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:49pm
President Obama has long been a friend of organized labor, wholeheartedly supported in turn by unions that helped boost him to victory in both his presidential campaigns. But  increasingly, there now is a divide between unions in the public and private sector when it comes to supporting him. 
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Egyptian beheadings show ISIS taking ‘global jihad’ to rest of Arab world

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 4:43pm
The Islamic State's mass execution of Egyptian Christians is the latest sign that ISIS is pointing its sword against not just the West but the rest of the Arab world -- drawing the region into a spreading war that leaves the United States in a difficult spot as it tries to marshal a cohesive coalition.
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Former Air Force One sits in Arizona desert, in need of new home

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:16pm
At a small airport outside of Tucson, Ariz., a forgotten piece of American history is deteriorating in the desert sun -- waiting for a new owner.
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Libya debacle casts shadow on Obama war plan

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 11:37am
The lessons of Libya loom over the President's crafting the 'right-sized' war to fight ISIS.
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New York senator proposes terrorist 'registry'

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 11:30am
A New York state senator has proposed a bill that would force "convicted" terrorists to register in a state database, similar to the existing registry for sex offenders.
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ISIS Empire: Smuggling, shakedowns, donations feed swelling terror budget

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 11:09am
As the Islamic State seeks to export its brand of barbaric terror to would-be affiliates, the U.S. faces a growing challenge to find the sources of ISIS funding and blunt its flow to allied militants.
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Dems to press administration for ObamaCare sign-up extension, as fines loom

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 8:58am
The official sign-up season for President Obama's health care law may be over, but leading congressional Democrats say millions of Americans facing new tax penalties deserve a second chance.
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Obama administration proposes regulations on commercial drones amid security, privacy concerns

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 4:00am
President Obama on Sunday announced plans to regulate the use of small, commercial drones -- attempting to get ahead of safety, privacy and economic issues as the unmanned aircraft quickly become more a part of everyday American life.
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Experts say probe of disgraced Oregon governor focusing on possible financial crimes

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 4:00am
Legal experts say a subpoena used in a federal grand jury investigation into Oregon's fallen governor and his fiancée indicates that authorities are investigating possible violations of public corruption laws and financial crimes including wire or mail fraud, bribery and tax evasion. The subpoena was sent to the state's administrative agency on the same day Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation.
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Feds buying million dollar ‘green’ buses

Sun, 02/15/2015 - 4:28pm
The Federal Transit Authority is spending $54.5 million to purchase 60 electric buses and charging stations for public transit systems across the country, costing taxpayers nearly $1 million per bus.
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NSA braced for new leaks

Sun, 02/15/2015 - 4:16pm
The National Security Agency, still reeling from massive leaks caused by Edward Snowden, is preparing to be hit with another major loss of secrets, according to U.S. intelligence officials.
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Democrats, Republicans suggest Obama's military plan vs. ISIS doesn’t go far enough

Sun, 02/15/2015 - 3:12pm
Congressional Democrats and Republicans on Sunday criticized the proposal President Obama recently submitted to Capitol Hill on defeating The Islamic State, suggesting it doesn't go far enough.
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