Bush Administration

The Internal Revenue Service paid $2.8 million in bonuses plus thousands of hours of paid time-off to 2,800 of its employees who had been disciplined for misconducts such as late or non-payment, misuse of travel cards, and even fraud, internal government investigators say. (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Gallup: 52 Percent Of Americans Say Federal Income Taxes ‘Too High’

As the April 15 tax deadline passes, more than half of Americans say that their federal taxes are too high and the lowest percentage since 2001 say they’re paying a fair amount.

04/15/2014

Condoleezza Rice at the TIME Summit On Higher Education Day 1 at Time Warner Center on Sept. 19, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for TIME)

Report: Condi Rice Turns Down Chance To Be Penn State President

An aide to former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she was approached by a firm helping Penn State look for a new president but she was not interested, a newspaper reported Friday.

11/11/2013

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Federal Court Upholds Bush-Era Smog Standard

A federal court on Tuesday upheld a 2008 air pollution standard the Obama administration vowed to strengthen, but later reversed itself and kept in place.

07/23/2013

Basking in an exuberant welcome, President Barack Obama on Monday declared a new era in U.S. relations with Africa based on strategic investment as opposed to charitable aid. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Declares New Era Of US-Africa Relations, Touts Bush Administration AIDS Work

Basking in an exuberant welcome, President Barack Obama on Monday declared a new era in U.S. relations with Africa based on strategic investment as opposed to charitable aid.

07/01/2013

Despite vast differences with President George W. Bush on ideology, style and temperament, President Barack Obama has stuck with Bush policies or aspirations on a number of fronts, from counterterrorism to immigration, from war strategy to the global fight against AIDS. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Despite Vast Difference In Ideology, Obama Keeps Many Bush Administration Policies

Despite vast differences with President George W. Bush on ideology, style and temperament, President Barack Obama has stuck with Bush policies or aspirations on a number of fronts, from counterterrorism to immigration, from war strategy to the global fight against AIDS.

04/24/2013

Following strained relationships between right-leaning Netanyahu – who formed a close relationship with Republican Mitt Romney during his losing campaign against Obama last year – Rabinovich stressed that Obama’s goals for this trip were about repairing the past and looking forward to the future. (Photo: JNS.org)

Former Israeli Ambassador: President’s Israel Visit ‘To Correct The Wrong Of Obama’s First-Term Relationship’

In a trip to renew a close relationship with the Israeli leadership and public, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Itamar Rabinovich called President Obama’s Middle East visit a “success,” setting the stage for future negotiations.

03/22/2013

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