Issa To Gruber: 'Are You Stupid?'Congressional Republicans on Tuesday grilled a health adviser who has demeaned the president's health law, but Democrats highlighted his extensive apologies and retractions as they tried to limit the political damage.
GOP Blocks Dem Effort To Chastise Issa's Conduct House Republicans have blocked an attempt by Democrats to chastise California Republican Darrell Issa for his conduct at a committee hearing.
Sebelius Vs. GOP Lawmakers Gets HeatedIssa accuses Sebelius of obstruction while the HHS Secretary accuses the House Republican of trying to block Obamacare.
Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
Post Office Seeks 3-Cent Stamp IncreaseThe financially strapped Postal Service is asking for a 3-cent increase in the price of a first class stamp, raising it to 49 cents. The chairman of the postal Board of Governors, Mickey Barnett, warned the agency is in a "precarious financial condition."
GOP Leader Introduces New D.C. Budget Autonomy Bill A leading House Republican has introduced a new bill that would give the District of Columbia more control over its municipal budget, a move that creates more uncertainty around a referendum approved by district voters that would do many of the same things.
Progressive Groups: We Were Not Subjected To Same Level Of IRS Scrutiny As Tea PartyLeaders of progressive groups say they, too, faced long delays in getting the Internal Revenue Service to approve their applications for tax-exempt status but were not subjected to the same level of scrutiny that Tea Party groups complained about.
GOP, Dems Challenge Holder Over Subpoenas To AP Congressional Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday challenged Attorney General Eric Holder over the Justice Department's handling of the investigation of national security leaks and its failure to talk to The Associated Press before issuing subpoenas for the news service's telephone records.
Issa: 'This Was A Targeting Of The President's Political Enemies'Congress was not told tea party groups were being inappropriately targeted by the Internal Revenue Service, even after acting agency Chief Steven Miller had been briefed on the matter.
Rove Group Ad Attacks Clinton For Alleged Role In 'Cover-Up' Of Benghazi AttackEven with the 2016 presidential election about three and a half years away, American Crossroads is taking Hillary Clinton to task for her alleged role in the “cover-up” of the U.S. consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya.
Dems: GOP Fails To Prove Any Allegations Of Scandal In Benghazi DeathsPoliticians love few things better than a scandal to trip up their opponents, and Republicans hope last year's fatal attack on U.S. diplomats in Libya will do exactly that to Hillary Rodham Clinton and other Democrats.
Changes to D.C. Height Restrictions Raising Congressional SupportThe House committee that oversees the nation's capital is launching a study on potential changes to building height restrictions in Washington.