My must read is “White House’s Hard Line on Shutdown, Debt Ceiling Has Risks Attached,” from the Wall Street Journal.
William Beavers, a Democrat former Cook County Commissioner, was sentenced to six months in prison on Wednesday for failing to pay taxes on tens of thousands of dollars he took out his campaign fund and used for gambling and personal expenses, according to the Chicago Tribune.
A top Treasury Department watchdog defended his investigation into the targeting of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service.
Key parts of Obamacare have been delayed recently due to the administration’s failure to implement the law in time for its scheduled rollout. These delays raise questions about the healthcare overhaul viability in the eyes of congressional critics and some healthcare experts. Here are the top five remaining questions about the law and its impact.
The Republican National Committee issued a press release criticizing Democrats for their boorish behavior and calling out the media for failing to cover the latest liberal pol facing sexual harassment allegations.
Just hours after President Barack Obama announced massive cuts to America’s nuclear arsenal, activists and organizational leaders gathered on the sidelines of the 2013 Netroots Nation conference to plan how they can advocate for even greater reductions.
Meridian, Miss., Democratic mayoral candidate Rod Amos was arrested Sunday around 3 a.m., reports WTOK-TV News.
The arrest of New York State Democratic Sen. John Sampson is the latest scandal to rock the Democratic caucus in the state Senate, reports the New York Times.