GOP Chases Fake IRS Scandal, But Makes The Real One Worse

GOP Chases Fake IRS Scandal, But Makes The Real One Worse

With the exception of the 2012 Benghazi attacks, no Obama-era controversy has animated Republican imaginations quite like the one surrounding the Internal Revenue Service. Congres ...

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In VA Scandal, Let’s Have Accountability For All — Including Congress

In VA Scandal, Let’s Have Accountability For All — Including Congress

While Congress eagerly prepares its latest political stunt – a resolution to oust Gen. Eric Shinseki as Veterans Affairs Secretary – members might want to consider their own respo ...

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Meet The New Paul Ryan, Same As The Old Paul Ryan

Meet The New Paul Ryan, Same As The Old Paul Ryan

Over the past several months, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) has attempted to rebrand himself from an austerity-obsessed weak link in Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign to the Republ ...

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Report: Big Tax Cuts Have Been A Disaster For Kansas

Report: Big Tax Cuts Have Been A Disaster For Kansas

In 2012, after passing the largest tax cut in the history of Kansas, Governor Sam Brownback (R) claimed that his new policy would be "like a shot of adrenaline into the heart of t ...

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Pentagon Proposes Deep Cuts For U.S. Military Bases, But Would Spare Some

Pentagon Proposes Deep Cuts For U.S. Military Bases, But Would Spare Some

By James Rosen, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Sweeping budget and personnel cuts proposed Monday by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel would hit some military bases hard wh ...

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In Kansas, Domestic Violence Prosecutions Take A Back Seat To Politics

In Kansas, Domestic Violence Prosecutions Take A Back Seat To Politics

Update 10/14: The district attorney has agreed to hear some domestic violence cases in Topeka. Budget cuts are usually painful for local governments, but in Topeka, Kan., a fight ...

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They Have It Worse: Greece Approves More “Brutal” Budget Cuts

They Have It Worse: Greece Approves More “Brutal” Budget Cuts

Having already faced off intense--and violent--public opposition to immense austerity measures, Greeks got another taste today: Greece has approved an austerity bill that helps pu ...

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