In 2013, the tax increases in Obamacare will increasingly conspire against kitchen-table family healthcare decisions. As just one example, below are some of the taxes that will impact the purchase of dental braces:
Former Congressman warns Obama’s executive gun grab could spark second American revolution
Americans 'Don't Begin by Shooting'
Claims by the Central Intelligence Agency’s new director-designate that the US intelligence services received ‘no information’ about any civilians killed by US drones in the year prior to June 2011 do not appear to bear scrutiny.
Tim Geithner is in his final days as Treasury Secretary, as Obama officially nominated Jack lew to take over his role.
A federal judge has rejected an attempt by the Obama administration to use secret evidence to derail a former Stanford student's attempt to challenge her inclusion on the government's no-fly list, Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Pledging swift action to curb gun violence, Vice President Joe Biden said he would deliver new policy proposals to President Barack Obama by Tuesday.
“Sometimes you have to pass the bill to find out what’s in it,” to paraphrase former Speaker Nancy Pelosi. As reported at IJR earlier today, a hidden amendment in Obamacare prevents a national gun and ammunition registry.
"The president is going to act," said Biden, giving some comments to the press before a meeting with victims of gun violence. "There are executive orders, there's executive action that can be taken.
Last Friday, the League of Women Voters in Hawaii sent Obama back to D.C. on his last day of family vacation in his native Hawaii with a reminder that his action or inaction on addressing climate change will have a great impact on the island's future
I happily joined the more than 200,000 people who’ve signed the “Paul Krugman for Treasury Secretary” progressive fantasy petition. It was a clever way to tell the administration to reject this nutty austerity craze.
It takes courage to enter a war zone willingly, armed with a microphone and a camera as a journalist.
Man who produced 'Bowling for Columbine' over a decade ago says he is 'heartbroken' that film did so little to stem culture of gun violence
Gun rights groups are suspicious of the attorney general’s involvement in the task force being led by Vice President Biden.
Many of President Obama's top advisers are unlikely to stick around for a second term. Use this page to track who's staying, who's going, and who's coming in -- and what those newcomers might bring to the president's team.
Bloomberg is reporting that President Barack Obama will name current Chief of Staff Jack Lew to be the next Treasury Secretary on Thursday, where he will succeed Tim Geithner.
The failure of the Congressional Progressive Caucus to stand up to President Obama on many vital matters of principle is one of the most important – and least mentioned – political dynamics of this era.
Retired Lt. Gen. David W. Barno, now at the Center for a New American Security, writes at Foreign Policy on Hamid Karzai’s upcoming visit to Washington to discuss with the Obama administration a status of forces agreement for Afghanistan beyond 2014.
As much of Latin America braces itself for the possibility of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s death, observers around the world would do well to note the stark contrasts that exist within the region.
Michael Boyle, who was on Obama’s counter-terrorism advisory group in the run-up to the 2008 election, writes in a study for the Chatham House journal International Affairs that Obama abandoned his pledge to restore respect for the rule of law.
A celebrity photographer who snapped photos of President Barack Obama’s daughters frolicking on a public beach in Hawaii received a warning from the White House that their privacy should be respected. As official and intimidating it may be
Pres. Obama just made a hideous appointment.
Just two weeks before his second inauguration, President Barack Obama is acting as if he believes he has a big mandate for his next term.
John Brennan played a key role in expanding a program of air strikes by unmanned drones on suspected terrorists in Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen, which has killed more than 2,000 people.
We've come to that moment in a nomination fight where supporters of a nomination are suddenly seized by forgetfulness about such basic facts as: what the job to be filled actually does.
On Iran and Syria too, Hagel appears reluctant to commit troops
In the future, Americans will look back at 2012 as the year in which liberals finally realized their fondest dream: a dependent, entitled America.
As the Obama Administration seeks supra-constitutional policies, it is clear that the authoritarian class has craftily planned, and slowly implemented a total disarmament.
Conservative Republicans, outwardly opposing Hagel, are gearing up for a fight in his confirmation process
At a campaign event in Lebanon, Virginia in 2008, then-Senator Barack Obama said that he will not take Americans' guns away.