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The federal government is moving to crack down on what it says is a burgeoning scam where people who are not allowed to own firearms under their own name create a trust or corporation, and then legally have the gun transferred to that trust.
A federal judge is set to decide this month whether Obamacare insurance markets run by the federal government can dole out subsidies to help consumers pay for their coverage — a key element to making President Obama's health law work as intended.
The House's chief investigator says the FBI is stonewalling his inquiry into whether the agency and the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative group True the Vote for special scrutiny, and Rep. Darrell E. Issa is now threatening subpoenas to pry loose the information from FBI Director James B. Comey Jr.
Jindal v. Obama: The new school choice battle; La. voucher fight revives reform led by conservatives
Two decades ago, while George H.W. Bush was still president, Republican governors like Tommy Thompson in Wisconsin began in earnest their long-brewing war on underperforming public schools.
The Department of Justice decided to go after Wall Street investment bank J.P. Morgan over the firm's role in America's recent economic woes. The result last week was a $13 billion settlement, which is the biggest shakedown of a single company in American history.
Duke Energy Corp., a major U.S. power company, has pleaded guilty to killing 14 eagles and 149 other birds at two Wyoming wind farms and agreed to pay $1 million.
Federal authorities descended without warning Thursday morning on multiple Colorado medical marijuana operations, seizing plants and executing search warrants at shops as part of what was described as an ongoing investigation.
Here is a quick pop quiz. Which presented more harm to human life and personal freedom: the 16-day partial shutdown of the federal government last month or the rollout of Obamacare this month?
Capitol Hill lawmakers are turning their attention to Bitcoin and other virtual currency websites this week, as they consider how to regulate a new technology that is revolutionizing financial markets around the world.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is claiming victory after the Obama administration Justice Department backed off on its legal push to end the state's groundbreaking school voucher program, which has allowed thousands of poor children to attend the state's best schools.
The Obama administration is as transparent as the blacked-out papers the Justice Department sends in response to congressional inquiries into the Fast and Furious gunrunning scandal. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. continues his defiance of the House of Representatives, which found him in contempt last year for his refusal to hand over readable documents that could explain why Mr. Holder and his department lied to Congress about the sale of guns to drug kingpins in Mexico.
An internal watchdog is criticizing the Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons for not warning fellow agencies about a contractor causing problems.
The U.S. Department of Justice wants an appeal to a court ruling that allows the U.S. House of Representatives to proceed with contempt charges against U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. for his role in the botched "Fast and Furious" gun-running scheme.
Left-leaning Politifact twisted itself in knots to declare Sen. Ted Cruz’s data on gun prosecutions declining under President Obama as “mostly false.” In fact, the Republican senator correctly stated on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” on Nov. 8 that “Under President Bush, prosecution of gun crimes was 30 percent higher than it is under President Obama.
A federal law banning firearms that cannot be detected by walk-through metal detectors expires in less than a month, but Congress has yet to act despite the rise of new technologies that can produce "3-D" plastic guns.