A Michele Bachmann romance novel? Believe it.
WASHINGTON—Members of a House panel angry over the growing epidemic of sexual assaults in the military took a key step toward tackling the problem by passing legislation Wednesday that would strip commanding officers of their longstanding authority to unilaterally change or dismiss court-martial convictions in rape and assault cases.
DES MOINES, Iowa—Is the tea party getting its groove back? Shouts of vindication from around the country suggest the movement's leaders certainly think so.
WASHINGTON—The Justice Department is investigating the Internal Revenue Service for targeting tea party groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax exempt status, Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday, widening a probe that includes investigations by three committees in Congress.
Advocates tout health benefits. Smokers say the tax is unfair. And law enforcement expects more smuggling.
Exhausted DFL and Republican legislators quickly turned their attention to voters around the state.
WASHINGTON — Being a U.S. senator is not as attractive as it used to be. Gov. Dave Heineman of Nebraska said today he would not be a candidate for the Senate seat in his state that will become vacant next year because Sen. Mike Johanns...
Speaking at the commencement ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told cadets that sexual harassment and sexual assault in the military are a “profound betrayal” and charged them with the responsibility to stamp out the sexual assault...
The Justice Department stopped short of saying that Attorney General Eric Holder O.K.’d the investigation into Fox News reporter James Rosen. But critics have seized on a comment Holder made last week, asking if the attorney general misled Congress. The Obama administration has been criticized...
From student loans to drones, here is what you'll need to know for next week.