Trade pact’s job creation really zero, not 650,000

Politicians are using questionable math from a Trans-Pacific Partnership study to claim big job numbers.

GOP senator proposes barring bonuses for tax-delinquent feds

GOP senator proposes barring bonuses for tax-delinquent feds

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) introduced legislation to bar bonuses for federal workers who owe back taxes. In recent years, tax-delinquent IRS employees alone owed more than $3 million.

How Mitt Romney decided against a 2016 presidential campaign

How Mitt Romney decided against a 2016 presidential campaign

Although he could have won the nomination, he would have been weakened for the general election.

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America’s season of wretched excess

America’s season of wretched excess

What the State of the Union and the Super Bowl have in common.

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Dartmouth takes on hard liquor

Dartmouth takes on hard liquor

The university is taking a new approach in going after the campus drinking problem.

Where the Senate went to college -- in one map

Where the Senate went to college -- in one map

Or, why Minnesota is the best.

Romney out: A boost for Bush and who else?

Romney out: A boost for Bush and who else?

The race is once again wide open for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

Romney rules out 2016 bid, ending speculation

Romney rules out 2016 bid, ending speculation

The Republican told supporters in a call that he would not run for president a third time, saying the campaign would have been a “difficult test and a hard fight.”

How he’s going to get what
he wants in the 2016 race

How he’s going to get what <br>he wants in the 2016 race

THE FIX | Now, with Romney out, the dynamic of the race will be fundamentally altered. 

What if Hillary DOESN’T run?

What if Hillary DOESN’T run?

DOOM -- for Democrats.

Is Rep. Mark Meadows open to federal workers?

Is Rep. Mark Meadows open to federal workers?

The new conservative Republican chair of House Oversight wants to meet with employees in a different agency each month.

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Bernie Sanders is right to be outraged

Bernie Sanders is right to be outraged

But you can’t have a populist revolution without people.

In U.S., growing distrust of scientists — and not just on climate change

In U.S., growing distrust of scientists — and not just on climate change

A Pew study also shows wide gaps between scientists and the public on GMOs and research using animals.

Report criticizes DEA’s poor monitoring for racial bias in ‘cold consent’ stops

Report criticizes DEA’s poor monitoring for racial bias in ‘cold consent’ stops

The Justice Department is examining state and local police for possible racial profiling, but an inspector general’s report turned the same spotlight on one of DOJ’s own Drug Enforcement Administration.

Obama administration earns 4 Pinocchios for fishy math on 650,000 new jobs

Obama administration earns 4 Pinocchios for fishy math on 650,000 new jobs

The Obama administration claims an Asian trade deal will create that many jobs.

John Kerry fined $50 for not shoveling his sidewalk in Boston

John Kerry fined $50 for not shoveling his sidewalk in Boston

The ticket was issued Thursday, and yellow tape was put up warning of snow and ice falling from the home.

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Conservative chairman open to federal worker views

Conservative chairman open to federal worker views

Rep. Mark Meadows is taking over the panel with a willingness to consider other perspectives.

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The rise of anti-Semitism today is a return to the norm

The rise of anti-Semitism today is a return to the norm

But the threat to the Jewish future is in the Muslim Middle East, not Europe.

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Boehner’s invitation to Netanyahu backfires on them both

Boehner’s invitation to Netanyahu backfires on them both

By going around Obama, Israel’s leader and the House speaker made a colossal mistake.

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An invasion of artificial outrage in America

An invasion of artificial outrage in America

In the politics of extreme rhetoric, logical reasoning takes a back seat.

Lindsey Graham jumps into 2016 race for president

Lindsey Graham jumps into 2016 race for president

The Republican senator from South Carolina announces the formation of an exploratory committee.

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Lawmakers: How about a vacation in Cuba?

Lawmakers: How about a vacation in Cuba?

A bipartisan group of legislators introduces a bill that would lift the long-standing travel restrictions.

New signals of a possible Rubio presidential bid

New signals of a possible Rubio presidential bid

The Republican senator from Florida made a fundraising stop in California, missing debate on a Keystone bill.

It could be a very long time before Democrats are in the House majority again

It could be a very long time before Democrats are in the House majority again

Circle 2022 on your calendar. If you have that sort of calendar.

Lynch: Not Eric Holder and definitely not John Mitchell, either

Lynch: Not Eric Holder and definitely not John Mitchell, either

No matter what the scandal, Watergate will always be with us -- even at Loretta Lynch’s confirmation hearing.

Romney’s people insist he’s not ‘rebranding.’ Sorry, but he most definitely is.

Romney’s people insist he’s not ‘rebranding.’ Sorry, but he most definitely is.

It’s the very definition of “rebranding.“

Jeb Bush’s wrong claims on oil imports

Jeb Bush’s wrong claims on oil imports

The former Florida governor gets his facts wrong about which nations export oil to the United States