The bogus claim that Obamacare has boosted the number of uninsured

Has the health-care law actually increased the number of uninsured? We check the evidence.

GOP lawmakers oppose bonuses for IRS division that targeted groups

GOP lawmakers said the next general appropriations bill should prohibit bonuses for employees of the IRS’s Tax Exempt and Government Entities division.

House passes measure to ban bonuses for VA executives

Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) said the amendment is necessary because of “systematic leadership failures.”


Pat Roberts of Kansas defeats tea party challenger in Republican Senate primary

In Michigan, Rep. Kerry Bentivolio loses to businessman Dave Trott, while Rep. Justin Amash triumphs.

Sen. Pat Roberts defeats tea party primary challenger

The primary victory by the incumbent Kansas Republican deals a dispiriting blow to the tea party movement in one of its last chances to field a successful candidate.

Claims that the budget deal limits Senate minority rights and could lead to tax hikes

Opponents of the bipartisan budget deal say it had hidden rules that could lead to tax increases. That’s a stretch.

What’s the matter with Kansas?

Why is a Republican governor in a Republican state in so much electoral trouble?