Obama pays just 18% tax rate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ONLINE.WSJ) — President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama paid $112,214 in federal income taxes for 2012 on adjusted gross income of $608,611, an effective rate of more…

Sandy Hook mom fills in for Obama on radio

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="EyN3B5YToYqirzJ-8WfXs3phl7KFwboP"] (NPR) — In a rare departure from tradition, Saturday's weekly presidential address was delivered not by President Obama but instead by Francine Wheeler, whose son Ben, more…

Some evangelicals shift on immigration

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — ORLANDO, Fla. — In the pews of the First Baptist Church of Orlando, where thousands of evangelical Christians gather on Sundays to worship and sing, a more…

Rubio: Immigration plan is not amnesty

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24737761&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=320&width=425" height=320 width=425 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] (FOXNEWS) — Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio dismissed arguments Sunday that the Senate immigration bill offers amnesty for illegal more…

Senator vows to kill U.N. arms treaty

by Taylor Rose -- WASHINGTON – The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, or ATT, "will only be ratified if the Senate votes to, which will not happen so long as I am more…

When IRS guys are smilin'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="duamJ4YTqB5l4S8sGN1g5ORrhCXIqLJK"] The Capitol Steps offer a double feature as they dread the arrival of the federal income tax deadline and welcome Francis as the new pope.  Our more…

Homeschoolers alarmed by plans to track students

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The nation's leading homeschooling organization is warning parents that the federal government is advancing its aim of identifying and tracking students throughout their school careers, from birth through more…

Democrats plotting immigration blitz

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="liM2J4YTpX1TQd43zEocSgwu6UxbZKbA"] The much-awaited Senate immigration reform bill is expected to be introduced next week, and a Republican member of the Senate Judiciary Committee says Democrats are preparing more…