Millions face higher taxes real soon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Millions of families and businesses will get hit by big tax increases a lot sooner than many realize if Congress and the White House don't agree more…

Feinstein to introduce assault-weapons ban

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICALTICKER.BLOGS.CNN) — Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California said Sunday the president will soon have legislation "to lead on" in the gun control debate, announcing she will introduce more…

Boehner caves, pitches millionaire tax hike

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) — Speaker John Boehner has proposed allowing tax rates to rise for the wealthiest Americans if President Barack Obama agrees to major entitlement cuts, according to several more…

Dem lawmaker advises Obama to 'exploit' shooting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) A veteran Democratic lawmaker believes the nation will go along with stronger gun control laws if President Obama "exploits" the Newtown, Conn., tragedy and nudges Congress more…

Are feds collecting information on you?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wired) In a secret government agreement granted without approval or debate from lawmakers, the U.S. attorney general recently gave the National Counterterrorism Center sweeping new powers to store more…

Gun-control laws failed Connecticut children

by Drew Zahn -- In the wake of the horrific school shooting in Newtown, Conn., voices across nation, and indeed across the globe, have been calling for stricter gun-control laws. Yet what more…

Democrat demands Obama eligibility hearing now

by Bob Unruh -- Florida, the battleground for many elections, has an opportunity right now to resolve the issue of Barack Obama's eligibility, according to a court filing in a case brought more…

Russian retaliates against U.S. rights legislation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR) Russian parliamentarians, incensed that the US Congress passed a law targeting human rights abusers in Russia, are expected to approve this week a retaliatory measure aimed at Americans more…

New federal rules restrict soot in air

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday issued its first major regulation since the Nov. 6 election, imposing new air quality rules on soot pollution in what more…