Steven Miller issues public apology at House hearing in which he blamed tax-targeting scandal on procedure, not politicsRepublican attempts to turn the row over the IRS into a scandal engulfing the White House fizzled on Friday when the ousted head of the agency delivered a public apology
Republicans appear to reach deal with Hispanic caucus as one activist says 'that's like Israelis and Palestinians making peace'Hopes that America's 11 million undocumented migrants might be granted a pathway to US citizenship have risen significantly after a bipartisan group of politicians
When the Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities held its first Watergate hearing 40 years ago today, it was, by most accounts, a dull affair.
Attorney general grilled on a range of scandals, promising judiciary committee that people would be held accountableThe Internal Revenue Service blamed two "rogue" staff for the targeting of Tea Party groups as the Obama administration on fought in vain to dampen a series of growing scanda
President condemns 'intolerable and inexcusable' conduct after official report finds tax exemption was deliberately delayedBarack Obama has pledged Internal Revenue Service employees who discriminated against Tea Party groups will be held accountable after an independent watchdog heavily c
Attorney general Eric Holder announces joint probe with Justice Department as congressional anger intensifiesThe FBI has launched a criminal investigation into whether the Internal Revenue Service broke the law when it targeted conservative groups, the US attorney general,
Public Policy Polling released a poll on Monday finding that more Americans trust former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over Republicans over the GOP-ginned up Benghazi controversy.Forty-nine percent trust Clinton, versus 39 percent for Republicans.
Republicans and Democrats in step in criticising Internal Revenue Service as Tea Party groups say apology is not enoughBarack Obama has delivered his first public response to allegations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups for extra tax scrutiny, describing it as
President speaks at joint press conference with British prime minister David Cameron and denies existence of cover-upBarack Obama has dismissed the dispute over the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi as a Republican-orchestrated "sideshow" that defies logic and dishonours the diplomats
As the president prepares to meet the prime ministers of Britain and Turkey, what are his options on the Syrian civil war?President Barack Obama will come under increasing pressure this week, from international allies as well as Congress, to intervene in the Syrian civil war as the death t