A local man traveled to Washington, D.C., to attend a hearing Friday after a question about him was among 35 a tea party group was instructed by the Internal Revenue Service to answer as part of an application for tax-exempt status last year. 9 On …
The night of smoke, chaos, gunfire and grenades that killed four Americans in Benghazi, Libya, is well-documented. Eight months later, it is the decisions made back in Washington that remain murky and in perpetual dispute.
Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress and lack of evidence to date of …
The nation's tax agency has admitted to inappropriately scrutinizing smaller tea party organizations that applied for tax-exempt status. But the IRS largely maintained a hands-off policy with the much larger, big-budget organizations on the left and right that were most influential in the 2012 elections and are organized under a section of the tax code that allows them to hide their donors.
Political scandals have strange ways of causing collateral damage, and Republicans are hoping the furor over federal tax enforcers singling out conservative groups will ensnare their biggest target: President Barack Obama's health care law.
A proposed constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio has cleared an initial step to get before voters.
It wasn’t exactly a debate, but the two major candidates seeking to be Cincinnati’s next mayor shared a stage this morning to discuss the city’s controversial parking lease.
The organic food industry is gaining clout on Capitol Hill, prompted by rising consumer demand and its entry into traditional farm states. But that isn't going over well with everyone in Congress.
Besides Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller, who lost his job this week, only one Cincinnati IRS employee has been disciplined in the tax agency scandal, Miller testified at a House committee hearing Friday.
Just hours before Thursday night’s public hearing on Cincinnati’s proposed budget, two City Council members introduced a plan to reduce planned police and fire layoffs even further.
A bipartisan group of House members announced a deal Thursday on sweeping immigration legislation, a breakthrough that could boost chances for one of President Barack Obama's top second-term priorities.
Justin Binik-Thomas wants answers.