It is now obvious that the behavior of the House Government Oversight Committee chairman represents the most serious wrongdoing in the supposed "IRS scandal." But this isn't the first time that Issa, who happens to be the wealthiest man in Congress, has misused the broad powers of his chairmanship.
Forever incapable of embarrassment, let alone sober reflection, Karl Rove is very well suited to his current roles as Fox News commentator and Crossroads Super PAC smear sponsor.
A look at the day's political happenings, including the SCOTUS health care decision countdown and Sen. Rand Paul wading into the personhood debate.
Fortune magazine has dug into the Fast and Furious scandal to expose political distortions and popular misconceptions.
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney appeared before a conference of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. Moody's cut the credit rating of 15 major banks, including Bank of America and Citigroup. And the White House refused to turn over certain Justice Department documents to a House committee, prompting the panel to vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress.
The facts do not remotely justify the partisan witch hunt by House Republicans who threaten, without legitimate cause, to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress.
A look at the day's political happenings, including a top Obama administration official facing a contempt vote, a new birther conspiracy and "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart takes on Fox News (yet again).
Update: House Republicans voted Wednesday afternoon to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress over the Justice Department's refusal to hand over documents related to the failed Fast and Furious gun-tracking operation. The vote came after President Barack Obama supported the retention by invoking executive privilege.
A look at the day's political happenings, including whether or not Marco Rubio is being vetted for vice president, why Paul Krugman thinks the U.S. will be in trouble if Romney is elected and some interesting revelations about John Edwards from his ex-mistress.