Congress

Ignore America’s Debt Ceiling Doomsday Headlines

Forget the panic-inducing headlines -- U.S. politicians might be crazy and even stupid, but they won't commit political suicide by not raising the debt ceiling. More 

National Parks Hotels Are Losing A Million Dollars Per Day During The Government Shutdown

Xanterra Parks & Resorts is the largest concessioner in the U.S. National Parks system, and the government shutdown is costing the company millions. More 

Senate Candidate, Stripper Exchange Twitter Messages

Cory Booker is the latest in a line of politicians finding his Twitter use criticized after an article publicized messages he sent to a stripper. More 

DeLay Money Laundering Conviction Overturned

Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay had his 2010 conviction on money laundering charges overturned by an appeals court today. More 

Jesse Jackson Jr. Auction Brings In Few Bidders

Bids have been few and low for items being auctioned off by the U.S. Marshals to pay off the $750,000 in campaign funds Jesse Jackson Jr. illegally spent. More 

McCain Caught iPhone Gaming During Syria Hearing

Senator John McCain was caught playing poker on his iPhone during a lull in today's Senate Foreign Relations Committee on bombing Syria. More 

Ron Paul TV Channel Launches Online

Former Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul officially launched his online TV channel today, charging $9.95/month for broadcasts and interviews. More