It’s been a tough week for President Barack Obama, but Republicans are not passing up an opportunity to take a hit at him for what they say is a needless delay of approval for the Keystone XL pipeline.
Back in March, The Wall Street Journal’s Damian Paletta profiled Daniel Werfel -- then the controller for the White House budget office, and today the newly named acting commissioner of the IRS. Here are highlights.
President Barack Obama’s nominee to oversee mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has pledged to sell off shares he owns in of Bank of America Corp. and other financial institutions should he be confirmed by lawmakers.
House Speaker Boehner said he was “concerned” that a bipartisan group of House lawmakers has been unable to reach an agreement on legislation to overhaul the country’s immigration laws, but said he was determined that the House would act in a “responsible way” on an immigration bill.
The IRS gave extra scrutiny starting in 2010 to conservative nonprofit groups applying to be classified as tax-exempt, according to an inspector general's report. Here are some key findings from the report.
Eric Holder faces questions in a hearing at the House Judiciary Committee, which is set to start at 1 pm. He will be grilled on the IRS scandal, the subpoenas of Associated Press phone records, and other issues.