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The IRS has awarded the largest whistleblower award in history — $104 million — to a former UBS banker who gave information that helped expose a $20 billion offshore banking scheme, the whistleblower's lawyers said Tuesday.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta slammed Congress on Tuesday for failing to come up with a deal to prevent an additional half-trillion dollars in defense cuts, saying that the looming cutbacks would have a drastic effect on the nation's armed forces.
Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, pulled no punches in attacking President Obama's foreign policy record Tuesday, calling his Middle East policy an "abysmal failure" and saying he's gone "AWOL" on negotiations over looming cuts to the federal defense budget.
While a few polls have shown President Obama with a tangible lead after the Democratic National Convention, a new one gives him a razor-thin 1-point advantage over Republican Mitt Romney and less-than-solid marks on his handling of the economy.
Fresh off last week's Democratic National Convention, President Obama has stretched his lead over Mitt Romney among nationwide voters, according to polls released Monday.
Former GOP Florida Gov. Charlie Crist holds a commanding lead in a poll testing potential candidates in a hypothetical matchup for the 2014 Democratic primary for the state's governor.
President Obama narrowly raised more funds than Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on the campaign trail last month, breaking a three-month streak of greater fundraising totals by the GOP candidate.
On the campaign trail, President Obama is constantly talking about the importance of technology, but he met his match in an iPhone Sunday.
President Obama says campaigning lifts his spirits, but on Sunday a burly restaurant owner gave Mr. Obama a lift literally.
Running up trillion-dollar deficits isn't stopping President Obama from blasting the budget and tax-cut proposals of Republican rival Mitt Romney.
Upon meeting a child Saturday who was born in Hawaii, President Obama joked about the boy's birth certificate.
Mitt Romney, who was relatively quiet this week during the Democratic National Convention, slammed President Obama in his fourth weekly podcast released Saturday.
Bloggers are having a little fun with this morning's handshake-and-hearty-hug greeting between former Republican Charlie Crist and President Barack Obama, who kicked off a two-day bus tour in Florida on Saturday.
In her quest to convince Missouri voters she's moderate enough for them, Sen. Claire McCaskill is highlighting a ranking of senators that placed her smack dab in the ideological center.
Flexing his financial muscle, Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee, released 15 new television ads across eight battleground states — a firm reminder that the Republican has more cash on hand to toss around than President Obama heading in the final months of the campaign.