The chair of the House Science Committee wants to be able to decide what the National Science Foundation funds. Full story
A favorite economic study of Republican lawmakers has been exposed as factually inaccurate. Too bad they already enacted spending cuts based on a premise of the flawed study. Chris Hayes explains why conservative lawmakers really want austerity.
The Up with Steve Kornacki panelists go one-by-one through every senator who voted against universal background checks and examine the reasons why.
Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla. walks toward the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.
U.S. Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) boards an elevator at the U.S. Capitol in Washington December 31, 2012. Taxes were on track to rise for many Americans this week unless U.S. lawmakers could cut a last-minute deal on Monday to avoid the "fiscal cliff," an outcome that seemed unlikely, but still possibl
U.S. Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) addresses the Reuters Washington Summit in the Reuters newsroom in Washington, November 9, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 19: U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) speaks to a journalist at the U.S. Capitol September 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. Sen. Coburn was on his way to attend the Senate Republican weekly policy committee luncheon meeting.