It says a lot when a bill’s co-sponsor ends up voting against his own legislation once it’s made its way through the committee carwash process and come out sterile on […]
On Wednesday, House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) revealed the existence of a classified State Department email that creates fresh questions about the Obama Administration’s handling of the Benghazi, […]
Even though the President and Congressional Democrats have spent the better part of two years hammering Republicans for refusing to compromise on legislative measures, it’s interesting to take a step back and look at Senator Harry Reid’s conduct as Majority Leader during that time.
After almost two weeks of waffling over whether to participate in the House of Representatives’ Select Committee on Benghazi, it appears as though Democrats have decided to join in, giving the investigative panel a bipartisan makeup.
Insurance companies who’ve been repeatedly told – at least in public – that there’s no reason they should need government assistance to ensure the Obamacare era is a profitable one […]
CNN won’t be guilted into covering the House Select Committee’s investigation into the Benghazi terror attack if its content directors believe the investigation isn’t newsworthy, network president Jeff Zucker told […]
Congressman Justin Amash (R-Mi.), the libertarian-leaning first-term House member who came close to scoring a major legislative victory over the National Security Agency last summer, is back again with two similar amendments to this year’s defense spending bill.
Facing the threat of losing its Federal funding carrot for public school lunches under a Michelle Obama-backed child obesity law, the Connecticut General Assembly last week approved a measure banning chocolate milk from being made available in lunchrooms throughout the State.
Nevada became the latest State to abandon its State-managed Obamacare online marketplace Tuesday, ending its relationship with the company that had been hired to set up and manage the Nevada […]
Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) has redoubled his efforts to drum up grass-roots support for a piece of legislation that seeks to create a Federal bank dedicated solely to issuing loans for green-energy projects, five years after the same bill died in the Senate.
Last week, MTV released the results of a survey the pop-culture network commissioned as part of a larger, agenda-driven project to normalize cultural outliers, emphasize racial prejudices and, in the company’s own words, “address bias.” Apparently, a lot of kids who watch MTV are sick of affirmative action.
The Obama Administration is waging a semi-successful campaign to burden firearms dealers with regulations and veiled scrutiny tied to the consumer credit industry to such an extent that retailers are […]
As State courts go back and forth over the Constitutionality of voter identification laws, public opinion appears to strongly favor voter ID as a means of reducing elections fraud.
West Virginia voters advanced 17 year-old high school senior Saira Blair to the November general election for a seat in the State House of Delegates this week, stalling the political […]
Government’s interjection into the ongoing debate about what constitutes “real” media took another turn this week, when advocates for a nonprofit seeking to assert its 1st Amendment protections appealed to overturn a lower court’s narrow interpretation of what constitutes journalism.
Opponents of Arkansas’ voter ID law had less than a month to celebrate their evident court victory against the law before the State Supreme Court reinstated the law, overturning the decision of a circuit judge who’d declared that it violated the State Constitution.
Arguing that “a five-member panel at the FCC should not be dictating how Internet services will be provided to millions of Americans,” Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Wednesday announced his […]
On Wednesday, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) blasted President Obama’s nomination of a controversial former member of the legal team that green-lit the drone killing of two radicalized Islamist U.S. Citizens […]
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced on Wednesday his intention to hold repeated floor votes, if necessary, on a piece of legislation he’s aiming straight at the Koch brothers, Reid’s favorite conservative-libertarian punching bag in the 2014 election cycle.
The governing body of a rural county in southern New Mexico threw down the gauntlet against the Feds this week in another land use dispute, voting to defy the U.S. […]
Judicial Watch, the organization that has done more than anyone except House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) to untangle the skein of corruption in the scandal over the Internal […]
The best that Republican challengers hoping to unseat incumbent Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) can hope for in next month’s South Carolina primary election is that somebody will force him into a runoff election. But there’s a lot of antipathy toward Graham among South Carolina conservatives.
If the Republican Party is working for the people who vote their candidates into office anywhere at all, it appears to be happening in the States, where the election of GOP Governors and lawmakers tends to correlate to results that reflect the party’s platform more closely than at the Federal and executive levels.