If you buy your food, should you be able to waste it as you please? Not in Seattle, where residents currently risk a fine if they are found guilty of improperly disposing of food.
GOP lawmakers in both chambers are moving forward with plans to derail the immigration overhaul President Barack Obama carried out via executive action last year.
A top Justice Department official said Tuesday that tech giants who have taken steps to protect customer data from government snoops are guilty of creating a “zone of lawlessness” and protecting criminals.
A Drug Enforcement Administration license plate tracking program designed to monitor vehicles with suspected ties to drug traffic has ballooned into a massive roadway surveillance program, according to a report.
Longtime U.S. foreign policy critic and famed linguist Noam Chomsky weighed in on the recently released “American Sniper” film; he’s not impressed.
A group of nine GOP lawmakers who believe the Republican Party has lost touch with its conservative base announced Monday that they are forming a new caucus to fight for legislation aimed at limiting the size of government.
One New York state lawmaker believes that allowing children younger than 12 to attend gun shows increases the possibility that the youngsters will be future perpetrators of firearm crimes.
A substitute teacher in Kirksville, Missouri, sent a letter to the parents of a primary school student because she didn’t approve of the contents of the young girl’s lunch. The youngster’s father, who is a doctor, promptly set the nosy educator straight.
Polling data out from Gallup shows that 63 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with the federal tax rate, the highest number recorded by the polling agency in 12 years.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) re-introduced legislation Friday that would strip U.S. citizenship from individuals suspected of traveling overseas to fight alongside ISIS and other known terror organizations.
The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, kicked off this week with tech industry giants discussing the future of technology and what it means for individual privacy. They concluded that the world’s current understanding of privacy will soon become a thing of the past.
Lawmakers who were pushing to increase the nation’s gas tax just as Americans began getting some relief at the pump appear poised for failure. But even as Washington’s push to hike the federal gas tax is faltering, the discussion is gaining steam in statehouses throughout the nation.
An Arizona Democrat has submitted three new legislative proposals aimed at ending gun sales between private parties without a background check and putting new restrictions on youth firearms use in the state.
The GOP responses to President Barack Obama’s Tuesday State of the Union speech offer underscore ongoing divisions in the party that hopes to retain control of the White House in 2016 after two terms of a Democratic presidency.
Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-Va.) has introduced legislation that would make it impossible for authorities in areas with restrictive firearm ordinances to abuse law-abiding gun owners attempting to transport their weapons from one place to another.
Though no one is really sure the precise age group defined by the term, it’s pretty clear that so-called millennials are on track to replace baby boomers as the largest segment of the nation’s population.
Just under three weeks in, the Obama administration has already managed to finalize 78 new regulations and set the wheels in motion for hundreds of millions of dollars in increased regulatory compliance costs in 2015.
An advisory panel created by Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy in the wake of the mass shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook school recently said that it would advocate for strict new gun regulations regardless of whether they are constitutional.
Republicans and anti-tax advocates are up in arms over a new tax plan President Barack Obama is expected to fully unveil during his State of the Union speech Tuesday night. On Saturday, the White House released the initial details about $320 billion in new taxes the president plans to implement over a 10-year period.
Leon Panetta, who served as Defense secretary and CIA director under President Barack Obama, said during a weekend interview that the world currently faces “a much more aggressive form of terrorism” than it has in the past. Panetta’s concerns are also shared by U.S. lawmakers in key intelligence positions.
Falling gas prices and an uptick in productivity on Wall Street has many Americans feeling good about their personal finances, even as a majority of people remain skeptical about recent Obama administration claims regarding economic improvement.
Sen. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) unveiled a set of three legislative proposals last week aimed at tightening restrictions on home gunsmithing and prohibiting the sale and possession of certain types of body armor.
“It’s about damn time” Congress took on President Barack Obama’s executive overreach, GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy said this week on the House floor as he urged his colleagues to support a House initiative to block funding for the president’s immigration actions.