FBI Director James B. Comey relayed Friday that alleged Charleston, South Carolina, shooter Dylann Roof was able to purchase the weapon because of government incompetence rather than lack of U.S. gun control laws.
U.S. government agencies have spent more than a decade and a billion taxpayer dollars attempting to establish rule of law and a basic legal system in Afghanistan. An audit describes the effort as “impaired.”
The Constitution’s 1st Amendment protections for free speech apply only to “institutions of faith” and not individual Americans, according to Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.).
House lawmakers this week passed a measure that would prohibit the families of Civil War veterans buried in federal cemeteries from honoring their memory and Southern heritage by placing Confederate flags on the soldiers’ graves.
Donald Trump has been criticized endlessly for suggesting that illegal immigrants have criminal tendencies. But it turns out that opposition to Trump’s view is made up of a noisy minority.
Good news: Aging political fixture and 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton claimed Tuesday that her current campaign is her “last rodeo” in American politics.
A writer over at Slate is ticked off that the craft beer revolution that has taken hold across America has led to beer labeling that at times conjures sexual images that are “inherently degrading to, or unpleasurable for, women.”
New polling data suggests that a growing number of Americans feel that the U.S. is vulnerable to a major terror attack. According to the polling data, Americans are now equally worried economic threats and terrorist attacks.
For months, Hillary Clinton has been pegged as “the inevitable” 2016 Democratic presidential nominee. But a top Clinton aide admitted on Monday that Clinton 2016 is worried that liberal outlier Bernie Sanders could pose a real threat to the former first lady with his populist messaging.
Cops in New Mexico are complaining that a new law requiring them to obtain a conviction before taking residents’ property via civil forfeiture is hurting their ability to perpetuate the government’s long-failed war on drugs.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is catching flak from both sides of the aisle as he continues his bid for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.
A majority of Americans believe the Confederate flag, which has come under new fire following the racially charged tragedy in Charleston earlier this month, is a symbol of heritage and not one of hate.
Texas Republican Rep. Michael McCaul wants to create a new arm of the Department of Homeland Security dedicated to combatting domestic violent extremists.
Top Republicans haven’t shown much interest in the arduous task of amending the Constitution over the issue of gay marriage. And political observers suggest that the GOP should move on.
The scandal-plagued Internal Revenue Service has evidently been so busy that it didn’t realize that it has awarded millions of dollars’ worth of government contracts to tax delinquent companies in recent years.
Following major political victories via Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare and gay marriage, President Barack Obama is seeing rising approval ratings and experiencing a confidence boost.
A group of Senate Democrats are pushing for a congressional inquiry into whether the threat of white supremacist domestic terror is on the rise in the wake of the killing of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina.
Following terror attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia Friday, top U.S. Homeland Security officials are warning that Americans could face terrorist activity during this weekend’s Independence Day celebrations.
Beloved children’s book author Judy Blume warned recently that the left’s unyielding effort to create a world where no one is ever offended by anything is a threat to literature.
A Louisiana resident was shocked recently to learn that the retail giant Wal-Mart would not decorate a cake with a Confederate flag but had no problem producing one adorned with an ISIS battle flag.
In a recent interview, Vermont Sen. and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said the left’s anti-2nd Amendment crusade is largely the product of urban politicians failing to understand rural America.
GOP pollster Ed Goeas recently told a gathering of the moderate Republican Ripon Society that 72 percent of Americans count a U.S. economic downturn as their primary political concern.
Police recently cited Daniel Gehlke for standing near an intersection in the city with a container lid on which he’d written the words “Cops are ahead” and “Stop at sign and light.”