A watchdog report out Thursday found that the FBI took seven years to fulfill a legal obligation to adopt additional privacy protections for searches authorized by the controversial Section 215 of the Patriot Act.
A new bill making its way through the Louisiana Legislature would allow public schools in the state to set aside time and resources to teach students gun safety lessons modeled on the NRA’s Eddie Eagle GunSafe program.
The ATF should be dissolved and have its mission, agents and investigators merged into the FBI, the Center for American Progress concluded in a new report following a two-year investigation of the agency.
Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.C.) wants to slow the trillions of dollars in damage unelected bureaucrats do to the economy each year with a new resolution that would increase congressional scrutiny of regulations.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a long-shot candidate in the 2016 presidential race, unveiled legislation Tuesday that would require the nation’s federal and state governments to foot the bill for citizens’ college educations.
According to Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.), members of Congress deserve a pay raise regardless of whether voters are satisfied with the job they are doing.
A group of civil liberty and privacy organizations want police departments throughout the nation to develop “narrow and well-defined purposes” for using body cams and the footage they capture.
How you feel about a path to citizenship for people who enter the nation illegally is not the most important immigration debate Americans should be having.
AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka said in a recent interview that President Obama’s key arguments for implementing the Trans-Pacific Partnership are “pure, unadulterated horse waste.”
A group of Senate Republicans introduced legislation Wednesday that would walk back President Barack Obama’s sweeping climate regulations for U.S. power plants and prevent the president from reissuing similar rules.
The Internet and your always-connected lifestyle could be wreaking havoc on your ability to concentrate. That’s according to new research that finds that the average human attention span is now similar to that of a goldfish.
Despite a GOP takeover five months ago and a handful of legislative achievements since, congressional approval remains near all-time lows.
Democratic legislation in the House aims to ban online ammunition sales and require vendors to report face-to-face purchases of more than 1,000 rounds to the government.
Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety is about to launch a news organization dedicated solely to reporting incidents of gun violence.
A new analysis reveals that the U.S. economy was subjected to nearly $2 trillion worth of lost productivity and price increases in 2014 as a result of burdensome federal regulations.
President Barack Obama recently vowed that his “project” will continue long after he leaves the White House. In a new email to supporters, the Obama Foundation has reiterated that the president is going to remain very politically active after 2016 with the declaration “eight years is only the beginning.”
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) hinted that he may soon be taking time away from his 2016 presidential campaign to perform another marathon filibuster as he joins bipartisan resistance to renewing a “clean” version of the Patriot Act.
As the June 1 deadline for Congress to renew portions of the Patriot Act that authorize the NSA’s surveillance programs draws near, top government officials and many establishment Republicans are fearmongering.
Citing an unfortunate “ruling class mentality” in Washington, Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) on Wednesday introduced legislation that would amend the Constitution to impose term limits on members of Congress.
It’s 2015, the age of diversity, and he’s far too white, too male, too blue-eyed and too straight. That, or something like that, is why students at Rutgers University say it’s time to make some changes to their mascot.
First lady Michelle Obama recently inferred that the nation’s museums and concert halls are still, at best, unwelcoming to the nation’s poor and people of color.
The commander in chief recently promised Democratic donors that his “project” of transforming America will continue long after he leaves the Oval Office.
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who recently jumped into the 2016 presidential race, says that it is time for a “political revolution” and believes mainstream Americans will have no problem voting for a self-described socialist.