With the primary season in full swing, and with the race for Congress in November heating up, the tone of the U.S. political discourse has sharpened, and most Americans find this troubling, according to a recent public opinion survey.
As the review of President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee’s legal writings continues, national conservative groups are stepping up their efforts to block Elena Kagan’s appointment.
Republican South Carolina State Senator Jake Knotts apologized last week for using a racial slur to disparage both President Obama and Republican State Representative Nikki Haley, who was born in the United States and is of Indian decent.
A pair of recent polls has shown that there may be a growing tension between people’s desire to pay fewer taxes and their aspirations to live healthier lives.
The United States Copyright Group has filed a brief that threatens to sue Time Warner Company (TWC) for copyright infringement if the company does not reveal the information about consumers who downloaded films using the BitTorrent application. However, civil rights groups have asked the court to block the subpoena.
American supporters of gun rights have been electrified by last week’s mass shooting in England and are seeing it as proof that restrictive gun laws, common in Europe, do more harm than good.
A pair of recently released reports shows why politicians are often in a quandary when it comes to fashioning taxation policies—the first suggests that lower taxes increase national debt, while the other blames poverty on state income taxes.
Amid a harsh domestic dispute over Arizona’s new immigration law, the state’s governor traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet with President Obama to discuss the issue. However, it appears that the two sides did not come to any substantive agreements.
In the midst of the intense debate about Americans’ right to carry a concealed weapon, both proponents and opponents of this measure can find many resources that can inform their views and decisions.
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has said that she will fight any attempt by the Federal government to overturn her state’s controversial new immigration law.