On the eve of the Tea Party’s political rally in Michigan aimed at unseating Bart Stupak, the Democratic Representative announced April 9 that he will retire from the House in November, ending his 18 year run in Congress.
The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has backed the cable company Comcast in its dispute with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which accused the company of slowing some Internet traffic on its network. The ruling is seen as a blow to the government’s efforts to push through "net neutrality" regulations.
As the dispute continues between the United States and China over the latter’s alleged attempts to keep its currency undervalued, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will visit Beijing today for talks with the Chinese vice premier for economic affairs.
A coalition of national and regional Tea Party groups has announced the formation of the National Tea Party Federation (NTPF). Its proclaimed goal is to send a unified message and media response on behalf of key leaders and its affiliates.
A “sockdolager” is a knock-down blow. This is a newspaper reporter’s captivating story of his unforgettable encounter with the old “Bear Hunter” from Tennessee. From “The Life of Colonel David Crockett”, by Edward S. Ellis (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1884)
Embattled Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Michael Steele has been trying to reassure party members that the GOP will be ready for the midterm elections, but he is increasingly facing calls to resign.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) kicked off his re-election campaign in his home state on April 5 by making a joke at the expense of Sarah Palin, who rallied voters in his hometown of Searchlight a few weeks ago.
The United States government has announced a new security screening system designed to improve on the controversial directive to conduct mandatory screening of travelers from 14 countries, which was implemented following the failed Christmas Day bombing in Detroit.
As the Democrats are turning their sights towards immigration reform, a prominent advocacy organization has warned that an amnesty for illegal immigrants would be detrimental to American workers’ prospects.
A Florida doctor who strongly condemns the recently passed healthcare reform bill is encouraging Obama supporters to seek medical care at another physician’s office. Dr. Jack Cassell, a Mount Dora urologist and registered Republican, posted a message on his office door late last week stating, "If you voted for Obama…seek urologic healthcare elsewhere."