Even as his State party voted to censure him early this year for lacking conservatism, Senator John McCain recently claimed polls that show his approval rating being lower than any other Senator in the Nation are simply “bogus.”
President Barack Obama’s nomination of Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy for U.S. Surgeon General was passed from the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee to the full Senate by a vote of 13-9 last month. It is a nomination that should make gun owners shudder.
Throughout our coverage of the Conservative Political Action Conference last week, we were pleased to report that youth involvement in the conservative cause is increasing more than it has in decades. Most of the 20-somethings in attendance at CPAC had a clear message when asked why they’ve decided to get involved: The future looks bad. […]
As we told you yesterday, Senate Democrats embraced a faux-filibuster tactic in an effort to reinvigorate discussion about global warming climate change. In what amounted to an hours long dedication to hot air, Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), among others, got busy trying to “wake up Congress” to the reality of man-made natural disasters stemming from the stuff of Al Gore’s nightmares.
This article was originally published by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Changing Technology Demands New Rules for Police San Francisco — The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to set limits on warrantless searches of cellphones, arguing in two cases before the court that changing technology demands new guidelines for when the […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who confused last week’s CPAC crowd by showing up and sheepishly brandishing a rifle on the stage, didn’t take long to return to form over the weekend. He was back in front of the mainstream media Saturday, boasting that the GOP establishment would mop the floor with Tea Party candidates in the 2014 midterms.
After winning a second CPAC Presidential straw poll, Rand Paul (R-Ky.) realized it was time to start taking control of an important conservative brand name before the other guys could beat him to the punch. By Monday, he’d planted his flag on Ronald Regan’s diplomatic legacy – challenging his possible 2016 Republican adversaries to come up with alternate ways of inhabiting the same political space.
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WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) — Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says if he were president he’d take a harder stance against Russian President Vladimir Putin for events in Ukraine. “Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is a gross violation of that nation’s sovereignty and an affront to the international community,” Paul, mentioned as a 2016 Republican presidential […]