Damage control works only if it mitigates the original damage without creating more of it. So the U.S. State Department didn’t do Hillary Clinton any favors last week when it rushed to her defense in the wake of a report.
The New York Senate is presently weighing whether to include a green-energy biofuel mandate into the state budget for 2016, and a consortium of Republicans are leading the charge for its inclusion.
For a party that claims to monopolize the high ground on any social justice issue, the Democrats have adopted a platform that hurts the very people they boast of protecting, according to freshman GOP Congresswoman Mia Love.
A majority of Americans appears to be aligned in favor of the Congress – and against President Obama – on at least one issue: the Keystone XL pipeline.
Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) continues to rack up formal ethics complaints alleging that he abuses his public servant’s status in order to achieve political aims.
State Department emails reveal that no one within the department, including former Secretary Hillary Clinton, ever attributed the Benghazi, Libya, terror attack as anything other than a terror attack.
If you’re a U.S. Secretary of State who happens to help run a massive philanthropy on the side — a philanthropy whose success owes much to its association with a former U.S. president, who also happens to be your husband — what kind of influence does a large donation to your philanthropy really buy?
On Wednesday, the folks at Reason got their hands on a DHS report that CNN had reported placed right-wing sovereign citizen groups on equal footing with ISIS and Islamist terrorists as the most worrisome and significant source of terrorism on U.S. soil. Reason had a hard time coming to the same conclusions.
Ben Carson kicked off this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference with language that makes Mitt Romney’s infamous “47 percent” remark seem like a milquetoast recitation from a politically correct phone book.
Practically speaking, a bill in the Virginia Legislature would cut off restrictive governments from the “gotcha” evidence that could make a criminal of a legal concealed carry permit-holding Virginian during an otherwise-routine traffic stop.
The Federal Communications Commission is on the cusp of a vote that could revolutionize the open Internet by placing pricing, products, services and future innovation under government control.
Wary of repeating another Candy Crowley moment in the upcoming presidential primary season, the Republican National Committee has secured at least one conservative panelist to help question GOP candidates for the first in its series of debates leading up to the 2016 nomination.
In Chicago last week, a bunch of cab drivers organized a no-service “strike” during which they drove around the city but refused to stop for fares. They were protesting Uber, a ride-sharing service that upends the traditional model by using real-time Internet dispatches initiated directly by customers.
The Washington Post must be taking seriously the idea that Scott Walker, Wisconsin’s Republican governor, could mount a credible presidential campaign in 2016, because the past week has seen a barrage of negative WaPo articles with headlines, captions and commentary that seem focused on discrediting him.
Americans know a little something about secession. It’s something states have been known to do. We hear much less about municipalities trying to switch sides, but an instance may be playing out between the neighboring states of New York and Pennsylvania.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker last week told a group of Republicans that Mitt Romney’s failed 2012 campaign neglected to contrast GOP successes, at the state level, with Democratic failures under the first Obama administration.
Momentum is building for the passage of a “reciprocity” bill that aims to require each state to recognize concealed carry permits from visiting residents of other states, regardless of whether the visitors’ concealed carry permits fulfill the host state’s permitting requirements.
Bill Nye has devised a way to pretty much be right all the time when speaking about weather phenomena that deviate from historical norms: just say whatever’s applicable to help you bolster your case.
Harvard law professor Janet Halley is sending a message with a piece in the Harvard Law Review that deals, in part, with the woeful due process double standard that separates alleged college rape victims from their alleged attackers… or innocent bystanders who happen to superficially resemble them.
Montana lawmakers are taking up a state legislator’s new bill aimed at restricting the use of license plate scanners by law enforcement, over the predictable objections of the law enforcement community.
A Shreveport, Louisiana, man who wished to share his abundance of books with neighbors and passersby created a lemonade stand-type kiosk at the edge of his front yard so that interested readers could help themselves with a quick stop near the curb. But the city shut him down.
Launched Jan. 12 of this year, the “IDNYC” card is, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio, “not only a card for all New Yorkers, it is the gateway to city services, the key to opening a bank account or getting a library card, and the ticket to many of our city’s finest cultural institutions.”
The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is seeking the authority to reinterpret the Gun Control Act of 1968 so that a specific loading of 5.56 ammunition is deemed illegal, except for “sporting” uses determined by the bureau.