A pair of senators is leading a bipartisan plan that aims to give a voice to anyone who’s come up against federal regulations that appear to exist only to hamper economic growth and individual freedom.
The IRS released its yearly delinquency report this week, revealing that, by the government’s own calculation, more than 100,000 federal employees did not pay part or all of their federal income taxes last year.
Americans are far more concerned about drinking polluted water than they are about policy initiatives to combat global warming and/or climate change, deforestation and species extinction.
The scandal over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s violation of the White House’s conflict of interest agreement concerning her ties to the Clinton Foundation is trickling upward.
A House bill that would fundamentally disassemble the Patriot Act has begun its course through the House, thanks to a bipartisan duo calling for an end to “dragnet surveillance” in the United States.
The Department of Justice is defending former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton against a subpoena request under the Freedom of Information Act for thousands of emails exchanged on her privately owned server.
There’s a movement underway that aims to guarantee the 2016 presidential debates feature more than the standard two-party fare. But doing so will require a rule change from the group that organizes the debates.
The House of Representatives has passed a bill intended to require the Environmental Protection Agency to disclose the scientific research it uses to justify changes in its regulatory policies.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.) have introduced a new bill aimed at taking American energy policy in a direction completely opposite that of the Obama administration.
A Washington state man faces up to one year in prison and a $5,000 fine following his conviction for obstructing a police officer. It all started when he followed the vice president’s advice to fire warning shots into the air.
As part of the EPA’s current push to hand out $15,000 grants, the University of California-Riverside will benefit from government backing to develop a way to reduce emissions from backyard barbecue grills.
A New York mother and her two young children got a lesson in the real-world consequences of inviting the police to participate in the resolving of a family matter.
The EPA awarded a $15,000 grant to the University of Tulsa to help researchers develop a wireless device that would keep track of how much water hotel visitors use.
One candidate’s recent promise not to royally embarrass his would-be constituents sounds like a laser-accurate — if tellingly sad — reading of America’s cultural and political zeitgeist in 2015.
Every year, Al Gore drops by the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, to make a fool of himself in front of hipsters, activists and a sizable jumble of uninterested partiers. This year, the climate change rhetoric got harsh.
The foreign-donor scandal got a fresh dose of ugliness Monday. A report revealed the Clinton Foundation received a massive injection of money from “at least one” Chinese company with very close ties to the Chinese government.
Conservative vultures in Arizona have begun circling over what they hope is the carcass of Sen. John McCain’s political career. McCain appears to be concerned that he might indeed lose his seat.
A Florida drone hobbyist who’s been sharing aerial photos on YouTube got a letter from the FAA last week informing him that he’s been engaging in “commercial” drone photography and must cease — or face punitive fines.
Hillary Clinton’s public comments regarding the State Department email scandal were confusing by design. But thanks to a columnist, we have an idea of the criteria used to decide whether emails were “official” or “personal.”
President Obama’s Twitter account is asking folks to fill out a tournament bracket for the month of March. But it isn’t an NCAA bracket; the focus of this one is political.
On the same day a new federal report projected the U.S. could achieve a 35 percent rate of reliance on wind energy, Secretary of State John Kerry called for eleventh-hour action to move away from fossil fuels.
While that’s a statement that sounds like the protestation of a self-selected libertarian minority, the sentiment is becoming entrenched among the general public.
It’s one thing for a university to sanction one of its fraternities whose members say things that draw negative attention to the school. But it’s another for that same university to expel the students themselves, because students have constitutional rights.