Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas) said Wednesday that, based on the details of the new nuclear deal with Iran, President Barack Obama might have surrendered to the Japanese if he’d been around to negotiate the end of World War II.
Many mainstream thinkers scoff at the idea of holding physical gold as an investment and hedge against economic uncertainty. But the Texas Legislature and Republican Gov. Greg Abbott aren’t among them.
Former Secretary of State and current Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is resorting to using double-speak and outright ignoring reporter questions on camera to avoid weighing in on President Obama’s deal with Iran.
Lawmakers on the House Appropriations Committee added an amendment to a spending bill Tuesday that would bar U.S. “sanctuary cities” from receiving federal grant money.
The Senate is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a measure that would enlist social media companies and others to be on the lookout for and report suspected “terrorist activity” to the federal government.
New polling data shows that a majority of Americans want Congress to implement “thoughtful” across-the-board spending cuts, even in traditionally sacred-cow defense expenditures.
Bald eagles, guns, astronauts, ball players, fast food, gold medals and patriotic Facebook posts… That’s American. That’s according to an unscientific but entertaining ranking of each state’s America-ness.
A citizen surveillance group says it plans to monitor Operation Jade Helm, the U.S. military’s planned seven-state training exercises, as it begins throughout the Southwest on Wednesday.
Federal officials, citing an increase in online radicalization, are using increasingly aggressive tactics to identify and arrest possible terrorists.
President Obama is scheduled to visit a federal prison in Oklahoma Thursday where he will reveal details about a White House plan to overhaul the nation’s bloated criminal justice system.
A Fourth of July reveler was arrested last weekend for breach of peace after he entertained a crowd with an electric guitar version of “The Star Spangled Banner” on a sidewalk in Neptune Beach, Florida.
The city of Greenleaf, Idaho, wants visitors to know that it’s likely they’ll be met with an armed response if they attempt to victimize its residents. It’s posted signs announcing: “THIS IS NOT A GUN FREE ZONE.”
FBI Director James B. Comey relayed Friday that alleged Charleston, South Carolina, shooter Dylann Roof was able to purchase the weapon because of government incompetence rather than lack of U.S. gun control laws.
U.S. government agencies have spent more than a decade and a billion taxpayer dollars attempting to establish rule of law and a basic legal system in Afghanistan. An audit describes the effort as “impaired.”
The Constitution’s 1st Amendment protections for free speech apply only to “institutions of faith” and not individual Americans, according to Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.).
House lawmakers this week passed a measure that would prohibit the families of Civil War veterans buried in federal cemeteries from honoring their memory and Southern heritage by placing Confederate flags on the soldiers’ graves.
Donald Trump has been criticized endlessly for suggesting that illegal immigrants have criminal tendencies. But it turns out that opposition to Trump’s view is made up of a noisy minority.
Good news: Aging political fixture and 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton claimed Tuesday that her current campaign is her “last rodeo” in American politics.
A writer over at Slate is ticked off that the craft beer revolution that has taken hold across America has led to beer labeling that at times conjures sexual images that are “inherently degrading to, or unpleasurable for, women.”
New polling data suggests that a growing number of Americans feel that the U.S. is vulnerable to a major terror attack. According to the polling data, Americans are now equally worried economic threats and terrorist attacks.
For months, Hillary Clinton has been pegged as “the inevitable” 2016 Democratic presidential nominee. But a top Clinton aide admitted on Monday that Clinton 2016 is worried that liberal outlier Bernie Sanders could pose a real threat to the former first lady with his populist messaging.
Cops in New Mexico are complaining that a new law requiring them to obtain a conviction before taking residents’ property via civil forfeiture is hurting their ability to perpetuate the government’s long-failed war on drugs.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is catching flak from both sides of the aisle as he continues his bid for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.