Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) hinted that he may soon be taking time away from his 2016 presidential campaign to perform another marathon filibuster as he joins bipartisan resistance to renewing a “clean” version of the Patriot Act.
As the June 1 deadline for Congress to renew portions of the Patriot Act that authorize the NSA’s surveillance programs draws near, top government officials and many establishment Republicans are fearmongering.
Citing an unfortunate “ruling class mentality” in Washington, Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) on Wednesday introduced legislation that would amend the Constitution to impose term limits on members of Congress.
It’s 2015, the age of diversity, and he’s far too white, too male, too blue-eyed and too straight. That, or something like that, is why students at Rutgers University say it’s time to make some changes to their mascot.
First lady Michelle Obama recently inferred that the nation’s museums and concert halls are still, at best, unwelcoming to the nation’s poor and people of color.
The commander in chief recently promised Democratic donors that his “project” of transforming America will continue long after he leaves the Oval Office.
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who recently jumped into the 2016 presidential race, says that it is time for a “political revolution” and believes mainstream Americans will have no problem voting for a self-described socialist.
Americans may soon learn more about how local and federal law enforcement agencies use cellphone-tracking technology after years of government efforts to keep the tracking devices called StingRays secret.
The American Civil Liberties Union declared Friday that “Black Spring has begun,” and a majority of Americans believe that a summer of increased racial disturbances and rioting lies ahead.
Thanks to security advances discovered by researchers at the University of Birmingham in England, the ability of citizens in nations throughout the world to participate in electoral politics from the comfort of their homes may be a step closer to reality.
A new report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction reveals that the war-torn nation is the “global leader” in opium cultivation despite costly U.S. efforts.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Wednesday grilled DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson about the government’s collection of U.S. communications data from third party service providers. Asked by Paul if the 4th Amendment “applies to third party records,” Johnson refused to answer.
Want to make sure that your encounters with police are recorded and made available to potential witnesses who could testify on your behalf if officer misconduct ensues? There’s an app for that.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that it is time to overhaul the nation’s criminal justice system to “end to the era of mass incarceration.” But just over two decades ago, Clinton helped to put many current criminal justice policies in place.
A Michigan 2nd Amendment group and a local parent have teamed up to sue the Ann Arbor school district over a policy enacted last month which they say contradicts state law and the Constitution by banning firearms on school grounds.
The results of a new Harvard Institute of Politics poll show that GOP presidential candidates have some work to do if they hope to capture the youth vote in 2016. A solid majority of 18-to-29-year-olds want a Democrat in the Oval Office following the next presidential election.
Privacy advocates are decrying legislation designed to enact modest reforms at the National Security Agency while reauthorizing expiring provisions of the Patriot Act.
Beyond aging infrastructure and the possibility of cyberattacks threatening the nation’s energy supply, extreme weather could also pose big threats. Still, cyberattacks occur more frequently than grid-down national disasters.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Monday defended President Barack Obama against criticism over the accidental killing of innocent hostages in a January strike near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo has spoken out against the passage of open carry legislation in the Texas House. The bill would let residents carry a handgun openly on their person with fear of being harassed by police officers.
New polling data revealing that a firm majority of Americans believe elected officials and bureaucrats wield too much power could spell good news for presidential contenders vowing to shrink the size of federal government.
The U.S. Congress has become increasingly polarized since the 1950s. And, according to recent findings, as congressional division has increased, legislative productivity has fallen.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has been getting criticized pretty heavily by the establishment wing of the GOP for his policy positions — some of them the same positions that just earned him a Constitutional Champion prize from The Constitution Project.