Perhaps there have been reasons Republicans backed down from previous budget battles. Whatever their validity in the past, as the FY 2016 budget moves through the process, one ting is clear: If the GOP leadership pulls its punches during reconciliation, then it too is part of the problem in Washington.
After a marathon session, the Senate passed the budget 52-46 on Friday, with Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) casting ânoâ votes, and Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Barbara Mik...
Six service members died looking for him, five of the most dangerous Taliban commanders in U.S. custody were illegally exchanged for his release, $1 million in taxpayer dollars was spent on his retrieval, and the Obama administration insisted he "served with honor and distinction," yet the entire time, the White House knew that Bowe Bergdahl was a traitor who deserted his post in Afghanistan, risking the lives of his fellow service members.
In an era of rampant anti-Washington sentiment among voters, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) wears his reputation as a conservative iconoclast and one of the least popular members of the Senate as a badge of honor. ...
Big news today about the NSA's telephone metadata bulk collection program. According toÂ thisÂ AP article, even before Edward Snowden leaked information about the spying programÂ there was much discussion about the costs of bulk collection of telephone data.
The âbomb guruâ for the terrorist group the Weather Underground never served a day in jail â but he did spend decades teaching in New York City classrooms, a new book reveals. Ronald Fliegelman bui...
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, despite misgivings about ObamaCare, doesn't want it repealed and doesn't think congressional Republicans do, either. By Michael Tennant
Apparently the racist "Black Brunch" protests babies in Tacoma don't understand that if you disrupt people having brunch at a business that doesn't support your stupid demonstration, they can call ...
With a negotiating deadline on Tuesday, Iranian officials have backed away from a critical element of a proposed nuclear agreement, saying they are no longer willing to ship their atomic fuel out of the country.
Yeah here's how deep the Democrats' presidential bench - potential Hillary competitor Martin O'Malley stumbles when he's asked what is the greatest threat to America. Watch below: C'mon buddy how c...
Everyone has equal rights, or no one does.
Reddit interim CEO Ellen Pao sued her former employer Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers for discrimination claiming she was fired for being a woman. She lost every claim.
A study published today in the journal Science found that government biofuel policies rely on reductions in food consumption to generate greenhouse gas savings.
When Hillary Clinton formally announces her presidential bid–likely in the next month–some of her supporters would prefer that Bill Clinton not be by her side because his “unnecessary baggage” may overshadow her once again. According to a Politico report, “another
On "Fox and Friends Weekend," the president of Chi Alpha Bianca Davis told Anna Kooiman that she didn't see how a person who wasn't a Christian could effectively lead a Christian group.
President Barack Obama is being called out for dishonoring the United States of America by trading five Islamic terrorists for a known military deserter, former U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.
Only when it fits their agenda.
A former Iranian journalist who once had close ties to President Hassan Rouhani said top Obama administration officials are toeing such a conciliatory line at the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program that they appear to be speaking “on Iran’s behalf.” “The U.S. negotiating team are mainly there to...
Per a Washington Post report, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) claims that after the 2013 government shutdown over the Affordable Care Act both he and Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) "had their money spigot turned off by (GOP) leadership because blocking access to money is how leadership disciplines members.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., helped secure billions of dollars in federal loan guarantees for at least nine corporate donors who contributed to a green energy nonprofit operated by his former staffers and a current campaign operative, according to the Free Beacon.
In an appearance on ABC's This Week, Indiana governor Mike Pence defended his state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act by noting that Barack Obama had voted for the same law as an Illinois state senator.