Rand Paul’s views on foreign policy and limited military intervnetion set him apart from the other Republicans hungering for the presidency. They can be expected to slam him as an “isolationist,” and blind to the harsh realities of the international jungle. But his view of how the U.S. should deal with the rest of the world also offers a unique opening to appeal to voters who haven’t always leaned right
The congressional Democrats involved in writing the Affordable Care Act told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that they intended for consumers in all states to be eligible for subsidies, and they argue that the law they drafted reflects that intention.
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said a judge’s declining to dismiss an abuse-of-power case over actions he took as governor isn’t going to affect his timetable on making a decision on a 2016 run for president.
President Obama’s nominee for attorney general argued Wednesday that she believes the president’s executive actions on immigration are legal, rejecting the notion that they were an attempt to provide unilateral amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants.
Up to 20 percent of taxpayers could claim they were exempt from Obamacare on their tax forms this year, the administration said Wednesday as they tried to prepare the country for the first year of penalties under the Affordable Care Act.
The Obama administration says it still supports a plan to tax the popular “529” college savings plans but is giving up on the idea because it has become a distraction from other priorities.
Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday reintroduced legislation to force a government watchdog audit of the Federal Reserve, and the bill has its best chance yet of finally clearing Congress.
In an effort to put an end to Operation Choke Point — a financial task force that was created by the Obama administration to “choke out” businesses it finds objectionable like gun shops — the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. issued a letter Wednesday, saying all banks should examine their customer relationships on a case by case basis and not by industry operational risk.
The frugal but liberty-minded analysts at the Competitive Enterprise Institute have done a tally revealing that in 2014 alone, 3,541 new regulations hit the books, and the burden of their upkeep and the impact on productivity is constantly growing. The ultimate toll on the economy: $1.9 trillion.
The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee urged his colleagues to remain focused on the credentials of the president’s nominee to be the next Attorney General.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he’s eyeing a decision on a presidential run by midsummer and that the country needs leadership from “outside Washington” — a pitch that’s become a common refrain from governors and former governors considering 2016 bids.