Ken Crow, an Iowa tea party activist, says Donald Trump’s comments about Mexicans may have been too blunt for some, but that is exactly why the billionaire real estate mogul and reality star is picking up, not losing, support in polls.
Hispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House hopes unless the party’s presidential contenders do more to condemn Donald Trump, a businessman turned presidential candidate who’s refusing to apologize for calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug dealers.
Religious nonprofits hoping to force yet another Obamacare showdown before the Supreme Court haven’t chalked up the appellate win they need to put the issue on a glide path to the justices, but they aren’t losing faith, saying it’s only a matter of time before their legal campaign pays off.
Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb on Thursday announced his candidacy as a Democrat for president, saying he knows the odds are against him but that America needs his “fresh approach to solving problems.”
President Obama gave a ringing endorsement for unions and more overtime pay in Wisconsin Thursday while attacking the polices of Republican Gov. Scott Walker, a labor foe who filed papers on the same day to officially launch his bid for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.
Sen. Bernie Sanders is gaining on front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton in the Democratic presidential race in Iowa, more than doubling his support among likely participants in the state’s first-in-the-nation nominating contest, said a new poll released Friday.
Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says he does not think that businesses will able to reject service to customers based on their sexual orientation in the wake of the recent Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage.
Neither the state of New York nor the New York City — prime terror targets — has defined homeland security goals or strategies for spending about $67 million in federal grant money, a new report from the Department of Homeland Security revealed this week.
It’s quite an ironic flap: Disarm NYPD, a New York-based anarchist group that burned an American flag in a Brooklyn park earlier this week, ultimately needed the protection of the New York Police Department themselves. When the anarchists lit Old Glory on fire in a portable barbecue, a group of bikers, military veterans and assorted opponents descended to stop the process.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernard Sanders collected about $15 million in contributions in the first quarter since he entered the race, the Sanders campaign announced Thursday.
The Islamic State’s deadly plots against Western targets are on the rise, spiking to 28 this year while the group is steadily expanding its supporter base in the U.S., according to a “Terror Threat Snapshot” circulated by Rep. Michael T. McCaul, chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security.
A key Senate Republican on foreign policy slammed Venezuela’s “flawed economic policies and political system” on Thursday, a day after reports emerged that the Obama administration is engaging in its most expansive dialogue in hopes of improving long-strained relations with Caracas.