House Speaker John A. Boehner said Friday he was “shocked” to learn of the accusations against his predecessor, former Speaker J. Dennis Hastert, who was indicted by a grand jury this week on charges of hiding currency and lying to FBI officials about it.
The Illinois legislature passed a ban on “conversion” therapy Friday, and has sent it to the governor.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has hired the Hispanic media director from President Obama’s previous campaign team, as he prepares to woo that key Democratic consistency in his soon-to-be-announced presidential run.
The campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is distancing itself from a decades-old essay on sexuality in which Mr. Sanders, who is running for president in 2016, wrote lines that included a man’s “typical fantasy” as “a woman on her knees, a woman tied up, a woman abused.”
Wheaton College says former U.S. House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert has resigned from the board of the Christian school’s public policy and government center that bears his name.
The White House said Friday there is “no plan B” if key Patriot Act powers expire at midnight Sunday.
The U.S. energy boom and low gas prices have wreaked havoc with the federal government’s mandate to blend more ethanol and other biofuels into fuel supplies, leaving the Obama administration under fire and struggling to meet the mandates set by Congress nearly a decade ago.
The White House said Friday that the ongoing “feud” between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Rand Paul is just the latest in a long line of Kentucky conflicts, dating back to the famous Hatfield-McCoy battles of the late 1800s.
Hillary Rodham Clinton has set a date in June for the first major rally and will feature an appearance by her husband, former President Bill Clinton, said top campaign advisers.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has the power to end the famed Iowa presidential straw poll before it begins on Aug. 8 — and is thinking of doing just that, The Washington Times has learned.
A shirtless, sunglasses-wearing Rand Paul is ready to take on President Obama, aka “The Head of Washington Spy Machine, as well as Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, aka “the Capitulating Canadian,” in an epic “brawl for liberty” this Sunday.
Former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania says that even his father, who was stuck for some time in Benito Mussolini’s Italy, wasn’t upset with America for his situation.