In an effort to preempt Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s highly anticipated speech to Congress, President Obama said Monday that Israel should accept his administration’s position on nuclear talks with Iran to achieve a verifiable, 10-year freeze on nuclear activity.
In a possible violation of federal rules, Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email address to conduct State Department business when she was serving as chief U.S. diplomat, according to a New York Times report.
The Senate on Monday rejected further negotiations over homeland security spending and sent a “clean” spending bill back to the House minus any restrictions on President Obama’s deportation amnesty, daring House Republicans to either accept it as is or face blame for shutting down key security agencies.
The Obama administration has prepared for Wednesday’s Supreme Court showdown by spending an extraordinary amount of time not just arguing the law, but the possible bad outcomes if the justices strike down Obamacare’s subsidies in most states.
The IRS is defending its decision to let illegal immigrants claim up to three years’ refunds on income even if they never paid income taxes, telling Congress in a new letter last week that agency lawyers have concluded getting a Social Security number triggers the ability to go back and ask for previous refunds.
Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz told The Washington Times that Hillary Clinton “owns the Obama-Clinton foreign policy.”
The National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee, in existence for about 18 months, has become a fundraising powerhouse and early-primary state organizing machine as the retired neurosurgeon moves closer to a presidential run in 2016.
The White House said Monday that President Obama believes a ban on bullets commonly used with the AR-15 rifle will save police officers’ lives.
“Democrats tend to be happy with the ideology of their current candidates, but Republicans want GOP candidates to become more conservative,” reports Peter Moore, an analyst for YouGov polls, which has the handy numbers to prove it.
A federal judge warned the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday not to discriminate against conservative groups in how it responds to open-records requests, issuing a legal spanking.
The Republican Party and the conservative movement now fully embrace Israel as, at least symbolically, something like a 51st state.
Mr. Boehner will personally present Mr. Netanyahu with a bust of Winston Churchill. This is, after all, the prime minister’s third time before both House an Senate; he also appeared in 1996 and 2011. Churchill is the only other dignitary to be triple hitter.