With last week’s failure of the Senate to pass, scrap or amend the Patriot Act and that body returning early this coming Sunday to try again, it might be a good time to review the bidding.
Rick Santorum has chosen to give his first interview as presidential hopeful to George Stephanopoulos. The ABC News anchor revealed the news himself in a tweet, noting Wednesday, “Rick Santorum tells me he’s officially in WH race. I’m in Pittsburgh for 1st interview today.”
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley plans to hit the early presidential states of Iowa and New Hampshire this weekend after he announces in Baltimore on Saturday whether he will seek the 2016 Democratic nomination for president.
While raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Democratic party, President Obama on Wednesday night blasted Congress for failing to act on everything from immigration reform to education.
Hillary Rodham Clinton joked about her age Wednesday, telling a group of Democratic women that at least she wouldn’t go gray like most presidents because she already dyes her hair.
Obamacare opponents have been on a losing streak in federal courts over the past year, suffering setbacks as judges have ruled against them on challenges to the health care law’s constitutionality and efforts to carve out protections from its birth control rules on faith-based employers.
Former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania on Wednesday launched his second bid for president, vowing to be a warrior for working-class Americans, in part by pursuing an immigration policy that ensures American workers and their wages are protected from annual increases an unskilled foreign labor.
Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday that the “hawks” within his own Republican Party helped arm the Islamic State terrorists who are now threatening the U.S. and its interests in the region, reigniting a fierce GOP debate over the nation’s role in the world.
A member of the House Committee on Armed Services is accusing the Army top brass of launching a criminal investigation against a Green Beret war hero as a way to retaliate against the congressman.
A federal judge rejected the Obama administration’s latest effort to delay release of some of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails, issuing an order Wednesday demanding that the State Department start rolling out the emails on a firm schedule every month.
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential campaign tends to be long on marketing but often short on substance in such matters — prompting the National Taxpayers Union Foundation to seek insight through Mrs. Clinton’s actual legislative record during her eight years as a U.S. Senator from New York. The watchdog group found that her average legislative agenda would have increased federal spending by $226 billion per year.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie lashed out at Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday for “siding with” NSA leaker Edward Snowden by opposing efforts to renew the Patriot Act.