J. Dennis Hastert, the longest-serving Republican speaker in U.S. House history, was being blackmailed, and he paid millions to keep his secret. That's what federal indictment says, anyway. Hastert has been charged with illegally moving cash and lying to investigators. This is what's known: There is a person -- "Individual A" -- in the indictment (no one knows if that person is a male or a female). Hastert was paying Individual A $3.5 million to cover up "past misconduct."
Democrats are giving a big thumbs down to the Obama administration's new regulation to give the federal government dominion over streams, creeks, brooks, rivulets, burns, tributaries, criks, wetlands -- even ditches and really big puddles.Shares
While the Commander-in-Chief doesn't know how to follow through after he draws a big red line (i.e. Syria), the vice president on Wednesday appeared open to the idea of arming Ukraine in its battle with Russia.Shares
President Obama's administration on Wednesday claimed dominion over all of America's streams, creeks, rills, ditches, brooks, rivulets, burns, tributaries, criks, wetlands -- perhaps even puddles -- in a sweeping move to assert unilateral federal authority.Shares
Carly Fiorina's campaign is having a lot of fun at Hillary Clinton's expense. The Republican presidential candidate's deputy campaign manager, Sarah Isgur Flores, sent out a email to the "traveling press corps" noting that both Fiorina and Clinton will be campaigning in South Carolina on Wednesday.Shares
Bernie Sanders, the Socialist senator running against Hillary Rodham Clinton, says her penchant for raising millions by giving speeches leaves her unable to understand the plight of the middle class.Shares
Chelsea Clinton will write a children's book called "It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!" aimed at kids 10 to 14.Shares