By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli formally accepted the Republican nomination to be Virginia's next governor Saturday before a crowd of more than 8,000 gathered at the Richmond Coliseum, pledging to focus on the economy, education, and reining in government if elected this fall.
A top Democrat on Thursday said that as long as the unfolding Internal Revenue Service scandal doesn't implicate President Obama, there's no reason for the administration to panic.
President Obama told attendees at a Democratic National Committee event Monday that it is a "cliche" to call America the greatest country on earth.
There aren't many winners in the current economic climate. Most companies are struggling against the burdens of higher taxes, red tape and uncertainty, and there's no opportunity to expand and prosper. Some companies, however, have found a shortcut through deep political connections to the Obama administration.
On the eve of dedicating the presidential library of the man he blames for much of the country's ills, President Obama said George W. Bush “loves this country and loves its people” and he told Democratic supporters that he will keep reaching out to Republicans regardless of whether they think it makes him look like " a sap."
President Obama has canceled plans to deliver a keynote address at Planned Parenthood's annual fundraising dinner Thursday night, citing a desire to spend more time with family of the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in Texas.
When President Obama travels to Texas later this month to help dedicate the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, he will spend the night before at a fundraiser in Dallas, a move that significantly cuts the cost of the travel for the Democratic Party as it builds its 2014 campaign war chest.
If you're feeling that those who govern Virginia or aspire to govern in coming months are less than forthcoming, you're not alone. Candidates in both parties and the governor they hope to succeed have had accountability about their finances and business dealings forced upon them the past five months by journalists.
Democratic National Committee head Debbie Wasserman Schultz asked members of the Capitol Police to help out her suffering staffers who had to wait in long security lines to get to their office.
America still loves the 1980s and Ronald Reagan, say producers of an upcoming National Geographic Channel miniseries on the decade. And Americans would still vote for Reagan.
Among its recent announcement to shake things up with an Ed Schultz weekend show, MSNBC revealed Tuesday that it is hiring former Democratic National Committee spokesperson Karen Finney to host a new show on weekends from 4-5 p.m. Eastern.
Last week, Democratic National Committee Chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Florida Democrat, claimed congressional staff members were on the verge of starvation because of automatic budget cuts that recently went into effect ("Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Sequester nearly starving staffers," Web, Friday). These federal employees can dine in one of several tax-subsidized cafeterias around Washington, and they earn $60,000 to $160,000 a year - three to seven times the income of an average family of four.
High-ranking Democratic Party officials say Republicans will undo any good will they build up with Hispanics on immigration if they try to block Thomas E. Perez, an Hispanic lawyer whom President Obama nominated this week to run the Labor Department.
Republicans on Sunday said they welcome the White House's new "charm offensive" — even if they are skeptical of the motives behind President Obama's renewed effort to schmooze with some of his administration's harshest critics.
The Democratic National Committee has no plans to repay Duke Energy for an unprecedented $10 million line of credit it guaranteed to help the Democratic convention's local host committee put on President Obama's three-day nominating convention in Charlotte, N.C., last September.