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Senators on Tuesday rejected building the 700 miles of double-tier border fencing Congress authorized just seven years ago, with a majority of the Senate saying they didn't want to delay granting illegal immigrants legal status while the fence was being built.
Villains abound in the great immigration scam, now playing out in Congress, and not all of them are Democrats. Some are fat cats of the Republican persuasion, and the satisfied smiles on their faces suggest Cheshire blood lines.
From the moment the Group of Eight summit began, the dividing lines on how to intervene in the Syrian civil war became clear: The U.S. and its European allies on one side, Russia on the other.
Our media-consumption habits have been growing into an "on-demand" lifestyle for a number of years now. We demand to have access to our favorite TV shows, whenever and wherever we want.
They've lost their high-profile champion and tea party heroine, but Republicans in Minnesota's 6th Congressional District express confidence they can hold the U.S. House seat even without Michele Bachmann on the ballot next year.
GOP Golden Boy Chris Christie is going to run in 2016, and he might not even do so as a Republican. Seriously.
Syrian President Bashar Assad's government said Friday the United States was lying about his nation's use of chemical weapons.
The Syrian government used chemical weapons against rebel forces trying to overthrow the regime, the Obama administration said Thursday, acknowledging that President Bashar Assad has without doubt crossed the "red line" President Obama laid down for U.S. action in the country's bloody civil war.
President Obama needs to get in the game and become a greater force in the Syrian conflict and help rebel fighters, former president Bill Clinton said on Wednesday.
The argument among born-again Christians over their influence in American politics will rage once again at Ralph Reed's annual Faith & Freedom Coalition's three-day moveable talkfest that gets under way at prime locations Thursday in Washington.
For a decade, members of Washington's political establishment have derided civil libertarians, mocking their warnings about the slow but dangerous creep of the Surveillance State. Sen. John McCain, one of Big Brother's most vocal cheerleaders on Capitol Hill, recently referred to his colleagues who expressed concern about the Obama administration's use of drones as "wacko birds."
For a decade, members of Washington’s political establishment have derided civil libertarians, mocking their warnings about the slow but dangerous creep of the Surveillance State.
The chairmen of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday defended a recently disclosed government surveillance program as the whistleblower behind the bombshell leak about the program willingly revealed himself to the public and spoke proudly of his actions.
Lawmakers tackled domestic phone surveillance Sunday, agreeing that more debate is needed on the depth of such data collection and its use.
Syrian President Bashar Assad will not end the two-year-old civil war that has killed more than 80,000 Syrians as long as he is winning on the battlefield, and anyone who thinks otherwise is "delusional," Sen. John McCain said Thursday.
"I think we should leave that to the best judgment of the Border Patrol," said Sen. John McCain, one of the eight senators who wrote the immigration bill.
Sen. John McCain, the Arizona Republican who recently met with Syrian rebels, said Tuesday that Russian arms shipments show that it is fruitless for Mr. Obama to hope that Mr. Putin will nudge Mr. Assad aside.