By Andrew P. Napolitano
The president's men trash the Constitution to pursue antagonists
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Federal lawmakers from both parties say they're eager to scale down the nation's helium reserve without disrupting the supply chain, a seemingly arcane effort that is so urgent it may "rise above" the partisan rancor on Capitol Hill.
President Obama's nomination of Ernest Moniz for secretary of energy seemed at first to offer some promise for the hapless department.
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Sally Jewell to head the Interior Department.
Sen. Mark Kirk says the real driving force behind the gun deal that was hatched by bipartisan work was booze and boat retreats.
Sen. Jeff Flake says it is "inevitable" that his party will see one of its own run for president while supporting gay marriage.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski may be the next Republican to embrace same-sex marriage. She said Wednesday her views are "evolving."
Sally Jewell is one step closer to becoming the nation's next secretary of the interior.
Senate Republicans have so far thwarted the nomination of Caitlin J. Halligan to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, often a way station to the U.S. Supreme Court. On the evidence so far, she would be a rubber stamp for the worst of President Obama's second-term agenda.
Thin barrier islands five miles off the tip of the Alaska Peninsula shelter Izembek Lagoon from the Bering Sea, but it's what's beneath the surface that makes the lagoon special and part of a brewing, cross-continent fight.
Americans spent nearly 4 percent of their household budgets on gasoline in 2012, the highest percentage in three decades as persistently high pump prices cut into their checkbooks, the government acknowledged Monday.
The Senate energy committee's top Republican rolled out a plan Monday for broad policy reforms that call for increased domestic oil drilling and loosening federal regulations, an effort designed to make the country largely energy self-sufficient by the end of the decade.
John A. Boehner thinks there’s too much of Barack Obama in Washington. Most of the Democrats think there’s a surplus of impertinent Republicans. Chris Christie says it’s Congress that turned Washington rancid. Everybody agrees something is rotten on the Potomac.
The Senate rejected a Republican attempt Tuesday to overturn new regulations designed to give unions quicker representation elections in their effort to organize more workplaces.
The White House will renominate Kristine Svinicki to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in a move that puts him on the side of Senate Republicans and against Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, who vehemently opposes her.
A day after a very public prodding by Senate Republicans, the White House said Thursday that President Obama will renominate Kristine Svinicki to serve on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission — a move that puts him at odds with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, who vehemently opposes her appointment.
"Advancing this bill will lift a weight off the shoulders of many sectors that rely upon helium," she said from the dais, while aides chuckled behind her. "It's a noble effort that can float above the partisan fray, and we should all rise in support of it."
Ranking member Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Alaska Republican, said it is imperative for the Senate to act swiftly, providing time for both chambers of Congress to reconcile any differences in their bills before it heads to President Obama's desk.