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Democrats intrude on privacy with Census questions on lifestyle

Democrats intrude on privacy with Census questions on lifestyle

Even though immigration is the most significant social and demographic issue shaping the nation’s future, Democrats have made it unequivocally ...

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Newly released Strzok-Page texts reveal bias

Newly released Strzok-Page texts reveal bias

Judicial Watch, a Washington-based transparency advocate, declared that it has received 87 pages of records from the Department of Justice revealing ...

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Congress should address loopholes that separate families and contribute to human-trafficking

Congress should address loopholes that separate families and contribute to human-trafficking

Law enforcement separates families every day, when parents break laws. We all find that regrettable, but not objectionable - except when it comes to ...

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Father of MS-13 victim praises Trump for eliminating 'animals'

Father of MS-13 victim praises Trump for eliminating 'animals'

President Donald Trump condemned the international narcoterrorist MS-13 organization during a Wednesday roundtable discussion on Long Island, New Yor ...

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Hypnosis and 'Hobo Day' among programs with federal fundihng

Hypnosis and 'Hobo Day' among programs with federal fundihng

In April, the federal debt surged to a record $21 trillion or at least $65,000 for every person in the U.S. And in March, Congress approved a record ...

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Pro-marijuana lobby joins with Dems to oust veteran Republican in Texas

Pro-marijuana lobby joins with Dems to oust veteran Republican in Texas

One of the most seasoned pro-marijuana activists in the political world has created a super PAC with one goal this November: to unseat notoriously an ...

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Speaker Paul Ryan's problematic Catholic chaplain

Speaker Paul Ryan's problematic Catholic chaplain

On April 15, 2018, at the request of Congressman Paul Ryan, Patrick Conroy, the Jesuit Chaplain to the US House of Representatives resigned from the ...

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Dershowitz: Congress must protect client-attorney privilege after raid on Trump's lawyer

Dershowitz: Congress must protect client-attorney privilege after raid on Trump's lawyer

The raid on President Trump's lawyer dramatically demonstrates the need for new legislation to assure that no FBI agents or US attorneys ever get ...

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We need our FBI back: the politicization of law enforcement

We need our FBI back: the politicization of law enforcement

Over the past year, facts have emerged that suggest there was a plot by high-ranking FBI and Department of Justice (DOJ) officials in the Obama admin ...

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GOP congressman suggests moving away from NRA

GOP congressman suggests moving away from NRA

On Friday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told Fox and Friends, "I don't think the NRA has had concerns with this president. ...

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A new showdown looms in Washington over DACA and Dreamers

A new showdown looms in Washington over DACA and Dreamers

After the Supreme Court declined to hear the White House's appeal of a federal judge's ruling to keep DACA going, the March 5 deadline to...

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President Trump trolls Nancy Pelosi's 'crumbs'

President Trump trolls Nancy Pelosi's 'crumbs'

President Donald Trump addressed Republican lawmakers at their annual conference in West Virginia on Thursday, calling on them to approve the White H ...

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Tracking 2018 Congressional retirements and risks for the GOP

Tracking 2018 Congressional retirements and risks for the GOP

Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) is the latest member of Congress to announce he will not seek reelection. He joins a field of retiring members of ...

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Racial discrimination settlements lead list at U.S. Senate

Racial discrimination settlements lead list at U.S. Senate

Over the Christmas weekend, the Senate Rules and Administration Committee released a report that showed that since 1998, the Senate has spent $1.5 mi ...

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A week of success for President Trump

A week of success for President Trump

Analysts, historians, and scholars will look back on this week as the moment the Trump Administration became truly historic. The publication of th ...

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Republican senators stonewall Trump nominees

Republican senators stonewall Trump nominees

On Tuesday, the Senate Banking Committee rejected President Donald Trump's nomination of former Rep. Scott Garrett, R-N.J., to lead the Expo ...

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'Politicized' FBI is asked 'what is it hiding?' 'what is it covering up?'

'Politicized' FBI is asked 'what is it hiding?' 'what is it covering up?'

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), who chairs the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher W ...

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House Republican to miss key votes

House Republican to miss key votes

Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks (R) will have surgery next week for prostate cancer, thereby missing several key votes. In a Wednesday announcement, Brooks sa ...

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Speaker Ryan makes a move on harassment settlement funds

Speaker Ryan makes a move on harassment settlement funds

When asked whether Congress will stop using taxpayer money for settlements, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said on Wednesday on the "The Jay Weber Sh ...

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Congresswoman to expose Congressional hush money in harassment claims

Congresswoman to expose Congressional hush money in harassment claims

A bill now being considered in the House of Representatives will out members of Congress who have used taxpayer money to settle accusations of sexual ...

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Settlements for Congressional harassment claims reach $1 million for 2017

Settlements for Congressional harassment claims reach $1 million for 2017

Before the end of October, the Department of the Treasury paid out $934,754 to Congressional employees in compensation for sexual harassment and othe ...

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Congress wins bid to retain opening prayer

Congress wins bid to retain opening prayer

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), a militant atheist organization, lost in its bid to offer a non-prayer invocation on the floor of the U. ...

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Trump warns Puerto Rico to get its finances in order

Trump warns Puerto Rico to get its finances in order

In a series of tweets, President Donald Trump brought up the fiscal crisis that has been looming over Puerto Rico from long before hurricanes Irma an ...

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Data security breach involves leading Congressional Democrat

Data security breach involves leading Congressional Democrat

Data transfers between disgraced one-time Democratic National Committee chairwoman and Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and her former ...

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FBI: 'Lack of public interest' justifies withholding evidence about Hillary Clinton

FBI: 'Lack of public interest' justifies withholding evidence about Hillary Clinton

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz changes story about stolen laptop

Debbie Wasserman Schultz changes story about stolen laptop

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Mike Pence: Trump could rescind congressional exemption from Obamacare

Mike Pence: Trump could rescind congressional exemption from Obamacare

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Wasserman Schultz threatens Capitol Police with 'consequences' for IT investigation

Wasserman Schultz threatens Capitol Police with 'consequences' for IT investigation

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More charges expected for Democrat IT aide tied to DNC

More charges expected for Democrat IT aide tied to DNC

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Trump: Congress must eliminate 'dead carcass of Obamacare'

Trump: Congress must eliminate 'dead carcass of Obamacare'

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Trump: Willing to give 'sworn testimony' about James Comey's 'lies'

Trump: Willing to give 'sworn testimony' about James Comey's 'lies'

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Defiant Comey got a 'friend' to leak private memos of conversations with Trump

Defiant Comey got a 'friend' to leak private memos of conversations with Trump

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Trump to rebut former FBI director Comey on Twitter

Trump to rebut former FBI director Comey on Twitter

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Trump budget: infrastructure spending and cuts to welfare

Trump budget: infrastructure spending and cuts to welfare

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More Republicans vote with Democrats on budget than those opposed

More Republicans vote with Democrats on budget than those opposed

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Federal bureaucrats ally with Democrats to shut down Trump

Federal bureaucrats ally with Democrats to shut down Trump

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DHS Chief Kelly tells Congress to put up or shut up

DHS Chief Kelly tells Congress to put up or shut up

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Trump calls on Democrats to support Obamacare replacement

Trump calls on Democrats to support Obamacare replacement

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Some Republicans at odds with Trump over healthcare bill

Some Republicans at odds with Trump over healthcare bill

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Dems release rebuttal remarks before Trump's speech to Congress

Dems release rebuttal remarks before Trump's speech to Congress

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Talking points for Trump's first address to Joint Session of Congress

Talking points for Trump's first address to Joint Session of Congress

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Schedule of Congressional town hall meetings

Schedule of Congressional town hall meetings

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Trump: Muslim countries have nothing but money and can pay for safe zones

Trump: Muslim countries have nothing but money and can pay for safe zones

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Trump versus the Congressional Budget Office

Trump versus the Congressional Budget Office

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Live feed of Trump's press conference

Live feed of Trump's press conference

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Democrats seek to label healthcare reform as 'Trumpcare'

Democrats seek to label healthcare reform as 'Trumpcare'

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New procedural rule allows Congress to slash federal jobs and spending

New procedural rule allows Congress to slash federal jobs and spending

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Republican in hot water over charges for his pet rabbit

Republican in hot water over charges for his pet rabbit

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FBI has no legal obligation to release details of renewed Clinton investigation

FBI has no legal obligation to release details of renewed Clinton investigation

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Congress is called to stop 'Obamacare bailout'

Congress is called to stop 'Obamacare bailout'

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Obama administration and military concealed real threat of ISIS

Obama administration and military concealed real threat of ISIS

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Obama in Asia: still getting things done at home with executive actions

Obama in Asia: still getting things done at home with executive actions

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Democratic senator says Trump will break congressional gridlock

Democratic senator says Trump will break congressional gridlock

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Texas Republican says 'slush funds' fuel government land grabs

Texas Republican says 'slush funds' fuel government land grabs

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Spending bill includes provisions for foreign workers, cats, dogs, and salt in school lunches

Spending bill includes provisions for foreign workers, cats, dogs, and salt in school lunches

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Rep. Chaffetz grills DHS and State for not deporting rapists, criminals

Rep. Chaffetz grills DHS and State for not deporting rapists, criminals

Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) says he has no confidence in the Obama administration vetting process for visa issuance.

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Pelosi said Democrats had Boehner's 'back' despite Tea Party Republicans

Pelosi said Democrats had Boehner's 'back' despite Tea Party Republicans

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Federal bureaucrats get pay raise: labor unions happy

Federal bureaucrats get pay raise: labor unions happy

Currently, federal workers earn significantly more in income than private sector workers.

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Condemned: United Nations 'ideological colonialism'

Condemned: United Nations 'ideological colonialism'

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Fifty-five House Democrats recognize Obama has failed in Mideast

Fifty-five House Democrats recognize Obama has failed in Mideast

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The next House Majority Leader may determine GOP course

The next House Majority Leader may determine GOP course

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Progressive Democrat makes gains in Maryland Senate race

Progressive Democrat makes gains in Maryland Senate race

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Conservative Values Summit applauds Boehner's departure

Conservative Values Summit applauds Boehner's departure

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Reaction to Speaker Boehner's resignation

Reaction to Speaker Boehner's resignation

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Speaker Boehner to resign his post; Pelosi says it's 'seismic'

Speaker Boehner to resign his post; Pelosi says it's 'seismic'

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Pope Francis' Argentina sees declining distribution of wealth

Pope Francis' Argentina sees declining distribution of wealth

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U.S. congressional delegation attacked in Israel

U.S. congressional delegation attacked in Israel

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Congressional Black Caucus chair indicted on racketeering charges

Congressional Black Caucus chair indicted on racketeering charges

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Fed audit: Congress creates programs that already exist

Fed audit: Congress creates programs that already exist

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Senate minority leader calls it quits

Senate minority leader calls it quits

Democratic minority leader Harry Reid was injured on New Year's Day. He is now quitting and opening up the field.

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What & when did Obama know about Clinton's emails?

What & when did Obama know about Clinton's emails?

Clinton said she 'opted for convenience' in allegedly circumventing federal rules about official correspondence by using a private email account and server.

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Sheriff Obama takes on Syria

Sheriff Obama takes on Syria

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Sebelius: 'Someone lives, someone dies' in response to organ transplant plea

Sebelius: 'Someone lives, someone dies' in response to organ transplant plea

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Obama turns down lobster because his food 'taster' was not present

Obama turns down lobster because his food 'taster' was not present

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Hercules C-130: An epic tale of military aviation and pork spending

Hercules C-130: An epic tale of military aviation and pork spending

Spending cuts for DoD could start with the ghost fleet of cargo aircraft.

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Christians express concern over growing anti-Semitism

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America must control its budget, or fade away

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Why does Iran support Hagel's nomination to SecDef?

Why does Iran support Hagel's nomination to SecDef?

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Obama offers equality to same-sex immigrant marriages

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The banning of sex-selective abortion gains momentum

The banning of sex-selective abortion gains momentum

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TSA reports to Congress 25,000 security breaches

TSA reports to Congress 25,000 security breaches

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Obama gives Congress a 'honey-do' list

Obama gives Congress a 'honey-do' list

Likening it to a list of things to do that he might receive from Mrs. Obama, the President gives Congress 5 points to accomplish this election year.

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Obama's new Executive Order prepares U.S. for oil interruption

Obama's new Executive Order prepares U.S. for oil interruption

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President Obama: Let's end subsidies for Big Oil

President Obama: Let's end subsidies for Big Oil

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Va. Congressman objects to ad telling Obama to go to Hell

Va. Congressman objects to ad telling Obama to go to Hell

A sign at the Washington DC Metro system was found offensive by a Democratic lawmaker.

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Shutdown of human rights commission barely averted

Shutdown of human rights commission barely averted

Congressman Frank Wolf (R) of Virginia was foremost in defending the necessary funding for the US Commission on International Religious Freedom.

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Investigative author Edwin Black to give testimony on racist eugenics

Investigative author Edwin Black to give testimony on racist eugenics

Black has been called to testify to the Judiciary Committee of the US House of Representatives as it considers the Pre-Natal Non-Discrimination Act that would restrict abortion on the basis of race.

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On a Day like Today: American bankruptcy

On a Day like Today: American bankruptcy

In 1993, US Rep. Traficant warned that the US was then facing 'chapter 11.'

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U.S. Congress Members Split On Response To Alleged Iranian Plot

Members of the U.S. Congress appear to be split as to how Washington should respond to an alleged Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in the U.S. capital.

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