Senator Rand Paul has departed from the Republican presidential race--but not before offering a much-needed challenge to conservative orthodoxy concerning the Constitution and the proper role of the courts in enforcing it. Many conservatives...Show More Summary
OKATIE, S.C. – Marco Rubio stopped at a Cracker Barrel restaurant here Thursday for a late morning breakfast with reporters, where he argued that it is “tough to debate” Donald Trump on policy. The Florida senator and Republican presidential hopeful, who ordered blueberry pancakes with extra blueberry syrup, had just come from a town hall […]
“The Pennsylvania House voted overwhelmingly to begin impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Kathleen Kane (D), who survived a separate attempt by Senate Republicans to oust her using an arcane constitutional procedure not invoked here since 1891,” the New York Times [...]
It is rare, except in naming a post office or other frivolous matters, for the Senate to vote 96-0 on anything. Yesterday it did, the Associated Press reports: Seeking to derail North Korea’s drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang […]
Colorado Senate President Bill Cadman (R-Colorado Springs) told 9News political reporter Brandon Rittiman last month that Medicaid spending is siphoning money from "every other program," including schools and roads. As he told 9NewsShow More Summary
The Florida senator jabbed Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Jeb Bush on national security while facing hundreds of South Carolina voters at an Okatie retirement community Thursday morning.
After Chris Christie destroyed Senator Marco Rubio during New Hampshire's Republican debate, there's been a few names floating around online that describes his new found infamy. I admit that I like almost all of them, but I wanted C&L...Show More Summary
Right after the New Hampshire primaries, it is back to business for Republican rivals Texas Senator Ted Cruz and business tycoon Donald Trump. Now that both presidential candidates have each won one of the last two nominations, a win in the South Carolina primaries would secure an early lead. Show More Summary
With New Hampshire in the dust and the 2016 presidential campaign moving southward to the Palmetto State, MSNBC's Chris Matthews tonight sought to paint conservative Republican Senator Ted Cruz as a latter-day Richard Nixon ginning up a bag full of "dirty tricks" for the February 20 South Carolina contest.
More After a rough couple of days, Marco Rubio says he’s back on track. The Florida Senator stumbled badly during the last Republican debate, repeating the exact same phrase multiple times under pressure from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. He then finished in a disappointing fifth place in New Hampshire Tuesday night. “I just didn’t…
A senior Republican senator is blocking the sale of as many as eight new F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, citing Islamabad’s continuing relationship with militant members of an organization known as the Haqqani network, known for targeting and killing American-trained police and army forces in neighboring Afghanistan.
Feb. 08--OLYMPIA -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee denounced Senate Republicans today for what he called a "political hatchet job" -- the rejection of the state transportation secretary after she had served three years on the job. Clearly angr
It was a bad hair night for the Beltway. Among the roughly 515,000 votes cast in the New Hampshire primaries, about 55% or 280,000 went to Bernie, the Donald and Senator Cruz. That is, the preponderance of Republican, Democrat and independent votes alike went for the anti-establishment candidates. Show More Summary
New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie isn't backing away from a proposal to raise taxes on millionaires, despite strong opposition from Senate Republicans and a shrug from Gov. Andrew... To view the full story, click the title link...
On Wednesday, two network morning show hosts had the audacity to accuse a Republican presidential candidate of a lack of “depth.” In an interview with Florida Senator Marco Rubio, NBC Today co-hosts Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie grilled the GOP contender on his recent debate performance and hyped it as “exposing a major flaw.”
Lot of people seem to be shocked by the youth vote for Bernie and then dismissing his policies as unattainable seem to be missing a few things. First is that with a Republican House and Senate, everything Clinton and Sanders is pie in the sky. Fer fuck’s sake, the House broke tradition this year and […]
This article was originally published on The Hill and Daily Caller. I write this column February 9th on the morning of the New Hampshire primary. I expect Senator Bernie Sanders to win the primary - probably by a substantial double digit margin. Show More Summary
The Michigan State Senate has passed a bill that effectively reaffirms unconstitutional state anti-sodomy laws.
State senator Steve O'Ban (R-Pierce County) cracked open a can of carbonated something before settling into his vice chair's seat on the state senate's Law and Justice Committee, where dozens of people had signed up to testify aboutShow More Summary
Last night, a guy from Queens and a guy from Brooklyn won the 2016 New Hampshire primaries: Real estate mogul and race-baiter Donald Trump proved the polls right, by winning 35% of the Republican vote, while Senator Bernie Sanders killed, seizing 60% of Democratic support. [ more › ]