By Charlie Spiering | 03/10/14 04:08 PM
Does Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell own a gun? The McConnell campaign doesn't want to talk about it, and neither does McConnell's staff in the Senate. McConnell's campaign revealed on Monday that McConnell had fired a gun, but that statement made no mention of the Kentucky Republican...
By Timothy P. Carney | 03/10/14 03:22 PM
I'm a big fan of transparency. I think we should have instant, total access to the checking accounts of politicians' campaign committees. I think congressmen and their top staff should have to disclose whom they meet with about policy matters — so should top executive branch officials.
By Joel Gehrke | 03/10/14 03:14 PM
Oklahoma state Rep. T.W. Shannon, a Republican candidate to replace retiring Sen. Tom Coburn, believes that African American voters are increasingly ready to vote for his party, describing that community as "fertile ground" for a conservative message. Shannon, who is black and native American,...
By Ashe Schow | 03/10/14 03:12 PM
Seeking to gin up support for a continued push to “solve” income inequality, a member of the California Democratic Party said that some people “are just too rich.”
By Ashe Schow | 03/10/14 02:45 PM
If the billionaire Koch brothers are trying to “buy our democracy,” as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., put it, what is Democrat donor William Ackman buying? The billionaire hedge fund manager has conspired with members of Congress and outside groups to destroy Herbalife, a...
By Ashe Schow | 03/10/14 12:44 PM
Edward Snowden, the man who leaked the National Security Agency data collection programs, said Monday the act of mass surveillance is “setting fire to the future of the Internet.”
By Charlie Spiering | 03/10/14 11:46 AM
A year ago, both Sen. Rand Paul and Sen. Ted Cruz were standing together against the Obama administration during Paul's epic drone filibuster. Now, the two senators are fiercely debating over Ronald Reagan's foreign policy legacy.
By Ashe Schow | 03/10/14 11:17 AM
By Joel Gehrke | 03/10/14 11:11 AM
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus could be an influential figure in the 2016 Republican primary, but he hasn't decided if he'll wield that influence from his current post or join a presidential campaign.
By Timothy P. Carney | 03/10/14 10:56 AM
The real estate industry may be the single biggest beneficiary of tax credits, carve-outs and subsidies on the federal and state level.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/10/14 10:35 AM
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, shared some great jokes from the Gridiron dinner on Saturday, but he also had some serious remarks for the Washington journalists who were gathered at their annual dinner.
By Mark Tapscott | 03/10/14 09:27 AM
As the Washington Examiner's editorial page predicted Feb. 20, the United Auto Workers have asked the National Labor Relations Board for a Chattanooga do-over. The do-over demand became inevitable when the Detroit-based union lost its bid to organize workers in Volkswagen's Tennessee plant on...
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/10/14 09:07 AM
Vox.com, the news portal created by left-wing blogger Ezra Klein and a collection of his anti-corporatist friends, was unveiled late Sunday, courtesy of its corporate sponsor: General Electric.
By Michael Barone | 03/10/14 09:00 AM
Embedded in the returns for last Tuesday's primary election in Texas is an interesting lesson on the difficulty of holding even a minority party's coalition together.
By Byron York | 03/10/14 08:58 AM
On Monday night into Tuesday morning, two dozen Senate Democrats -- members of the party's newly-formed Climate Action Task Force -- plan to hold an all-night, filibuster-like talkathon on the issue of global warming. "Congress must act," Hawaii Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz, a leader of the...
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