By Joel Gehrke | 12/06/13 06:22 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., didn't endorse legalization of marijuana, but he wants to make it a much lesser crime, saying laws governing drug possession and sale are "so draconian that people wind up in prison for decades at a time." "If we're going to have punishment, [make sure] that the...
By Sean Higgins | 12/06/13 05:38 PM
A recent study by the Pew Research Center found that although the United States has one of the highest rates of income inequality between the rich and the poor in the world, it is also one of the places where people are least outraged by the gap. The study by Bruce Stokes, Pew's director of...
By Joel Gehrke | 12/06/13 04:44 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., unveiled a "$1.3 billion stimulus" for Detroit that, in conjunction with a "21st century civil rights agenda," he believes will help rehabilitate the city and allow Republicans to cultivate the minority voters who vote so strongly for Democrats. Paul outlined a series of...
By Charles Hoskinson | 12/06/13 02:29 PM
The United States late Thursday launched a new spy satellite into space with a logo that's making people concerned about recent reports of National Security Agency monitoring even more uncomfortable.
By Joel Gehrke | 12/06/13 02:19 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will run for president in 2016 — if he can convince his wife to sign off on the idea. Paul joked that there are two votes in his household, both cast by his wife. "Both of them are no votes right now," he said during a speech at the Detroit Economic Club on Friday when...
By Ashe Schow | 12/06/13 01:55 PM
MSNBC host Chris Matthews is at it again. This time he's comparing current GOP legislators to those who supported apartheid in South Africa.
By Joel Gehrke | 12/06/13 01:07 PM
On the day before Thanksgiving, the Obama administration announced that a key component of Obamacare meant to enable small businesses to purchase insurance through an online exchange would have to be delayed a year due to mounting technological difficulties. But according to newly released...
By Ashe Schow | 12/06/13 12:31 PM
Sen. Tim Scott said that former South African President Nelson Mandela was “a transformational figure” who “truly changed the world.” The South Carolina Republican sent a statement to supporters Thursday, following news that the international icon had passed away. “Nelson Mandela...
By Charlie Spiering | 12/06/13 12:26 PM
Speaking at the American Legislative Exchange Council on Thursday, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, did an impression of some of Jay Leno's Obamacare jokes. Watch the video above.
By Charles Hoskinson | 12/06/13 12:22 PM
Seeking to draw attention away from the fiasco that Obamacare has become and shore up his flagging popularity, President Obama recently pivoted yet again to a message of economic populism that included calling for a minimum wage increase. "There’s no solid evidence that a higher minimum wage...
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