More Charlie Spiering Articles

  • Staff meets to smooth over squabble between Rand Paul and Ted Cruz

    Senior staffers for Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, met today to discuss their recent squabble over foreign policy and the legacy of former President Ronald Reagan.

  • Video: Cory Booker says he 'drove to Hawaii' as a teenager

    During the all-night Senate speech about climate change, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said he drove to Hawaii as a teenager.

  • Rand Paul: Ted Cruz needs to work on presenting his ideas

    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul voiced some of his concerns with Sen. Ted Cruz's criticism of his foreign policy ideas in an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity on Monday evening.

  • Video: Obama goes goofy with Zach Galifianakis on 'Between Two Ferns'

    President Obama went head-to-head with Zach Galifianakis, trying to match the awkward passive-aggressive interview style of his talk show "Between Two Ferns." "Let's just get this out of the way," Galifianakis sighs, while Obama starts promoting Obamacare.

  • Does Mitch McConnell own a gun? His campaign won't say

    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...

  • The Rand Paul vs. Ted Cruz debate on foreign policy boils over

    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.

  • Ted Cruz to the press: Tell the FCC where they can put their questionnaire

    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.

  • Ted Cruz: I don't agree with Rand Paul on foreign policy

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, admitted that he actually opposes his friend and fellow conservative Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., on foreign policy. "I'm a big fan of Rand Paul. He and I are good friends. I don't agree with him on foreign policy," Cruz said in an interview aired Sunday on ABC's "This Week."...

  • From 'Fast and Furious' to Benghazi, conservative media at CPAC demand accountability

    Conservative journalists on Friday highlighted the multiple scandals of the Obama administration during a panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference and explained why they brought more light and more heat to stories dismissed by the mainstream media. The panel included Townhall's...

  • Soundbites of the week: It's un-American

    Just like we planned... "At this point, I think actually it is working the way it should. What we need to do is, after the first year, we evaluate what the pool looks like. Can we make sure that we're keeping the premiums low?" - President Obama on Obamacare How to win "Who are the two...



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