A likely bailout of another federal housing agency has drawn fire from congressional Republicans over an item in President Obama's budget that would provide $943 million for the Federal Housing Administration.
The prospects for passage of legislation to expand background checks of gun buyers got a boost Wednesday with the announcement of a bipartisan agreement reached by a pair of U.S. senators who are often described in media reports as strong defenders of gun rights.
The folks who call Ron Paul dangerous — like Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and the Union Leader — can't be counted on to defend the nation and its Constitution from the threat of totalitarianism. They will open the gates for it and let it go by, “singing songs to freedom” all the while.
Tighter restrictions proposed on sulfur content will add a penny or less to the retail price of a gallon of gasoline, according to the Obama administration, while the oil industry contends those same rules could hike prices at the pump as much as nine cents per gallon.
Does the individual belong to the state or does the state belong to the people? The question is a tricky one in the way I have worded it.
The Supreme Court decided in a 5-4 ruling Tuesday that police may not bring a drug-sniffing dog to the doorstep of a private house without a court-issued search warrant.
Karl Rove has stated that he can imagine the Republican Party's 2016 nominee for president supporting same-sex marriage.
Fans of the ABC reality drama Extreme Makeover will be in "hog heaven" if they watch proceedings at the U.S. Supreme Court this week, for the plaintiffs in two lawsuits before the High Court are attempting to fundamentally transform the definition of marriage in America.
The debate over ObamaCare "death panels" is back in the news, thanks to U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), who raised the issue on the floor of the House Thursday.
Glenn Greenwald, the scourge of progressives and neocons alike, has nailed George W. Bush speechwriter David Frum on his explanations of the motivations behind the 2003-2011 war in Iraq.