President Obama will be guilty of an impeachable offense if he intervenes militarily in Syria's civil war without authorization from Congress, according to a resolution introduced in Congress.
To say that the Congressional Budget Office's estimate of the costs of S. 744, the immigration bill being contested in the Senate, is misleading is far too mild. It is deceptive and serves partisan political interests rather than the truth.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 225-200 on June 20 to legalize the industrial farming of hemp fiber.
Following news accounts of how the government has been collecting and storing millions of phone call records, e-mail messages and other forms of electronic communications every day, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Thursday greater protections are needed — for the government.
Attorney General Eric Holder offered to answer in closed session when asked in a Senate hearing if the executive branch had been monitoring the phone calls of members of Congress.