In response to President Obama's controversial decision to swap five Taliban leaders for one American soldier without any input from the U.S. Congress, Republican Senator Ted Cruz has introduced legislation that would block any further releases or transfers of Guantanamo detainees. According to Cruz, the president cannot be trusted to make any further decisions on prisoner releases until he explains the release of the "Taliban Five."
An amendment offered by Senator Rand Paul would protect gun and ammunition manufacturers from federal attempts to financially destroy them.
Michigan Congressman Justin Amash has introduced two amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 2015 that would ban bulk NSA surveillance of Americans.
Senator Rand Paul promises to filibuster the federal appeals court confirmation of David Barron, the author of the memo justifying the targeted killing of Americans.
A bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives supports a bill calling for an audit of the Federal Reserve.
For all intents, the investigation of the IRS targeting scandal is over. The aftermath, however, appears favorable, as IRS budget cuts are likely and citizens' respect for the agency continues to decline.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has threatened to block the nomination of David Barron to the federal bench until the administration's drone memo is made public.
With recently released e-mails exposing more of the Obama administration’s lies and deception on the deadly Benghazi attack, top lawmakers in Congress finally decided to create a select committee to investigate. However, it remains to be seen whether the real issues and questions surrounding the killing of a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans will actually be addressed this time.
This year's proposal by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan is special in that it features a couple of key falsehoods that are thoroughly refuted by the budget document itself.
Michigan Sen. Carl Levin, chairman of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, attacked Caterpillar on Tuesday for using loopholes in the law to save the company an estimated $2.4 billion in taxes since 2000.