The House of Representatives has passed the National Defense Authorization Act for 2014. Surveillance will lead to more indefinite detentions.
By a voice vote, the House of Representatives voted unanimously in favor of an amendment to the NDAA that would ban funding for the UN Arms Trade Treaty.
An amendment to the immigration bill to be offered by Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) would prohibit the creation of a national ID card system.
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.
The latest report from Social Security's trustees has resulted in claims from supporters that the program is safe and sound and will be for years, if one doesn't look out too far into the future.
The National Taxpayers Union’s count of the cost of each member of Congress' "wish list" shows a dramatic shift away from more spending and toward less spending. Moving from "wish" to "reality" may be a long jump, but the trend is encouraging, nevertheless.
During a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) warned that his colleagues were rushing to war in Syria and were arming members of al-Qaeda in Syria. By Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.