James B. Comey, the man reported to be President Obama's choice to succeed Robert Mueller as director of the FBI, vigorously supported the decision to imprison José Padilla indefinitely as an "enemy combatant."

Representatives of several major news organizations went behind closed doors Thursday in an off-the-record discussion with Attorney General Eric Holder on the rules governing Department of Justice searches of news media telephone records and e-mail in investigations of news leaks.

According to a Treasury Department audit, the IRS spent about $2 million in 2011 on aircards and smartphones that either went unused or were issued to employees who weren't eligible to have them.

On May 31 and June 1, the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA) will hold a convention outside St. Louis, Missouri. The meeting features several nationallyknown speakers on subjects of constitutional importance.

 

 

As President Obama faces off against Senate Republicans in a showdown over his abuse of recess appointments, a conflict that has gone to the Supreme Court, Obama has launched a new attack on the opposition party — using Senator Harry Reid as his proxy — in an effort to target what he views as Republican “obstructionism.”