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.”

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could place limitations on prayer at government meetings in cities, towns, and municipalities across the nation.