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.
In an editorial, the New York Times claimed that Republican recalcitrance is forcing the president to make recess appointments.
Sources inside Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's office indicate that he might allow the Second Amendment Preservation Act passed by the state legislature to become law without his signature.
Agents from the Department of Homeland Security posing as national “police” were deployed across the country this week to monitor and intimidate Tea Party activists, who were peacefully protesting the Obama administration and its abuse of the IRS to target conservative groups. The apparently unlawful spying and bullying has drawn outrage from analysts, experts, and commentators from across the political spectrum worried that the federal government is going off the rails.
The editors of Antiwar.com are suing the FBI for access to surveillance files they say the agency has compiled on them and their online magazine.
A lawsuit announced on May 17 in Denver to void two of Colorado's most restrictive gun control laws was supported by most of Colorado's sheriffs, and is only the first round fired in the legal battle against them.