The standoff between Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) deescalated on April 12, when the bureau announced that it will stop its operation to confiscate Bundy’s cattle.
The executive director of the North Carolina State Board of Elections released evidence showing that vote fraud is likely happening with regularity.
Dr. Taylor Haynes is running for governor of Wyoming, promising to push back against federal overreach.
President Obama met with Catholic Pope Francis at the Vatican for 52 minutes March 27, and largely avoided policy disagreements during the private conversation. The conversation comes at a time when dozens of large Catholic Church institutions have engaged in class action lawsuits requiring religious institutions to purchase insurance birth control devices the church opposes, even for celibate priests and nuns who would have no use for the devices.
Regarding the November mid-term elections, most pollsters agree that control of the Senate, now firmly in Democrat hands, is up for grabs.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi will receive Planned Parenthood's Margaret Sanger Award on March 27.
As the on-ramp to the presidential election of 2016 approaches, the malingering effects of the Republican Party’s successful scheme to squelch dissenting voices within its own ranks are still a major concern to those who consider the GOP the party of the Constitution.
Political pundits were quick to discuss whether Republican David Jolly’s victory in a March 12 special election in Florida was an early indicator of a GOP takeover of the Senate in the November elections. However, this single house election is less significant than results surfacing in national opinion polls as well as historic trends suggesting that the party occupying the White House usually loses seats in Congress in the mid-term elections, especially during the president’s second term.