In a triumph of information over half-truths and a victory of voters over politicians' backroom deals, Portland, Oregon, once again voted down the city's plan to fluoridate its water.
Senate Republicans are calling upon the Supreme Court to rein in President Obama’s use of recess appointments — appointments made when Congress is not in session — asserting that they are perfect examples of Obama’s “power grab.”
The Obama administration's defense in the IRS scandal is falling apart. It is increasingly clear that targeting of conservatives was directed from Washington, as multiple IRS offices have now been shown to have been involved in such efforts.
Texas Governor Rick Perry vetoed SB 436, a bill that would have greatly increased the number of organizations that would have had to make regular reports to the Texas Ethics Commission as being involved in political activities.
Anti-gun Democratic lawmakers in Colorado are facing recall bids from angry voters in what is believed to be the first phase in a number of fallouts over efforts to restrict gun rights expected to be seen across the country. New reports indicate that the National Rifle Association has assumed a major role in the Colorado recall efforts.