Sen. Rand Paul has had a rough few weeks with a burgeoning “plagiarism” scandal for borrowing multiple ideas from a variety of sources without attribution.

 

The partial government shutdown in October will cost taxpayers more than $2 billion and a quarter percent or more in GDP growth for the U.S. economy this year, claimed a report from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released by the Obama White House November 7.

 


 

Newly reelected New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was busy over the weekend explaining that his focus is on running New Jersey and not worrying about running for president in 2016.

Only five of the 11 rural Colorado counties considering secession approved the measure on November 5.

Establishment Republican donors and lawmakers blame the Tea Party and other GOP renegades for recent electoral defeats and the party's decline in popularity.