Politics

Chris Christie calls his feud with Rand Paul "nonsense" as the Kentucky senator takes the lead in one poll of possible 2016 presidential contenders.

President Obama's promise to protect whistleblowers has been scrubbed from the Change.gov website.

After writing to FBI Director Robert Mueller expressing concerns about the FBI’s use of surveillance drones, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) received a letter from Stephan Kelly, the assistant director at the FBI’s Office of Congressional Affairs, in which Kelly denied that the bureau required a warrant to conduct aerial surveillance by means of drones.

With the revelations by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and reporter Glenn Greenwald, there seem to be only two possibilities regarding House Permanent Intelligence Subcommittee Chairman Mike Rogers: He either boldly lied about the breadth of NSA surveillance of the American people, or he didn't know and was therefore engaged in incompetent oversight of the NSA.

 

The Palm Center has received a $1.35 million grant to study issues related to the integrating of transgender persons into the armed forces.

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