With the relentless push for states to comply with federal Real ID standards, the passport may become a de facto national ID card required for domestic travel within a few years.

Senator Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) threw his support behind a Long Island community's application for a $1 million federal grant to build a beer "incubator" for microbrewers.

Despite promising to preside over the "most transparent government in history," President Obama keeps acts of his administration well hidden.

Regardless of one's views about Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump, all Americans should be concerned that a major political candidate has been denied the right to speak at his own political rally, by an organized group of leftists determined to shut down views they don't like.

Hillary Clinton seems to believe she is beyond the reach of both the law and logic. After recent reports that her private, unsecured server was found to have held at least 2,079 classified e-mails, she maintains her Teflon demeanor. When asked during the eighth Democratic debate in Miami if she would drop out of the race if indicted, Mrs. Clinton took the bold tack of simply refusing to answer the question.

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