The path through the speaker's chair runs through the Freedom Caucus — but Paul Ryan wants a guarantee that as speaker, he will have powers that John Boehner did not enjoy, including the power not to have his office challenged in mid-term.

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told law students at the University of Minnesota that he would not be surprised if the Supreme Court would declare all states' death penalty laws unconstitutional.

Democrat front-runner Hillary Clinton appeared to be for a gun ban before she was against it — all within the space of a few days.

In an open letter to congressional colleagues published by the Washington, D.C.-based Roll Call on October 19, Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) and Representative Dave Brat (R-Va.) warned against “immigration reform” that does nothing to curb what they regard as excessively high immigration levels.

While the gun control crowd continues to repeat the mantra that guns are responsible for the increase in mass killings, a new study from Sweden shows the more likely cause is the increased use of Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) used to treat anxiety and depression. Young people taking the drugs have a much higher risk for violent behavior.