Senator Kelly Ann Ayotte of New Hampshire is a freshman “moderate Republican” seeking reelection in what is expected to be a tough race in the blue-leaning Granite State.

The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) was able to obtain Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) records under a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request indicating that ICE’s previous reports on the number of criminal offenses committed by illegal aliens it had released from custody had underreported the numbers — by over nine fold.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced on Wednesday that Catholic schools must provide health insurance to their employees that cover abortions. HHS’ decision to reject a challenge from a group of Catholic schools is based on California state law, which indicates that insurance coverage must cover all “medically necessary” procedures, a category to which the state contends abortion belongs. 

After more than a quarter century in elective office — and more than 15 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Randy Forbes is out of a job. His pink slip came in the form of a primary defeat when State Delegate Scott Taylor challenged him as he was attempting to switch districts. Among the reasons for the soon-to-be-former congressman's defeat, there is one that cannot be overlooked: Forbes' support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

 

 

 

Some people never learn, or else they don't care. Put Maine's Republican Senator Susan Collins into either category when it comes to gun control.