A grand jury in Georgia recommends no criminal charges be filed in the case of the no-knock raid that injured a toddler in May.

Arizona Senator John McCain spoke out in favor of Lindsey Graham's presidential qualifications.

Internet giant Twitter filed a lawsuit October 7 against the FBI in order to be allowed to publicly disclose details about information it must submit to federal officials without judicial warrants under the USA Patriot Act. Twitter is seeking a wider disclosure of information about the FBI's warrantless “National Security Letters,” information about which is suppressed by the Patriot Act under severe criminal penalties.

The Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC), an organization with more than one million members, has grown as a conservative alternative to the liberal American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), espousing conservative views such as opposition to the Affordable Care Act. And it has recently announced its endorsement of the Convention of the States (COS) Project.

An appeal of the ruling in Sissel v. US Department of Health and Human Services wherein an Appeals Court claimed that the Senate did not break the law when it originated ObamaCare there is likely to fail, opening another opportunity for the Supreme Court to do the right thing with ObamaCare: rule it unconstitutional.