Richard Mourdock, a Tea Party favorite, captured more than 60 percent of the vote in the Indiana Republican primary to oust longtime U.S. Senator Richard Lugar — demonstrating the clout of the Tea Party and sending a strong message to the establishment wing of the Republican Party.
Prominent liberal donors, including financial guru George Soros, are ramping up efforts to support Democratic congressional nominees and President Obama’s reelection effort, doling out up to $100 million to independent groups supporting the Democratic Party’s election campaigns.
In a letter published in Foreign Affairs, the official journal of the Council on Foreign Relations, Senator Carl Levin claims that the NDAA only reaffirms existing law and that America is safer since its enactment.
When most Americans think of surveillance drones, it conjures up an image of a Predator drone in a far-off land unleashing a missile against a terrorist suspect. The last thing they think of is a flying surveillance vehicle over their own city. But an increasing number of federal, state, county and municipal police departments are purchasing drone surveillance vehicles of one sort or another to watch Americans. And a few have even discussed arming the drones.
In April the Senate voted to pump $11 billion into the insolvent Postal Service to keep it afloat for a little while longer.
Eric Holder invoked the George Zimmerman case during a speech before the NAACP’s Detroit chapter on Sunday.
The Republican National Committee and the Romney 2012 campaign have opened a joint fundraising account called Romney Victory, Incorporated.