The nation may or may not go over the "fiscal cliff," but RepublicanJim DeMint will be going off the hill in January. The South Carolina senator announced Thursday he will resign his Senate seat next month to become president of the conservative think tank the Heritage Foundation.

NSA whistleblower William Binney says the FBI’s probe into General David Petraeus indicates that “every American is under surveillance.”

Isabel Sawhill, a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, thinks that the debt ceiling is an "anachronism" and ought to be repealed altogether. Many agree with her.

By a vote of 107-0, the Michigan House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill preventing the indefinite detention of Americans within the borders of Michigan.

Another U.S. warship moved into waters off the coast of Syria Thursday, according to the Russian-based television network RT, while Syria's deputy foreign minister accused Western nations of stirring up fears of chemical weapons as a "pretext for invasion."

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