CHICAGO (AP) — He infuriated his party leaders by almost single-handedly delaying the extension of the Patriot Act. Now, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is fighting to transform his recent Capitol Hill victory into momentum with the voters who will select the next president. 814 more words
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Here in the Great State of Texas, the legislature managed to pass a non-binding resolution that stated marriage was between one man and one woman. 107 more words
CHICAGO (AP) – An indictment against Dennis Hastert says federal authorities began investigating his bank withdrawals in 2013.
Among the focuses of the FBI investigation was whether Hastert, in the words of the indictment, was “the victim of a criminal extortion related to, among other matters, his prior positions in government.” The court document does not elaborate. 137 more words
Wall Street Journal — Republicans ask the new U.S. attorney general—who has a reputation for battling corruption—to investigate IRS targeting of conservative groups.
Paul Ryan on Thursday sent his first official letter to Loretta Lynch, the new U.S. 95 more words