FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., right, during a commemoration ceremony for the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which abolished slavery in the United States, in Emancipation Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congressional leaders and the White House reached an agreement on a massive year-end tax and spending package last week, without shutting down the government. The deal represented something once commonplace in Washington: a compromise, with elements for all sides to like and dislike.   (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion spending plan for 2017

Feb 9, 2016 at 11:20 am 4

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sent Congress his eighth and final budget on Tuesday, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives, from a new war on cancer to

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Colorado can't process driver's licenses for illegal aliens fast enough

Feb 9, 2016 at 6:55 am 24

Some have waited months or years for the chance of getting a driver’s license through a controversial program that allows undocumented residents of Colorado to obtain state licenses and identification cards

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City council, wooed by Satanists, booed by citizens

Feb 9, 2016 at 6:53 am 5

Some residents of Phoenix, Arizona hope a prayer policy for city government will be placed on a future ballot. Phoenix City Council had a policy of opening sessions with prayer until Satanists from Tucson

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There's nothing worse than a sore loser hiding in a hoodie

Feb 9, 2016 at 6:49 am 18

Losing is one thing. Nobody likes it. Losing composure is another thing. Nobody likes seeing it



Thomas Sowell

Toxic Words

Feb 9, 2016 at 6:48 am 10

During this election year, we are destined to hear many words that are toxic in the way they misrepresent reality and substitute fantasies that can win votes

Rod Webber of Boston, holds an American flag while attending a town hall-style campaign event held by Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Barrington, N.H. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

New Hampshire votes today

Feb 9, 2016 at 6:47 am 1

Encouraged by Marco Rubio’s stumbles, the Republicans’ second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire. The Democrats’ Clinton-Sanders duel is veering into gender politics

Stephen Moore Feature

GOP's Platoon of Accomplished Governors Falls Flat With Voters

Feb 9, 2016 at 6:45 am 5

The Iowa caucuses may have only muddied the waters in the race for the White House, but they did almost definitively decide one thing: The next president will not be a governor. That’s an

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Stun guns in demand by disarmed Germans amid security concerns

Feb 9, 2016 at 6:44 am 3

PRAGUE (AP) — After the attacks in Paris and New Year’s security scares, Germans have been snapping up self-defense equipment like stun guns — to the delight of a Czech manufacturer who corners the



Michael Barone

How History Shapes the New Hampshire Primary

Feb 9, 2016 at 6:42 am 0

Benning Wentworth is not a name you’ll run across in New Hampshire primary coverage. But he arguably did as much as anyone else to establish the political culture — or cultures — of America’s

The FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's private emails is certainly making her Presidential campaign look bad.

Hillary's Followers

Feb 9, 2016 at 6:40 am 4

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., right, during a commemoration ceremony for the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which abolished slavery in the United States, in Emancipation Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congressional leaders and the White House reached an agreement on a massive year-end tax and spending package last week, without shutting down the government. The deal represented something once commonplace in Washington: a compromise, with elements for all sides to like and dislike.   (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Obama to ask Congress for $1.8 bn to fight Zika virus

Feb 9, 2016 at 6:40 am 3

Washington, Feb 8 (EFE).- President Barack Obama will ask the U.S. Congress for $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus on both the national and international levels, the White House announced

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Homeschoolers face 23 yrs. in jail for late paperwork

Feb 8, 2016 at 11:50 am 68

Parents from two homeschooling families in Ohio face up to 23 years in jail for missing filing deadlines imposed by the state

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright introduces Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a campaign event at Rundlett Middle School, in Concord, N.H., Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. 'There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other," Albright said. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Madeleine Albright: 'Special place in hell' for women who don't support women

Feb 8, 2016 at 11:45 am 53

Feminist icons Madeleine Albright and Gloria Steinem criticized young women who support Bernie Sanders instead of backing Hillary Clinton for president

Denver Broncos’ DeMarcus Ware (94) celebrates after sacking Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton (1) with Shaquil Barrett (48) and T.J. Ward (43) during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Obama picked Carolina Panthers to win Super Bowl

Feb 8, 2016 at 11:35 am 23

In a Super Bowl prediction revealed Monday, President Barack Obama chose the Carolina Panthers to win. They did not

United States Vice President Joe Biden makes remarks as he and U.S. President Barack Obama host a meeting with a bipartisan group of governors in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Monday, February 28, 2010.    UPI/Ron Sachs/Pool

Too late for Biden if Hillary is indicted?

Feb 8, 2016 at 11:30 am 11

As donors expressed hope over the weekend that Vice President Joe Biden could still jump into the presidential race, particularly if front-runner Hillary Clinton’s campaign is felled by scandal, political watchers wondered: can Joe