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House Intelligence Committee Benghazi Report Defies Logic

In a head-scratching attempt to muddy the truth, the Republican-led House Intelligence Committee has released an investigative report absolving Washington -- the Obama administration, the State Department and the CIA -- of any wrongdoing in their res ...

Congress urged to react swiftly to 'executive amnesty'

Quickly and decisively – that's how Congress needs to respond once President Obama announces his executive order amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants, says a group opposed to such action. The Washington Times has reported that sources close to ...

Attorney: AG nominee Lynch needs to face tough questioning

A former Justice Department attorney sees no way Barack Obama's nominee to replace Attorney General Eric Holder can be vetted thoroughly and confirmed during the lame-duck session. "There's too many questions, too many hard questions that need to be ...

There's plenty of work ahead for the Republicans

The Republican tsunami that swept the country on Tuesday was astounding. While Republicans were much more organized, focused and disciplined in 2014, avoiding the boneheaded mistakes that have plagued previous election cycles, most of the blame for t ...

Reid vows to counter ruling by 'five white men'

While he has shown he has no problem with federal judges overruling the will of the people when it comes to abortion or same-sex "marriage," it's clear Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid isn't willing to accept a recent Supreme Court decision. Last we ...

Pelosi Sets Up the Benghazi Circus

[caption id="attachment_7983" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]The Democrats didn't want hearings on Benghazi -- they called for a boycott and called hearings a "waste of time." And now, with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's ...

Witness: US Response to Benghazi too Weak

WASHINGTON (AP) — A retired general says the U.S. should have done more to respond to the attack on the diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya, that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. Retired Brig. Gen. Robert Lovell said Thursday tha ...

Who is Elizabeth Warren?

It's not just the Herald's Howie Carr who's dogging Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren about unanswered questions surrounding her claims of a Native American heritage during the national tour for her new autobiography, "A Fighting Chance." Both the ...

The Electoral College does not need fixing

New York has become the latest state to adopt a National Popular Vote compact. Under the scheme, a state's electoral votes go to the presidential candidate getting the most votes nationally, regardless of which candidate actually carries that specifi ...

More Money? Seriously?

U.S. Rep. James P. Moran thinks members of Congress are underpaid. Yes, of course they are. That's why they cling to the job for dear life over the course of decades whenever humanly possible, and come out the other side as millionaires, the poor dea ...


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