Politics

  1. For Jeb Bush, the Q&A is the message
    Jon Ward

    For Jeb Bush, the Q&A is the message

  2. CPAC: Convention with history of controversy is underway
    Caitlin Dickson

    CPAC: Convention with history of controversy is underway

  3. Graffiti artist Banksy highlights condition of people living in Gaza
    Michael Walsh

    Graffiti artist Banksy highlights condition of people living in Gaza

  4. CPAC shows how the GOP’s 2016 strategy of avoiding the MSM could backfire
    Jon Ward

    CPAC shows how the GOP’s 2016 strategy of avoiding the MSM could backfire

  5. FCC to vote to regulate net neutrality Thursday: What it means
    Caitlin Dickson

    FCC to vote to regulate net neutrality Thursday: What it means

  6. O’Reilly continues defense of Falklands War reporting: ‘I want to stop this now’
    Dylan Stableford

    O’Reilly continues defense of Falklands War reporting: ‘I want to stop this now’

  7. Stewart, O’Reilly weigh in on Giuliani’s controversial Obama comments
    Dylan Stableford

    Stewart, O’Reilly weigh in on Giuliani’s controversial Obama comments

  8. Columba Bush's lavish spending habits scrutinized
    Dylan Stableford

    Columba Bush's lavish spending habits scrutinized

  9. More former CBS staffers challenge Bill O’Reilly’s Falklands war stories
    Michael Walsh

    More former CBS staffers challenge Bill O’Reilly’s Falklands war stories

  10. Giuliani: ‘I didn’t intend to question President Obama’s motives or the content of his heart’
    Dylan Stableford

    Giuliani: ‘I didn’t intend to question President Obama’s motives or the content of his heart’

  • Congress edges toward domestic security funding patch

    By David Lawder and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the House of Representatives were planning to pursue on Friday a temporary funding bill to keep the lights on at the U.S. domestic security agency for three weeks, postponing the threat of a partial agency shutdown. As the…

    Reuters
  • U.S., Cuba to meet for second round of normalization talks

    By David Adams WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cuban and U.S. officials meet in Washington on Friday for a second round of talks aimed at restoring diplomatic relations, amid friction over Cuba's place on a U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. Washington severed diplomatic relations with Cuba 54…

    Reuters
  • White House hopeful Walker: Union battles prepared him to take on Islamic State

    By Andy Sullivan NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (Reuters) - Potential Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker told grassroots conservatives on Thursday that his battle with labor unions as Wisconsin's governor had given him the mettle needed to take on militant groups like Islamic State. ""We need a…

    Reuters
  • New Jersey's Christie to conservatives: 'I'm still standing'

    By Steve Holland and Emily Flitter NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addressed head-on questions about his volatile temper on Thursday and dismissed critics, telling a gathering of conservatives: "I'm still standing." The potential Republican presidential…

    Reuters
  • For Jeb Bush, the Q&A is the message

    He hasn’t formally declared his candidacy for the GOP presidential nomination or rolled out a policy agenda, but the former Florida governor is already setting a tone that’s distinguishing him from the rest of his likely opponents.

    Yahoo News
  • CPAC shows how the GOP’s 2016 strategy of avoiding the MSM could backfire

    The Republican National Committee made shifting from mainstream to conservative media interviewers one of its top priorities for the 2016 cycle, but getting conservatives to ask the questions might not be as much of a pleasure cruise as Republicans hoped.

    Yahoo News
  • CPAC: Convention with history of controversy is underway

    Since the nonprofit American Conservative Union hosted its first Conservative Political Action Conference in 1973, CPAC has morphed into a massive annual event, with everyone from bloggers to national networks enticed by the opportunity to observe conservatives in their natural habitat in hopes of…

    Yahoo News
  • FCC to vote to regulate net neutrality Thursday: What it means

    The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote Thursday on a new set of Internet service rules. For all those who’ve avoided the net neutrality conversation, it’s not too late. In fact, there’s no better time to start paying attention.

    Yahoo News
  • Chris Christie Turns to Media-Bashing at CPAC Gathering

    As the governor of New Jersey, Christie told her he has reporters from The New York Times covering him every day and accused journalists of taking sides on issues he has stood up against. "When you do things like I've done in New Jersey, take on a lot of these special interests that they support…

    ABC News
  • Sen. Jim Inhofe Throws Snowball on Senate Floor in Attempt to Debunk Climate Change

    Sen. Jim Inhofe, a devoted climate change denier, tossed a snowball at someone on the Senate floor today as he tried to debunk climate change. “So, Mr. President, catch this,” Inhofe, R-Okla., said on the Senate floor, tossing the snowball to someone off-screen as he tried to suppress a smile. …

    ABC News
  • Oil train wrecks increase pressure for tougher safety rules

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fiery wrecks of trains hauling crude oil have intensified pressure on the Obama administration to approve tougher standards for railroads and tank cars despite industry complaints that it could cost billions and slow freight deliveries.

    Associated Press38 mins ago
  • Republicans prepare to pass Homeland Security funding

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours from a partial agency shutdown, Congress is moving to approve a short-term funding bill for the Homeland Security Department that leaves intact Obama administration immigration policies Republicans vowed to repeal.

    Associated Press55 mins ago
  • Some in GOP say DHS funding lapse not a big deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders eager to avert a partial government shutdown are getting heat from conservative colleagues who ask what the fuss is all about.

    Associated Press56 mins ago
  • Some Mexicans to be given another chance to stay in US

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Mexicans who were expelled from the country by immigration officials in Southern California will be allowed to return for a chance to make their case to stay in the United States, the American Civil Liberties Union said Thursday.

    Associated Press56 mins ago
  • Missouri auditor dies in 'apparent suicide,' police say

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself in what police described as an apparent suicide, minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis home for an interview.

    Associated Press
  • FCC approves net neutrality

    The nation's top Internet regulator voted to ensure all companies have equal access to the web's pipes.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Mitt Romney, Rand Paul and a porno spoof

    'Net neutrality' PR campaign highlights curious paths for peddling influence.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • 'Socialized' or not, Britain's health care system is superior

    Commentary: fear-mongering aside, British system is superior

    Center for Public Integrity