Obama's ISIS strategy blasted as 'delusion'

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – "What else does the Iraqi government need to fail at before we change our strategy?" asked an incredulous Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa. "We cannot defeat ISIS in more…

Did Obama admin about-face
lead to murder?

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – The Obama administration's recent refusal to let the nation's top deportation official crack down on "sanctuary cities" suddenly has deadly relevance: It may have cost a more…

These GOP president-wannabes
jump ship on marriage

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – A survey of public statements shows only three of 16 Republican presidential prospects are on record supporting a constitutional amendment either defining marriage as between a more…

What presidential candidates,
others, are saying

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – The reaction by conservatives to the Supreme Court's legalization of same-sex marriage has been swift, livid, principled and, most of all, defiant. "I will not acquiesce more…

Boehner retreats on punishment
of GOP dissenter

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – After withering criticism, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has reversed course and allowed a dissenting conservative to be reinstated to a key post. Rep. Mark Meadows, more…

'Out-of-control act of judicial tyranny'

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – "An out-of-control act of judicial tyranny," said presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Condemnation of the Supreme Court from Republicans and conservatives burst like more…

Senate advances fast-track trade bill
for Obama

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – The Republican-dominated Senate has given President Obama what he wants: so-called "fast-track" authority to negotiate massive trade deals with other countries, cut Congress out of the more…