GOP lawmaker:
Cruz is 'false leader'

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – The Texan was too diplomatic to address the New Yorker's attacks directly – even after his Republican colleague called him a "false leader." A soft-spoken Sen. Ted more…

Meltdown! GOP bosses' phones unplugged

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — Following the epic, 21-hour speech by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, supporting the defunding of Obamacare, either voters made so many calls to establishment Republicans that their more…

Reid on Cruz: 'Here's the new anarchy'

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, brought his marathon speech seeking to defund Obamcare to an end at high noon Wednesday, to a rousing round of applause from more…

Reid goes ballistic on tea-party 'anarchists'

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., went on the warpath against tea-party Republicans Monday, blasting them as "extreme," "fanatics," "anarchists" and living in a "partisan bubble" more…

Lawmaker 'confident' CIA gagging employee

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — It's not everyday the CIA effectively calls a member of Congress a liar, especially a veteran who is so well-respected on both sides of the aisle. But more…

Rand Paul's strategy to win White House

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., has spelled out his strategy for the GOP to retake the White House. If Paul runs for president, as is widely more…

Obama: 'They're trying
to mess with me!'

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — It's not all about Obama, after all. Speaking at a Ford plant near Kansas City, Mo., the president accused conservative Republicans of holding the nation hostage more…

Judgment day for 'gay' wannabe mass killer

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON -- Prosecutors called it the "ultimate disrespect for free speech," trying to silence those with whom you disagree by killing them. Chief U.S. District Judge Richard W. more…

GOP gets serious, wages war on Obamacare

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – In a major surprise move, the usually cautious GOP House leadership will adopt a politically risky strategy to try to stop Obamacare, with House Speaker John Boehner, more…

Congressman inches toward impeachment

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – "There's a lot to look at and I think, at some point, if the smoking gun leads to the White House, we have to take action," more…