House elects McCarthy to replace Cantor

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – Even though establishment Republicans won a key in-party vote on Capitol Hill today, what seems like a victory may actually cost House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, more…

Trade for Bergdahl 'not worth it'

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – President Obama's trade of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five top Taliban commanders was a blunder that has made the world more dangerous, according to the more…

Ex-Army general: Iraq already gone

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – Is Iraq already lost? "Yes," was the simple but stunning answer, uttered softly and ruefully by former U.S. Army Gen. Jerry Boykin. The more…

Obama 'went to bed while people died'

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – After all is said and done, the Benghazi scandal boils down to just the same two key questions as those in the Watergate scandal: What did more…

Bachmann issues call to prayer

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_957771" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn."][/caption] WASHINGTON – With the Mideast in flames, the Obama administration engulfed in a seemingly endless parade of scandals and Congress more…

Obama: No American help for Iraq

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_956651" align="aligncenter" width="595" caption="ISIS terrorists prepare to march on Baghdad"][/caption] WASHINGTON – As vicious jihadi rebels cut a bloody swath through Iraq and begin marching on Baghdad, more…

Tea-party favorite eyes GOP leadership post

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_957211" align="aligncenter" width="598" caption="Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho"][/caption] WASHINGTON – Maybe, there is some hope for conservatives yet. Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, has announced he is running for more…

Hagel throws Obama under bus over Bergdahl

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel apparently isn't going to let the Obama administration throw him under the bus in the Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl scandal. more…

VA scandal to produce criminal charges?

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_9041" align="aligncenter" width="595" caption="House Committee on Veteran's Affairs"][/caption] WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice is looking into whether anyone acted criminally in the Department of Veterans Affairs more…

IRS caught red-handed breaking law

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_940021" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="Oversight Comittee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio"][/caption] WASHINGTON — The IRS appears to have been caught red-handed breaking federal law more…