Famous security expert: Was this murder?

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — Add another national figure to the wide range of people gravely concerned about the 34-year-old unarmed mother who was gunned down at her car by U.S. more…

Candidates flood in to replace GOP tough guy

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_466851" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va., hands then-President Ronald Reagan a copy of Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa's "Red Horizons" in the Oval Office"][/caption] WASHINGTON — A more…

'Bloody knives' hurled in epic GOP battle

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_456291" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas"][/caption] WASHINGTON — Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, certainly isn't pulling any punches in his bid to unseat the No. 2 Republican more…

Budget showdown: Conservatives lose key vote

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — Conservatives' last-ditch effort to stop a budget deal failed because a dozen Republicans broke ranks with the majority of their party in the Senate. Sens. Saxby more…

Legal experts: D.C. cops murdered woman

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — No one knows what was on Miriam Carey’s mind when the 34-year-old dental hygienist from Connecticut drove up to a White House barricade on a balmy more…

Why U.S. failed to free pastor from Iran

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_576195" align="alignright" width="384" caption="Saeed Abedini, American Christian pastor imprisoned in Iran"][/caption] WASHINGTON — It was literally a question of life and death, and the answer by Secretary more…

Tea-party favorite takes on GOP big name

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_529303" align="alignright" width="305" caption="Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas"][/caption] WASHINGTON — One of Washington's most reliably conservative lawmakers is breaking the news that he will challenge a mainstay of more…

Boy with cancer now bringing people to God

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_577431" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Hunter Alford, 7, is undergoing chemotherapy treatments to fight a rare cancer. He lost insurance coverage after the Obamacare launch"][/caption] WASHINGTON — Since Thanksgiving, more…