McConnell caves, Reid wants Boehner to surrender

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BREITBART) — Republican leadership in the Senate is fully caving to the demands of Democratic lawmakers calling for a so-called “clean” Department of Homeland Security funding bill that more…

Fed chief Yellen: 'We are extensively audited'

by Chelsea Schilling -- [caption id="attachment_1730415" align="aligncenter" width="614"] Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen[/caption] The Federal Reserve – the quasi-public organization that largely controls U.S. monetary policy behind closed doors – has already more…

Drama intensifies over Internet regulations

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — A Democrat on the Federal Communications Commission wants to narrow the scope of new net neutrality rules that are set for a vote on Thursday, more…

Olbermann yanked off air for 'pitiful' exchange

by Joe Kovacs --   [caption id="attachment_1730245" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Keith Olbermann[/caption] ESPN has suspended anchorman Keith Olbermann for the remainder of this week after the left-wing firebrand called students of Penn State more…

Obama vetoes Keystone-pipeline bill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only more…

No fed charges for Zimmerman in Trayvon death

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — The Justice Department said its independent investigation found "insufficient evidence" to charge George Zimmerman with federal civil right violations in the shooting death of Florida teen more…

Yellen cites '70s inflation to oppose Fed audit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="NjdGJsczoU9HYp7-sMCzvIv0mqw8lHq6" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen invoked the Great Inflation of the 1960s and 1970s in pushing back Tuesday against a congressional proposal to more…

Walker pulls away from GOP field

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) After months of little separation, Scott Walker has pulled ahead of a crowded 2016 Republican presidential field. With 25 percent of Republican primary voters’ support, the more…

Study: U.S. military barely making grade

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) The U.S. military is only marginally able to meet a growing array of global threats, stretched thin by budget cuts, the stress of years of war more…

Love America poll: Obama 51%, voters 92%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) One in two likely voters either don’t believe that President Obama loves the country he leads or aren’t sure enough to say, according to a new more…