Secession movement just needs 'more oxygen'

by Taylor Rose -- A Southern heritage organization that has argued for an investigation of "injustices" committed by Union troops against the South during the Civil War now says the offhand dismissal more…

House GOP to Senate: No budget, no paychecks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — House Republican leaders on Friday announced a plan to condition a three-month increase in the debt limit on the Senate committing to pass more…

Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin indicted

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been indicted on 21 federal corruption charges including wire fraud, bribery and money laundering. The charges are more…

West Point: 'Far right' dangerous to U.S.

by Michael Carl -- A new West Point study released by the U.S. Military Academy's Combating Terrorism Center is linking opposition to abortion and other "fundamental" positions to terrorism, and pro-life leaders more…

TSA abandoning nude X-ray scanners

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Transportation Security Administration confirms that it is getting rid of airport body scanners that produce a naked image of travelers. Right now the TSA more…

Gallup: 75% of Americans want term limits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GALLUP) PRINCETON, NJ -- Even after the 2012 election in which Americans re-elected most of the sitting members of the U.S. House and Senate -- as is typical more…

New nonprofit to promote Obama agenda

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) –  In an unprecedented move, President Barack Obama's vaunted political organization is being turned into a nonprofit group -- funded in part by corporate money -- more…

Obama jobs council: 1 year without meeting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) President Barack Obama's Jobs Council hit a notable milestone on Thursday: one year without an official meeting. The 26-member panel is also set to expire at the more…

Pelosi announces new chief of staff

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (National Journal) House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Thursday announced that Nadeam Elshami -- her communications director -- will take over as her chief of staff, succeeding more…

Rand Paul vows to 'nullify' Obama on guns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) Sen. Rand Paul is pledging to undo some of President Barack Obama's executive orders on guns that the Kentucky Republican believes overreach. "In this bill we will more…