Ben Carson officially switches political parties

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_907121" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ben Carson[/caption] It's not just the United States Senate that switched political parties on Election Day. Ben Carson, the neurosurgeon and conservative phenomenon who more…

Candidate Sandra Fluke loses war on women

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Sandra Fluke, who rose to fame after lobbying Congress for free birth control, has lost her bid for the California state Senate. Fluke came in second more…

Clock ticks down on Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) With the Senate in Republican control, the clock is winding down on Barack Obama's presidency. His power to press his agenda during his final two years more…

NBC News star: 'Obama was a drag'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Democrats may be wishing President Obama sat this one out. With Republicans taking control of the Senate and making gains in the House of Representatives, it more…

D.C., Oregon, Alaska OK marijuana use

by -NO AUTHOR- -- SEATTLE (AP) -- Marijuana activists who have longed for decades to end America's drug war pocketed more major victories Tuesday, with Oregon and the nation's capital approving recreational more…

Sessions: 'Mandate' to block Obama amnesty

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLY STANDARD) Senator Jeff Sessions, who run reelection last night in an uncontested race, says last night's Republican victory is a "mandate" to block President Obama's planned executive more…

Harry Reid staffer: Obama team 'not up to speed'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) One night in early September, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called a longtime colleague, Sen. Pat Roberts, from his living room in Louisville, furious about the more…

Billionaire gun grabbers get their way

by Leo Hohmann -- Five billionaires poured millions of dollars into promoting the nation's toughest firearm background check law in Washington state and scored a big success for gun control that is more…

Obama aide: 'He doesn't feel repudiated'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) WASHINGTON — Two things were clear long before the votes were counted on Tuesday night: President Obama would face a Congress with more Republicans for more…

'Idol' star Clay Aiken finishes 2nd (again)

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY CALLER) Clay Aiken ran against Republican incumbent Renee Ellmers for a House seat in North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District, and the “American Idol” runner-up ended up in more…