Secret Service also had trouble in Miami

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Democratic chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee and a senior Republican senator expressed concern Wednesday over an alleged incident involving a drunken Secret Service more…

Rand Paul builds 50-state network

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Sen. Rand Paul has become the first Republican to assemble a network in all 50 states as a precursor to a 2016 presidential run, the latest more…

Suing Obama's NSA gets super-sized

by Bob Unruh -- Use Facebook? Millions do. Maybe Google? Just about everyone. Then there's Yahoo, YouTube, Skype, AOL, Sprint, AT&T, Apple, Microsoft, PalTalk "and other certain telecommunications and Internet service providers." more…

Republicans pass law to rein in tea party

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) SALT LAKE CITY — Four years ago, the fledgling tea party claimed one of its first and greatest victories in Utah, ousting the state's veteran Republican senator more…

Gun-control Democrat charged with gunrunning

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) SAN FRANCISCO — A California state senator who authored gun control legislation asked for campaign donations in exchange for introducing an undercover FBI agent to an arms more…

Pope greets Obama at Vatican

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) President Obama met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday. In his first official visit, which began at 10:27 a.m. in Rome, the president and the pope met more…

N.C. mayor faces federal corruption charges

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WSOC-TV) A major political scandal unraveled in Charlotte Wednesday as Patrick Cannon resigned as Charlotte's mayor. This is after federal investigators arrested him on bribery and corruption charges. more…