Revolt within GOP on immigration bill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE BLAZE) Seventy House Republicans are planning a politically risky showdown with Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to try to force additional debate on an immigration bill they say more…

NYU boots blind Chinese dissident Chen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) NYU isn’t letting a pesky thing like human rights stand in the way of its expansion in China. The university has booted a blind Chinese more…

Congressman ties rifle raffle to IRS

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Rep. Steve Stockman wants Americans to have the same firepower as IRS agents, he says in a new effort to promote his raffle to win an AR-15 more…

Top Democrat goes after snooping program

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — Even the ranking Democrat expressed concern about the Obama administration's snooping scandals in his opening remarks, as FBI Director Robert Mueller appeared before the House Judiciary more…

Border security a poison pill?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Sen. Marco Rubio initially praised a border security proposal from Sen. John Cornyn, helping to make it the leading choice of conservatives demanding tighter enforcement measures. Now more…

IRS agents training with AR-15 rifles

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Rep. Jeff Duncan wants to know why IRS law enforcement agents are training with AR-15 rifles. As chairman of the House Homeland Security oversight subcommittee, Duncan (R-S.C.) more…

How Rand Paul can take on NSA

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) Senator Rand Paul is itching to challenge the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's surveillance practices before the U.S. Supreme Court, and the American Civil Liberties Union more…

House committee bill bans abortions at 20 weeks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LifeNews) With Republicans supporting it and Democrats opposed, a House committee has passed a bill that would ban abortions nationwide at 20 weeks of pregnancy. Much of the more…

2006 lawsuits over feds' surveillance languish

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Before there was Edward Snowden and the leak of explosive documents showing widespread government surveillance, there was Mark Klein _ a telecommunications technician who alleged that more…