Justice Kennedy notes power shift

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Sacramento (AP) -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy said Wednesday that congressional lawmakers need to maintain the nation's balance of power by being able to compromise. He expressed concerns that the high more…

O'Keefe settles suit with ACORN worker

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LA TIMES) SAN DIEGO — James O'Keefe, the conservative activist whose hidden-camera stings have been aimed at liberal targets, has agreed to pay $100,000 to settle a lawsuit more…

Chavez's sad, oil-soaked economic legacy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Atlantic) As a politician, Hugo Chavez was a force of nature, as strangely masterful as he was polarizing. But as an economic steward, the socialist firebrand was more…

Carl Levin retiring next year

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Roll Call) The chairman of the Armed Services Committee, first elected in 1978, is the longest-serving senator in Michigan history and will turn 80 before Election Day next more…

Code Pink thanks Rand Paul

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Caller) Very rarely do you see activists from the anti-war, anti-gun, left-wing Code Pink organization praise a Republican. But on Thursday, members of the group – best more…

Cliffs notes for the filibuster

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Atlantic) Senator Rand Paul spent nearly 13 hours on the Senate floor Wednesday conducting an old-fashioned filibuster. If you don't have a whole day to watch the more…

WSJ tells Rand Paul to 'calm down'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) The conservative Wall Street Journal editorial board slammed Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) Thursday for his almost 13-hour filibuster against John Brennan, the nominee for CIA director, more…

Democrats want hearing on 'Obama phone' program

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Hill) Three leading House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats are calling for an oversight hearing on the Federal Communications Commission's Lifeline program, a phone subsidy for the more…

Anger-management courses for bullet buyers?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) A Florida legislator wants anyone trying to buy ammunition to complete an anger management program first, in what critics say is the latest example of local more…