Democrat senator backs Obamacare-mandate delay

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) Senator Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, talks with reporters and editors during a Bloomberg Government breakfast in Washington. Photographer: Julia Schmalz/Bloomberg U.S. Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia broke ranks more…

GOP lawmaker: Cruz is 'false leader'

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – The Texan was too diplomatic to address the New Yorker's attacks directly – even after his Republican colleague called him a "false leader." A soft-spoken Sen. Ted more…

Why is Ted Cruz quoting Rush Limbaugh's dad?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – Among the documents Sen. Ted Cruz read during his marathon in the U.S. Senate this week was a speech written and delivered decades ago by Rush more…

Ex-Madoff accountant arrested

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) The feds have widened their criminal probe of Bernie Madoff, arresting the Ponzi king’s longtime accountant, law enforcement sources said. FBI agents arrested accountant Paul more…

Rapist teacher's 30-day sentence ends

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana prison officials released a former high school teacher Thursday after he completed a 30-day sentence for rape that is under review by the more…

Mortgage relief failed to protect many homes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) When five giant mortgage firms signed a landmark $25-billion mortgage settlement last year, officials hailed debt forgiveness as the primary strategy to preserve homeownership. The more…

Man controls bionic leg with his thoughts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) The act of walking may not seem like a feat of agility, balance, strength and brainpower. But lose a leg, as Zac Vawter did after more…

Citizens praise Cruz 'wingman' Lee

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TWITCHY) Senator Lee not only took to Twitter, but he took to the senate floor all night to defend liberty and support Sen. Ted Cruz during his epic more…

Kremlin fears bloodshed at Olympics

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – With the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, less than five months away, Russian officials are raising major alarms over the number of Islamists from the more…