Poll: Americans still feeling economic gloom

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are more likely than they were a year ago to have positive views of the nation's economy, but they're still feeling more pessimism than optimism, more…

Stocks rocket nearly 200 after Fed statement

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed up more than 1 percent, near session highs, on Wednesday after the October Fed statement gave investors more confidence in the possibility of more…

Walmart: Satan is fine, but not Israeli soldier costume

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_2580055" align="aligncenter" width="600"] An Israeli Defense Forces costume was pulled by Walmart for being offensive (Photo: Walmart online)[/caption] Walmart has decided Jewish kids can be zombies or more…

Unions give millions to Democrat judicial nominees

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Pennsylvania unions are pouring millions into the campaign coffers of Democratic judicial nominees, including the brother of one of the state’s most powerful labor leaders. Voters more…

Budget deal will be 'pinata' during GOP debate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) The bipartisan congressional budget deal will be an easy target for the GOP presidential field during Wednesday’s prime-time debate. And GOP leaders are bracing for their carefully more…

Hastert pleads guilty in hush-money case

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TIME) Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert pleaded guilty to illegal bank transactions in an alleged hush-money scheme that linked back to his days as a high school teacher. more…

Sessions urges GOP vote on secret budget deal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY SIGNAL) Once again, a massive deal, crafted in secret, unveiled at the 11th hour, is being rushed through Congress under threat of panic. Once again, we have more…

Hillary vows to let big banks fail

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2563385" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Hillary Clinton testifies Oct. 22, 2015, before the House Select Committee on Benghazi[/caption] Hillary Clinton, the Democratic front-runner in her party's primary for president, more…

Filibuster promised for Obama-Boehner budget deal

by Bob Unruh --   [caption id="attachment_2145705" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio[/caption] A coalition of what the Associated Press described as "Democrats, Republican defense hawks, and more…

Obama in secret pact with world's largest Muslim country

by Curtis Ellis -- [caption id="attachment_2576745" align="aligncenter" width="620"] President Joko Widodo of Indonesia and Barack Obama of the United States.[/caption] President Obama says the U.S. and the world's largest Muslim country will more…