Dow briefly drops 200 as investors eye oil

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks held lower in choppy trade Thursday as investors eyed oil prices and economic data, after the Federal Reserve on Wednesday made the widely expected move more…

House conservatives give Ryan pass on 'disaster' budget deal

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_1939435" align="aligncenter" width="596"] House Speaker Paul Ryan[/caption] House conservatives appreciate the way new House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., included them in the process of negotiating the more…

FBI arrests price-gouging pharma CEO

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2749965" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Martin Shkreli (CBS)[/caption] Martin Shkreli, the CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG who hiked up the price of one life-saving pill from $13.50 to $750 more…

New York pulls trigger on toy-gun control

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_2748635" align="aligncenter" width="600"] New York has banned dozens of online retails from selling toy guns (Photo: MoreToyGuns.com)[/caption] New York's quest to confiscate as many guns as possible more…

Dems cheer GOP compromises on spending bill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY SIGNAL) Democrats are claiming they scored significant policy victories in the omnibus spending bill. Hours after the mammoth spending bill dropped, Democrats are counting their triumphs, outlining more…

Dow jumps 222 after interest-rate hike

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks traded higher Wednesday, amid pressure from low oil prices, after the Federal Reserve raised rates for the first time in nearly a decade. The more…

Fed raises interest rates by 1/4 point

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday it is hiking interest rates for the first time in nine years, and the move will lead to higher rates on loans. The more…

Americans trust GOP over Dems on these 4 issues

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BREITBART) — A PEW Research Poll released December 15 shows the American public trusts Republicans over Democrats when it comes to guns, terrorism, and the economy. The public more…