When I think of obnoxiously radical pro-gun trolls who delight in killing rare and spectacular animals for fun while routinely popping off with NRA slogans thinner than the bumpers stickers on which they're printed, the first name that comes to mind is aging rocker and Vietnam draft-dodger Ted Nugent.
In a back-and-forth feud between Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), Paul told Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto on Wednesday that he's "ready to dial it down.
NEW YORK -- Mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn suddenly finds herself in demand on national political television talk shows, and they all want to ask her the same question: Should Anthony Weiner drop out of the race?
Quinn, the pugnacious City Council speaker who has now vaulted ahead of the former congressman in the wake of his latest sexting scandal, answers questions about her embattled rival the same way: She touts her own track record while carefully disparaging his "pattern of reckless behavior.
WASHINGTON — The Senate voted in dramatic fashion Wednesday to approve one of President Barack Obama's nominees. For Democrats to prevail, all it took was a last-ditch vote switch by one senator, a flight back from North Dakota by another and an afternoon roll call that stretched into the evening.
What's most significant about the Federal Reserve's latest statement is what it did not address: tapering bond-buying and future policy guidance.
CHICAGO — After months of keeping his decision-making close to the vest, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is set to sign legislation Thursday that will make the state the 20th in the nation to legalize marijuana for medical use.
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LAS VEGAS, July 31 (Reuters) - National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander jousted with a few hecklers as he defended the U.S.
WASHINGTON -- The political groups co-founded by GOP political strategist Karl Rove are raising funds at a slower pace than they did in the last election cycle.
WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama ran for re-election last year, he and his advisers were quick to condemn comments from Republicans that were deemed offensive or demeaning to women.
Senator Max Baucus, the Democrat known as the "Senator from K Street" for his legendary gluttony at the lobbyists' trough, has just decreed a minimum of 50 years of secrecy for the ongoing negotiations over revamping the federal tax code.
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans on Wednesday nearly torpedoed President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
WASHINGTON -- The federal prosecutor who managed the Justice Department's case against the late Aaron Swartz compared the Internet pioneer to a rapist and suggested he had “systematically revictimized” the Massachusetts Institute of Technology by not taking a plea bargain, according to a new report.