Former Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Comey, a Republican who gained fame when he refused to sanction a government surveillance initiative in 2004, won Senate confirmation on Monday as President Barack Obama's pick to head the FBI.
The Obamacare disaster continues to unfold, months before the entire law is even supposed to take effect, with everyone from insurance companies to firms and private individuals positioning themselves to best withstand the onslaught of job-killing,..
“If he appoints Larry Summers it is over,” he remarked. “There is no one that can make the case that President Obama is actually a progressive at heart. ‘Oh, wait for the second term. In the second term he’ll be really progressive.’
"DEA raids in Seattle targeted several medical-marijuana dispensaries in the Puget Sound region of the state. The DEA raids happened on Tuesday, but authorities are not saying just how many dispensaries they raided, according to the Seattle Times..
The attorney for a former State Department arms expert accused of leaking classified information to a Fox News reporter wrote that other high-level government officials may have been responsible for the illegal disclosure.
U.S. authorities said NSA leaker Edward Snowden wouldn't face the death penalty—and promised he wouldn't be tortured—in a letter hoping to persuade Russia not to grant him asylum or refugee status.
Join Marc Victor, Mike Wasdin and David Dorn as they pull back the curtain on the big government nightmare known as "ObamaCare"
Anna Smith is a mother of two who lives in rural Idaho, works the night shift as a nurse and goes to the gym often. She rarely follows the news and knows little about the debate over government surveillance and privacy that has rocked Washington in r
Former U.S. security contractor Edward Snowden would not face the death penalty or be tortured and would have all the protections of the U.S. civilian court system if he were sent home...
These are certain things that you will not easily find in U.S. media like Jimmy Carter declaring that we no longer have a functioning democracy in this country. Another is reading about Snowden as a whistleblower.
The PWG seeks comments so it can complete a report on long-term availability and affordability of insurance for terrorism risk before the current federal law expires.
In a bizarre and ludicrous attempt at “transparency,” the Obama administration has announced that it asked a secret court to approve a secret order to allow the government to keep spying on millions of Americans, and the secret court has granted its
Obama has finally found The One he has been looking for: John McCain. “We have been looking literally for years for someone we can cut deals with, and finally someone has stepped up,” and we are talking with McCain roughly every other day.
A Yemeni journalist who was kept in prison for years at the apparent request of the Obama administration has been released. Abdulelah Haider Shaye was imprisoned in 2010, after reporting an attack was carried out by the United States
The White House raised the alarm over a move to end the National Security Agency’s authority under the Patriot Act, preventing the secretive surveillance agency from collecting records unless an individual is under investigation.
"My grandson was killed by his own government. The Obama administration must answer for its actions and be held accountable.
President Barack Obama's choice to be the No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department is under investigation for his role in helping a company run by a brother of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton,
Many civil libertarians around the world have rallied to support Clare Daly, Irish Parliament member of the United Left Alliance representing Dublin, after she challenged the prime minister and the reception given to President Barack Obama who she ca
There were signs that President Barack Obama might rein in the mass militarization of America's police forces after he won the White House. Policing is primarily a local issue, overseen by local authorities.
Since January 20, 2009, I have been chastising, correcting, and otherwise pissing people off, telling them to stop laying blame at the current Resident's feet for all manner of government transgressions. After all, much of what has gone on over the
The Obama administration for the first time responded to a Spygate lawsuit, telling a federal judge the wholesale vacuuming up of all phone-call metadata in the United States is in the “public interest,” does not breach the constitutional rights of A
At a time when many Americans have been angered by the abuses at the Internal Revenue Service, the National Security Agency and the Justice Department, the introduction of a powerful and largely unaccountable board into health care merits special scr
America’s top military officer told a Senate committee that the Obama administration is considering the use of military force in Syria, Richard Lardner of the Associated Press reports.
The Obama Administration has proposed new regulations for hydraulic fracturing on 756 million acres of public and tribal lands.
Will Push for Israeli Seat on Security Council
Throws Out Previous Court's Ban on Enforcement
The Obama administration has requested more than 15,000 Russian troops to be trained in disaster relief and controlling highly populated events such as riot control and protests. These Russian troops will be trained to respond to FEMA Region III duri
Obama signed an executive order entitled, “HIV Care Continuum Initiative” that will create a national movement and federal involvement in the war on HIV/AIDS.
Speaking at the NAACP’s annual convention in Orlando, Holder said the time had come “to question laws that senselessly expand the concept of self-defense and sow dangerous conflict in our neighborhoods.”
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday that Republicans must confirm at least seven presidential appointees they've been blocking if they want to avoid a controversial change in Senate rules as early as this week.