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Did anti-Semitic comments force candidate to suicide?

Did anti-Semitic comments force candidate to suicide?

Missouri’s auditor, who fatally shot himself in an apparent suicide, had vowed to take down the state’s most powerful politicians and donors, including his fellow Republicans, when he launched an…

Illinois Congressman repays Uncle Sam for redecorating office

Illinois Congressman repays Uncle Sam for redecorating office

Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock repaid $40,000 from his personal checking account for redecorations to his congressional office in the style of the TV show “Downton Abbey,” according to financial records…

Is a lapse in DHS funding that big of a deal?

Is a lapse in DHS funding that big of a deal?

Republican leaders eager to avert a partial government shutdown are getting heat from conservative colleagues who ask what the fuss is all about. Numerous House Republicans say it’s preferable to…

Republicans moving to approve short-term DHS funding

Republicans moving to approve short-term DHS funding

Hours from a partial agency shutdown, Congress is moving to approve a short-term funding bill for the Homeland Security Department that leaves intact Obama administration immigration policies Republicans vowed to…

Pot fight between DC, GOP could be messy, costly

Pot fight between DC, GOP could be messy, costly

The new mayor of the nation’s capital gave her constituents what they wanted — the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in private. Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser had little…

Missouri auditor, governor candidate kills himself

Missouri auditor, governor candidate kills himself

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself in what police described as an apparent suicide, minutes after inviting reporters to his…

Jeb Bush tells CPAC he’s really a conservative

Jeb Bush tells CPAC he’s really a conservative

Jeb Bush readily points to his conservative credentials — tax cuts and smaller government as Florida’s governor — yet convincing the activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference that he’s…

Arrested Islamic extremists talked about shooting Obama

Arrested Islamic extremists talked about shooting Obama

Two men arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group were vocal both online and in personal conversations about their commitment and desire to join the extremists,…

Can Republicans find ‘Mr. Right’ for 2016?

Can Republicans find ‘Mr. Right’ for 2016?

Let’s say, for a moment, that America has given you the job of picking the perfect candidate for president. Good luck, Mr. or Ms. Voter, deciding what they’ve got to…

Senate moving Homeland Security bill while House stalls

Senate moving Homeland Security bill while House stalls

The Senate is moving forward on legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department, but the House is in limbo two days away from a partial agency shutdown as conservatives angrily…

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