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Dems say Homeland Security mess will hurt GOP

Dems say Homeland Security mess will hurt GOP

Democrats are losing some skirmishes over the Department of Homeland Security, but many feel they are winning a political war that will haunt Republicans in 2016 and beyond. Democrats lacked…

Jindal: Republicans afraid to repeal Obamacare

Jindal: Republicans afraid to repeal Obamacare

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Saturday called congressional Republican leaders “fearful” of acting to fully repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law. Jindal, a second-term Republican governor weighing a 2016…

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,…

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