November 19, 2017 | In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Sunday, November 19, 2017
The White House and congressional backers of the National Security Agency's surveillance program warn that ending the massive collection of phone records from millions of Americans would put the nation at risk from another terrorist attack. With a high-stakes showdown...
An internal investigation of President Barack Obama's choice to be the No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department has the potential to become a political headache for former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Democratic candidate...
House Republicans, especially the hard-core right wingers who march to a tea party beat, privately express concern over what they see as erratic behavior by House Speaker John Boehner. Some say the Speaker is wandering on and off topic in...
Embattled President Barack Obama, knowing his second-term agenda is in trouble, is trying to rally his supporters into a summertime show of support that he says he needs. "We've got to get folks activated and involved," Obama said Monday at...
House Republicans who want to close the door to most immigrants who cross America's borders, think children should have a path to citizenship while sending adults home with a message to "don't look back." House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte...
Ask a typical Republican in the House of Representatives what it takes to keep his or her job and they will say something like "go to the right, stay to the right and do what's right." Most Republicans believe the...
Speaker of the House John Boehner, the House of Representatives "leader" who refuses to lead, avoided taking a stand again Sunday by refusing to stake out a position on the controversial immigration bill. While the Democratic-led Senate managed, somehow, to...
The authority used by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence monitor telephone conversations as part of a program to spy on Americans expired Friday. No problem.  Under orders from the Obama administration, the program simply instructed the secret...
John Boehner, the always questionable, often irrational Speaker of the House, says Congress should be in the job of repealing laws, not passing new ones. "We ought to be judged on how many laws we repeal," Boehner says in an...
Covering 10 presidents over five decades, Helen Thomas aged into a legend. She was the only reporter with her name inscribed on a chair in the White House briefing room — her own front row seat to history. Starting as...