As a bipartisan Senate group worked over the past few months to assemble broad legislation to overhaul the immigration system, conservative critics of the effort kept a fairly low profile. That’s about to change. Critics of the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” immigration bill are gearing up for a intense fight to defeat the bill and […]
A tentative deal has been reached to resolve a dispute between agriculture workers and growers that was standing in the way of a sweeping immigration overhaul bill, a key senator said Tuesday. The agreement could smooth the way for release of the landmark legislation within a week or so. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., who’s taken […]
They are heavyweights in the ring that is the U.S. Supreme Court. These button-down, Ivy League-credentialed versions of Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier represent Washington versus the states and the competing left-right ideologies behind that conflict. And the punches they throw – and take – while at the courtroom lectern have captured as much attention […]
On Saturday, Tea Baggers hold a racially pure, Uni-Tea party in the city of brotherly love, highlighting avowed racist and serial video liar, Andrew Breitbart. They predict hundreds of thousands. No one shows up.
Midterm politics are distorting economic decision-making as leaders of both parties spin rival views of the road ahead, offering visions based on questionable economics. The resulting political angst is leaving a mark on major legislation. A far-reaching financial overhaul bill signed by President Barack Obama on Wednesday reflects voter anger over bankers, bailouts and bonuses. […]
A conservative think tank and criminal defense lawyers are forming an unusual alliance to try to get Congress to quit writing criminal laws so loosely that they subject innocent people to unjust prosecution and prison. A new study by the Heritage Foundation and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers finds that nearly two dozen […]