17 min ago
Alabama Representatives voice concerns over VA audit
U.S. Representative Martha Roby says strong evidence shows that manipulation of patient scheduling at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care Administration was a "facility-led, standard operating procedure" as a huge number of staff members confirmed in a survey.
5 hrs ago
U.S. negotiator gives no hard deadline for Iran deal
JULY 29: State Departent Undersecretary For Political Affairs Wendy Sherman and Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about the ongoing P-5+1 talks with Iran during a hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill July 29, 2014 in Washington, ... (more)
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Republicans & Democrats vying for Michigan's open 8th congressional district seat
The 8th congressional district stretches over parts of Oakland, Livingston, Ingham, Shiawassee and Clinton counties.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Rogers: Iran aiding Hamas
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers on Sunday criticized the Obama administration for unfreezing $2.8 billion in Iranian assets, saying that money is being used to fund Hamas.
Daily Press & Argus
Dems see chance to win 8th District
Democratic candidates for the U.S. 8th Congressional District, from left, Ken Darga, Jeffrey Hank, Susan Grettenberger and Eric Schertzing respond to questions posed by Daily Press & Argus managing editor Mike Malott.
Fire Dog Lake
Sunday Talking Heads: July 27, 2014
ABC'S THIS WEEK: "Crisis in the Middle East." Then, "Border Crisis" with Sen. John Cornyn and Rep. Henry Cuellar .
Fri Jul 25, 2014
GOP lawmakers fight plan to bring more illegal immigrant children to military bases
Republican lawmakers are challenging the Obama administration over a newly announced plan to expand the use of U.S. military bases to house illegal immigrant children, warning that it will put a strain on troops and threaten military readiness.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Alabama has 'moral obligation' to care for immigrant children, Rep. Terri Sewell says
The lone Democratic member of Alabama's Congressional delegation said the state should "rise to the call" if asked to provide housing for thousands of immigrant children at Montgomery's Maxwell Air Force Base.
Don't turn your backs on migrant children: reader opinion
The rise in unaccompanied children arriving at this country's southern border has rightfully been labeled a humanitarian crisis.
Roby, Rogers says absolutely not to housing immigrant children at Maxwell AFB
Alabama Representatives Martha Roby and Mike Rogers are adamant that the federal government not use Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base for housing of immigrant children detained at the Mexican border.
Amash fends off business critics, is favored to win in August primary
Rep. Justin Amash looks poised to win his primary next month, despite infuriating centrist and business Republicans both nationally and back at home.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
LGBTs Connect at Netroots Nation
More than 120 LGBT activists, bloggers, organizations, funders, and journalists from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico gathered in Detroit this past week for a day-long discussion about the future of the LGBT movement and ways to effect progressive social change within it and beyond.
Alabama lawmaker heads up increasingly influential Southern Caucus: Today in state politics
Six months ago, a group of Southern Republican lawmakers met in a Washington, D.C. restaurant to chart a path to take over a number of key House positions.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Poll: Bishop has big lead over McMillin to succeed Rogers in Congress
Former state Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop has a 12-point lead over state Rep. Tom McMillin in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers in Congress - and Bishop's lead expands to 20 points when voters are told that Rogers endorsed him , a new poll shows.
Rogers Says Russia's Military Has Blood on Its Hands
"It would lend one to believe, given everything that we know about the weapons flow back across from Russia into eastern Ukraine that they at least had some part of training, maybe even supervision of this particular weapons system."
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Texas plans to send 1,000 National Guard troops to protect the border
Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at an Alabama Republican Party dinner in Birmingham, Ala., Friday, Aug. 12, 2011.
CNN Shows Us How NOT To Cover MH17 Crash
Monday morning was the latter for CNN's Chris Cuomo, who was reporting live from the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed last week.
White House ignoring Congress on key foreign policy decisions
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Monday accused the Obama administration of completely shutting Congress out of major foreign policy decisions, including how to deal with Russia's aggression on the Ukraine border, and the delayed Iran nuclear talks.
Air Force examines anomalies as Musk's Spacex seeks launch work
The Air Force is examining several anomalies that occurred during Space Exploration Technologies Corp.'s three civilian space flights as part of its review of billionaire Elon Musk's quest to launch military satellites.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Crain's Detroit Business
Congress pitch: GOP rival's record too taxing
Two Oakland County Republicans hoping to fill the open seat in the 8th Congressional District have spent the past few months trashing each other's records in the state Legislature as the means to do so.