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49 min ago | Roll Call
Nostalgia for earmarks - voiced in May by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and in July by Reps. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., and Tom Cole, R-Okla., - was heard again Wednesday at a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee press conference.
5 hrs ago | American Reporter
BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 22, 2012 Updated 7:30pm ET -- The stage is set tonight in Mesa, Ariz., for mistakes that make political history. Will the candidates come through? The 20th GOP presidential debate kicks off at 8pm Eastern, 8pm Central time, on CNN, and all four candidates - who have canceled out of two other debates and have just one more to go, on March 19 - are salivating at the chance one or more of their rivals will say or do something that dramatically shifts the outcome of the race for the Republican nomination in August.
This week, the Ron Paul-led Campaign for Liberty hosts its fourth annual Liberty Political Action Conference , and the speaking list features a roster of well-known Republican politicians and libertarian activists. The biggest draw of this year's LPAC will undoubtedly be Sen. Rand Paul , who each day inches closer to a 2016 presidential run.
Then-Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, and his son Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., listen to a speaker at a campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa, on Aug. 10, 2011. Ron Paul and Rand Paul agree on a lot, but they don't agree on what the U.S. should do about the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.
Republican congressional candidate Paul Chabot has issued a televised response to a Democratic TV spot portraying him as a taxpayer-draining bureaucrat. The 30-second ad comes after the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee paid for a commercial attacking Chabot's tenure on the state parole board.
Despite reservations, Democrats are lining up behind the House GOP's proposed continuing resolution and an underlying amendment on Syria, Hoyer said. Despite lingering reservations on both sides of the aisle, a coalition of Republicans and Democrats is coming together behind proposals to arm Syrian rebels and fund the government beyond Sept.
Missouri Representative Paul Weiland doesn't want his daughters taking birth control, and he's taking the Obama administration to court to stop the Affordable Care Act from giving it to them for free.
The threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has created an opportunity for three potential White House hopefuls in the Senate to grab the spotlight from Republican governors. Governors have long enjoyed an advantage in presidential bids over lawmakers, but the emergence of ISIS could upend conventional wisdom.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 17, 2011, 11:05pm ET -- Rep. Ron Paul may have won the presidential straw poll at the California GOP 2011 Fall Convention pulling away, but at a party dinner Friday evening, where Rep. Michele Bachmann was the principal speaker, the Minnesota congresswoman won the reception.
Rep. Paul Broun, the Georgia Republican who lost a Senate primary in May, is being investigated for alleged ethics violations. The House Ethics Committee revealed Monday that it is reviewing the alleged misconduct, without disclosing the reason for the probe.
Daily Troll: Newhouse gets McKenna backing. White Center health clinic gets a save.
On November 30th, voters in Switzerland will head to the polls to vote in a referendum on gold. On the ballot is a measure to prohibit the Swiss National Bank from further gold sales, to repatriate Swiss-owned gold to Switzerland, and to mandate that gold make up at least 20 percent of the SNB's assets.
Ron Paul left Congress nearly two years ago, but his longtime drive to audit the Federal Reserve is finally coming to fruition. A bill to that effect doesn't go as far as the ex-Republican congressman - and three-time presidential candidate - would like.
Felons getting closer to voting in Ky. Felons getting closer to voting in Ky. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1s2MJrm Tayna Fogle and Michael Hiser, both convicted felons, want to be able to vote again.
From aid for Israel to abortion to Medicare, Sen. Rand Paul has been shading, changing or dropping some of the positions he espoused as a tea-party-backed candidate and as a new senator. Sen. Rand Paul wanted to eliminate aid to Israel.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:08 pm
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