Michelle Bachmann won the Iowa straw poll for GOP candidates, but the spotlight seemed to have drifted to the newest Republican candidate seeking to live in the White House. Texas Gov Rick Perry is the longest-serving Texas governor and entered the 2012 Presidential race by kicking off his campaign in...
Washington, D.C.- Janet Napolitano, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, has announced that the agency will be reviewing every one of the 300,000 deportation cases to determine which should be prioritized, and which should be put on the back burner. The review will cover all the currently pending cases...
Washington, D.C. - The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved new legislation that would require police to get a warrant to see your email. It is part of an overhaul of the laws of the national governing privacy in the digital age. The current set of laws, the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy...
Missouri congressman Todd Akin has stated that in cases of legitimate rape, a woman's body has ways to prevent her from becoming pregnant. The conservative Republican had been asked during a recent interview if he supports abortions for women who have been raped when responding to that question. "It seems to...
Washington, D.C. Rep. John Dingell has announced his retirement after his current term in the House of Representatives expires, he served 58 years and has become the longest-serving member of Congress, surpassing Sen. Robert C. Byrd of West Virginia. Dingell joins U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, also of Michigan, who announced retirement...
The son of Jeb Bush, George Prescott Bush, has filed his election paperwork in Texas, to be eligible under campaign finance law, to run for office in Texas. George P. Bush is Hispanic, with his mother being from Mexico. The 36-year-old owner of a consulting firm in Fort Worth is...
Tallahassee, Fla. Former Florida house majority leader Carlos Lopez-Cantera, (Republican), has been sworn in as Florida’s lieutenant governor in Tallahassee to a position that has no official duties. Lopez-Cantera was forced to step down from representing Florida's 113th district in the state legislature due to term limits and in 2012 went on to...
According to state officials, you can vote for Santa Claus in 15 states on the presidential ballot. The following sentence appeared in the Capital Gazette over the weekend: “If elected, Claus promises he will be the first chief executive to fasten the presidential seal to the back of a flying...
Presidential hopeful Herman Cain is said to be quitting his race for the White House amid yet another report of sexual scandals and affairs. His campaign team has only said he is "reassessing" his campaign, but an adviser close to Cain who asked not to be named said they...
Republican Senator Marco Rubio and Democratic Senator Bill Nelson both received mail containing white powdery substances in the last couple of days, bringing back fears from shortly after 9/11 and the Anthrax scare. Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Bomb Squad was called after mail containing the powder was opened at the Jacksonville...