Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty decided to end his campaign bid for the presidency after finishing third in the latest Iowa straw poll. "I wish it would have been different, but obviously the pathway forward for me doesn't exist so we are going to end the campaign," Pawlenty said on ABC's...
(From the AP) KABUL, Afghanistan — The Obama administration on Saturday declared Afghanistan the United States’ newest “major non-NATO ally,” an action designed to facilitate close defense cooperation after U.S. combat troops withdraw from the country in 2014 and as a political statement of support for Afghanistan’s long-term stability. U.S. Secretary...
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...
As the Republican primary race draws to a close with Mitt Romney becoming the presumptive nominee, the financial reports of the two campaigns for March have been released with Barack Obama having $104 million in the bank and Romney with just $10.1 million. Hoping to give the Romney campaign a...
Former Florida Republican governor Jeb Bush has come out to endorse Mitt Romney for the 2012 Republican nomination to eventually compete against President Barack Obama in the general election in November. Jeb Bush is the son of one former president and brother to another former president and the first of...
The House of Representatives is set to approve the short-term two-month payroll tax cut that they initially said no to with House Speaker John Boehner calling it "kicking the can down the road." The bill has already passed in the Senate. The House initially send the bill to a sub-committee,...
Tucson, AZ - Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu has announced that he is canceling his campaign to run for the 4th congressional district of Arizona. Babeu was involved in a scandal earlier this year when he tried to have his ex-boyfriend deported who was apparently an illegal immigrant. In making his...
Redistricting is sure to bring out the least desirable personalities of lawmakers in their effort to redraw political districts that will affect state and federal representatives’ ability to stay in office and be reelected as their voting constituents will change.  In most cases, with the recent Florida constitutional amendments...
Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards reportedly will be indicted today on criminal charges that he broke campaign finance laws to cover up his extramarital affair with Rielle Hunter. ABC News, citing unnamed sources, says the indictment will be handed down in Raleigh today unless a plea deal is reached....
Sacramento, CA- The Governor of California, Jerry Brown, signed a bill into law which will require school curricula and textbooks to include contributions to history by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans. That’s the public highlight of the bill, which passed the California Senate 26-11 in a very partisan vote. The bill also...