Following House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R.-Calif.) surprise announcement today that he was withdrawing from the contest to become the next speaker of the House, incumbent House Speaker John Boehner (R.-Ohio) issued a statement saying that…Continue
The Fox News Channel’s “Shepard Smith Reporting” host Shepard Smith argued the Freedom Caucus “demands” Washington grind to a halt and wants “disarray” while discussing House Majority Leader Representative Rep. Kevin McCarthypulling out of the race…Continue
Could Newt Gingrich end up right back to the place that made him a political celebrity?During an interview with radio host Sean Hannity Thursday, the former speaker told the host that while he isn't pining to retake the position he vacated in 1999,…Continue
Centrist Republicans are palpably frustrated with a group of conservatives within the House GOP caucus who ousted Speaker John A. Boehner and likely sank Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s bid to replace him.“Basically they said they’re going to hold…Continue
Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has dropped out of the race for House Speaker, shocking Capitol Hill and raising questions about who can lead the House Republican Conference. Republicans were to meet Thursday at noon to elect a new…Continue
ABC Family announced plans to change its name this January because it want more adults watching its TV shows — not little kids or families. The station’s new name will be Freeform.Executives at ABC Family …Continue
THE weapon used by teen terrorist Farhad Jabar was believed to be sourced from a Middle Eastern crime gang and police suspect it was handed to the schoolboy at the Parramatta mosque.Details about where he got the gun and its original source were…Continue
This is not the America I know. Our culture that has always been a shining beacon for the world has been toppled, broken, crushed. It started long ago with a loss of pride in our country and a loss of individual responsibility. Those in our country…Continue
Sen. David Vitter, R-La., and several other Republicans, including presidential candidate Ted Cruz, have introduced a bill in the Senate to punish so-called "sanctuary cities" that violate federal immigration law.The bill would withhold federal…Continue
President Obama said Wednesday that consumers would be OK paying higher prices if they knew it was the result of an increase in the national minimum wage. He argued that there was therefore no practical reason for anyone to oppose a hike."I think…Continue
On Thursday, we chronicled President Obama's series of decisions to carry on with his public schedule -- a burger joint photo op, a partisan speech on infrastructure spending, and a pair of Manhattan fundraisers -- in the midst of two major international crises. First, Russian-backed and -armed…Continue
The most important battle in politics today is the one within the Republican Party, and the tea party movement didn’t start it. The GOP’s civil war began in 1912 when Teddy Roosevelt made progressivism the governing philosophy of the Republican establishment.
For the 102 years since, the conflict has been between limited-government constitutional conservatives and the proponents of big government — and the big spending that goes with it.…Continue
Karl Rove’s criticisms of Hillary Clinton's age and health were “pathetic,” Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Sunday.
“In my view, she’s in the prime of her political life. She’s got the energy. She’s articulate. She’s got the background. She’s got the smarts. She has all of the elements of a good leader plus the fact, and this is not to be underestimated, she is enormously attractive to people,” the California Democrat said on CNN's "State of the Union." “And she carries…Continue
Yet another Muslim fundamentalist has been connected to Hillary Clinton through a foundation the former Secretary of State helps lead. It’s been learned that the Shariah compliant government of Brunei – whose Sultan has been on the receiving end of Hollywood protesters for his ownership stake in the Beverly Hills Hotel – has made …Continue