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Pacific Legal Attorney Testifies in Senate — Majority of Rules by Dept. of Health Unconstitutional

Pacific Legal Attorney Testifies in Senate — Majority of Rules by Dept. of Health Unconstitutional

The Senate Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight & Emergency Management held a hearing on PLF’s recent report showing how a majority of rules made by the Department of Health and Human Services are unconstitutional. One of the report authors, PLF Attorney Thomas Berry, testified during the hearing about the serious need to bring accountability back to our bureaucratic government agencies. Berry’s […]

Kyrsten Sinema, Eight Other Senators Sign Letter To Speed Up Removal Of Certain Migrants

Kyrsten Sinema, Eight Other Senators Sign Letter To Speed Up Removal Of Certain Migrants

By Shelby Talcott | Contributor   Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is aiming to implement a program at the U.S.-Mexico border that would speed up the removal of migrants without valid asylum claims. The Arizona Democrat joined eight other senators in signing a letter Wednesday to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, The Arizona Republic reported. The letter detailed how the […]

Report: Senators Get Classified Pentagon Briefing On — UFOs?!

Report: Senators Get Classified Pentagon Briefing On — UFOs?!

Evie Fordham | Politics and Health Care Reporter An increasing number of lawmakers on key oversight committees are requesting briefings on reported Navy encounters with unidentified aircraft —  or as some would say, UFOs — and Democratic Virginia Sen. Mark Warner attended one such briefing Wednesday. “If naval pilots are running into unexplained interference in […]

McConnell And Senate Republicans Vote To Kill Green New Deal

McConnell And Senate Republicans Vote To Kill Green New Deal

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter   Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Republican colleagues torpedoed the activist-backed Green New Deal Tuesday as Democrats called the vote a dog-and-pony show. Republicans defeated the proposal 57 to 0 as Democratic lawmakers derided the vote as a political gesture meant to rile up conservatives ahead of an […]

The Government Lost Billions More Bailing Out GM Than the $5.7 Billion Request for Wall Funding

The Government Lost Billions More Bailing Out GM Than the $5.7 Billion Request for Wall Funding

Molly Prince | Politics Reporter Senate Democrats have shown their willingness to shut down the government in lieu of spending nearly $6 billion on a border wall, but compare that price tag to some of the other expenditures the government funds. House Republicans passed a stopgap funding bill on Thursday that included $5.7 billion to build a […]

GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Fund the Border Wall in Full

GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Fund the Border Wall in Full

Molly Prince | Politics Reporter A group of Republican senators introduced legislation Wednesday to fully fund construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. GOP Sens. Ted Cruz, Mike Rounds, Jim Inhofe and John Kennedy introduced The WALL Act into the Senate, which would fund the border wall in full while also providing specific sources […]

Lichtman: It’s Well Past Time to Restructure the US Senate

Lichtman: It’s Well Past Time to Restructure the US Senate

. Allan Lichtman, Distinguished Professor of History | Contributor. America’s status as the world’s longest running democracy is both a blessing and a curse. The United States possesses deeply rooted democratic traditions and has enjoyed stable politics and the peaceful transfer of power since the Civil War. The American constitutional tradition includes elements essential to […]

RESULTS | How Key Races Determined Control of Congress

RESULTS | How Key Races Determined Control of Congress

Saagar Enjeti | White House Correspondent Democrats regained a majority in the House of Representatives, while Republicans maintained control of the Senate. Republicans flipped Democratic Senate seats in North Dakota and Indiana, while Democrats flipped seats like Republican Barbara Comstock’s in Northern Virginia to take the House. President Donald Trump told voters that while he […]

Vegas Oddsmaker Predicts GOP Upset

Vegas Oddsmaker Predicts GOP Upset

. By Wayne Allyn Root This is my final column before the midterm election. So, this former Vegas oddsmaker turned national political commentator has a few predictions and common sense observations to make. Back in 2016 I predicted a Trump victory when no one else did. Every poll showed Trump would lose by a wide […]

Kavanaugh Sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice Immediately

Kavanaugh Sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice Immediately

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the 102nd associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court in a private ceremony Saturday night. The Senate confirmed Kavanaugh Saturday afternoon on a narrow 50-48 vote. “Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., will administer the constitutional oath and retired Justice Anthony M. […]

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