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Mike Rogers U.S. Representative Leaving Congress

Mike Rogers a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Michigan, who has been the House Intelligence Committee Chairman taking on an increasingly sharper profile on Capitol Hill, during a time of broadening global security problems, has decided to leave Congress to enter broadcasting. Rogers is a seven-term representative, Republican and […]

Agents at Secret Service Cut from President’s Trip

Three agents from the Secret Service prepping for a trip to the Netherlands to protect President Obama were sent back home due to disciplinary reasons, said a spokesperson on Wednesday. This marks another embarrassing incident in the elite security agency charged with protecting the U.S. President. A spokesperson for the service confirmed that the three […]

Arpaio Facing More Problems with Feds

Joe Arpaio the Maricopa County Sheriff and the top aide in his office must appear before a judge in federal court. The Judge believes the two have trivialized and mischaracterized the key findings of the judge in a decision on racial profiling issued in 2013 against his sheriff’s office. The office of the sheriff will […]

First Lady Supports Americans Studying Abroad

Michelle Obama the First Lady said on Saturday that studying abroad helped to build bridges of understanding. The comments from the First Lady came during a visit she made to a university in Beijing. Obama said that studying abroad is about much, more than just approving the future of the student. It is about helping […]

Court Approves Citizenship Proof in Kansas and Arizona for Voters

On Wednesday, a federal judge sided with the state governments of Kansas and Arizona, ruling that the Election Assistance Commission from the federal government had to help the states enforce their laws that require proof of citizenship to vote. The state sued the federal commission after it had deferred requests for both to help them […]

Mitt Romney Blames President Obama and Hillary Clinton for Ukraine Situation

Mitt Romney has blamed President Barack Obama as well as Hillary Clinton the former Secretary of State for the current problems in Ukraine. Romney also blames the two for other debacles in foreign policy citing failure in leadership on their part. The former presidential nominee from the Republican Party wrote in a Wall Street Journal […]

Rand Paul Wins Republican Poll in New Hampshire

Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky was the top pick by Republican activists for 2016 that gathered this weekend in New Hampshire, said a new survey on Saturday. Paul took over 15% of the vote from attendees at the Nashua Republican Leadership Conference. The survey group was a GOP company named WPA Opinion Research. Governor […]

Obama Orders Deportation Review

On Thursday, the White House said President Obama ordered that deportation practices be reviewed, an announcement made amidst pressure from Hispanic organizations to cut back on the number of deportations. In Thursday evening a meeting, the president told Congressional Hispanic Caucus leaders that he asked Jeh Johnson the Secretary of Homeland Security to examine the […]

David Jolly Defeats Alex Sink in Special Election

David Jolly a Republican narrowly won a special election in Florida, defeating Alex Sink a Democrat on Tuesday in a House race seen largely as a critical litmus test for ObamaCare. With close to 100% of Tuesday’s vote counted, Jolly won 48.5% of the vote to 46.7% for Sink. Lucas Overby a Libertarian had 4.8%. […]

House Races in New York Began to Heat Up

Swing districts and an empty seat loom big as Democrats and Republicans looked to gain seats in the House from New York in the midterm elections this November. With eight months to go prior to the November election, six or more of the 27 seats in the state show signs of being close races. Across […]