U.S. Politics

Chatwal Guilty of Violating Electoral Laws in U.S.

When Senator Hillary Clinton was running for U.S. President in 2008, a very enthusiastic supporter financially was Sant Singh Chatwal, owner of hotels and restaurants and an Indian-American. His relationship with Clinton dated back a number of years. Chatwal had been a regular at events the Clinton campaign held in New York. He was both […]

Group that Supports Hillary Clinton Raises $6 Million

An organization founded to help prod former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton into seeking the White House announced on Thursday it had raised over $1.7 million during the first three months of 2014. Ready for Hillary, a super PAC is one of several groups laying out the groundwork for the potential campaign for Clinton. The […]

Senate Approves Jobless Bill, Prospects Less for House

On Monday, the U.S. Senate approved a measure 59-38 to resurrect the federal benefits for the long-term unemployed and a small group of supporters from the Republican Party quickly made appeals to John Boehner the Speaker of the House who is reluctant to permit action during an election year in the House. Seven Republicans in […]

Boehner Fighting Challenges in Primary with Ad Time

Some conservative organizations are working to oppose the bid of John Boehner the Speaker of the House to win his 13th term. Three of his fellow Republicans are giving Boehner a primary challenge. That prompted Boehner to start spending money on television campaign ads in his congressional district in Ohio. Boehner, the House’s top Republican […]

CIA Lied Over Torture to Justify Its Use

An investigation by an intelligence committee in the Senate found that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency used brutal methods of interrogation that turned out largely useless results and then lied about the effectiveness of the tactics, according to a leading Washington newspaper. The Senate report, as described in the newspaper article, contradicts the defenses of […]

Christie and Walker Increase Speculation over Presidential Run

On Saturday, two governors who are Republican and high profile called for America to have leadership that was more aggressive on challenges taking place abroad. The two emphasized their support of Israel while courting powerful donors who are Jewish. Chris Christie, the Governor of New Jersey and Scott Walker the Governor of Wisconsin also increased […]

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 […]

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 […]

Democrats Reviewing Complaint against Issa

Despite Representative Darrell Issa apologizing to his counterpart from the Democratic Party on the House Oversight Committee for cutting him off while a tense hearing was taking place earlier in the week, Democrats have considering a complaint over ethics. One senior aide in the House said Issa’s apology did not go far enough because of […]