A dozen (or more) overlooked items in Obama's budget
A tax credit for childless workers. A focus on early education. More taxes for the wealthy. Closing tax breaks enjoyed by the oil and gas industry. Those are some of the more high profile items in President Obama's budget for 2015. Here are some other components of the President's budget that are interesting, impactful or just random.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:04:35 EST
Senate blocks military sexual assault bill
The U.S. Senate on Thursday defeated an impassioned legislative push to reduce the growing problem of sex assault in the armed forces by overhauling the way the military prosecutes serious crimes.
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:24:24 EST
GOP lawmakers: Congress must act quickly to punish Putin
Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Tom Cotton feel the U.S. response to the Ukrainian crisis should be "bigger than our partisan divides" and that Congress should support sanctions, implement a trade embargo, consider restricting imports of Russian natural gas and cut off Russian banks.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 14:08:51 EST
Snowden to speak from Russia at SXSW
Even though he can't set foot in the United States for fear of arrest, fugitive National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has joined the speakers' roster at this year's South by Southwest Interactive Festival.
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:45:05 EST
What Bush admin. got wrong on Russia
We should have sanctioned Russia after Georgia invasion, says former Bush national security adviser Stephen Hadley.
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:32:52 EST
What does Russia know?
In the world of military strategy, every contingency must be examined, especially the worst-case scenario.
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:43:59 EST
Does attacking Hillary work?
Newt Gingrich and Paul Begala debate with David Bossie and Stephanie Shriock about conservatives attacking Hillary Clinton.
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:52:37 EST
Sen. Paul slams NSA spying at CPAC
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul speaks about the importance of personal freedom at the annual CPAC gathering in Maryland.
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:53:54 EST
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