On August 15, 2014, Texas Governor Rick Perry was indicted by a Travis County grand jury for allegedly misusing the veto power granted to him by the state constitution. And on August 15, 1787, it was that very power — the power of the executive to negate acts of the legislature — that occupied the delegates’ time at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.
A Travis County, Texas, grand jury on Friday indicted Governor Rick Perry on two charges of abuse of power — a first degree felony — and one charge of coercion, a third degree felony.
Six Republican candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives vie to join Justin Amash's Liberty Caucus in Congress this November.
In the days following the police shooting of Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, Missouri, officials had not revealed the identity of the police officer involved in the shooting in fears that protesters may retaliate against the officer and his family.
The situation in Ferguson, Missouri, changed dramatically for the better Thursday night after the Missouri Highway Patrol took over the situation.
Members of the New Black Panthers Party are fulfilling a purpose of which most of them are ignorant: creating pressure for a national police force.
During a public statement issued on August 14, Obama attacked local police in Ferguson, Missouri, for the heavily militarized and widely criticized response to unrest following the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke won his primary election on Tuesday over Bloomberg-supported Chris Moews, a Milwaukee police lieutenant, 52 percent to 48 percent.
The U.S. Navy has caved in to the demands of an atheist group that it remove Bibles from guest rooms on naval bases.
The rumor mills are flying with speculation that before summer is over, Barack Obama will announce one of the most audacious and most cynical moves yet by an Administration that has proven it can be as partisan and mean-spirited as any that’s ever held our Nation’s highest office.