Tuesday, September 9, is Primary Day in many states, and in non-presidential elections, voter turnout tends to be light in November and lighter still on a late summer afternoon or early evening, when millions of Americans, from sea to shining sea, gladly forego the right to vote in exchange for another hour on the golf course, or at the backyard pool or patio, or another ride on the sit-down lawn mower before leaves fall and frost follows.
The Obama administration wants everyone to know that it claims the power to conduct dragnet surveillance of American phone records and that it is not going to bother revealing the source of that authority.
Whatever else environmentalists might say about Republican policies, there's no denying the Grand Old Party practices recycling.
Tom Coburn, the junior senator from Oklahoma, has said he will join efforts to call for an Article V convention to amend the Constitution after he retires from the Senate at the end of this year.
Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife were convicted on Thursday of 11 counts of fraud and conspiracy.
A California healthcare department has ruled that all health insurance policies in the state must cover abortion, even if the individual or employer paying for the coverage objects.
For the first time since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in 2013, a federal judge has ruled against same-sex "marriage" and for the right of a state to define marriage as only between a man and a woman.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced in a press release on September 2 that that it had “reached an agreement” with Culinaire International, a Houston, Texas-based catering and restaurant management company, resolving a claim that Culinaire had engaged in “citizenship discrimination” during the work eligibility verification process. DOJ said that the company’s policies were in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
If you thought discriminating against women could get you in trouble today, try treating them equally.
Recent polls have not been kind to President Obama, as a survey out of California only emphasizes. A Field Poll released Tuesday found that almost as many voters in the nation's biggest "blue state" disapprove of the president's job performance (43 percent) as approve (45 percent).