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Arizona and Kansas sue over voter registration law

The states want to require proof of citizenship before voting, which the Supreme Court blocked in Arizona this year<p>Jillian Rayfield<p>August 22, 2013 2:21pm (UTC)<p>Arizona and Kansas are suing the Obama administration to force prospective voters to show proof of citizenship before voting, following a …

Your identity is probably worth $5 on the black market

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Blazej Lyjak<p>Every day, you log in to your email and your social media accounts to interact with your …

Obama does not 'at this point' support changes to marijuana laws

Views about the use of marijuana are changing, but President Barack Obama 's official position has not changed, the White House said Wednesday.<p>"The president does not at this point support a change in the law," principal deputy press secretary Josh Earnest said. His response came after the second …

NSA collected non-terrorism-related emails

The National Security Agency began improperly collecting Americans’ electronic communications that had no connection to terrorism in 2008, but the government didn’t learn of the problem until 2011, senior administration officials said Wednesday.<p>Director of National Intelligence James Clapper will …

DNC fundraising hits the skids

The Democratic National Committee is in the middle of its worst fundraising year in a decade.<p>The committee’s 2013 cash pace is lagging behind even for a typical off-year, according to a POLITICO analysis of the DNC’s fundraising. And it has barely made a dent in paying down election year debt …

Remainders: Sentenced

Brown passes on gubernatorial run

Former Sen. Scott Brown announced Wednesday that he will not run for governor of Massachusetts next year.<p>“For the first time in 15-plus years, I have had a summer to spend with my family. In addition, I have been fortunate to have private sector opportunities that I find fulfilling and …

Dismay at latest NSA revelation

Congressional critics of government surveillance blasted the NSA and promised additional hearings after the Obama administration on Wednesday declassified documents that show thousands of Americans’ emails had been scooped up.<p>The unlawful collection, which the documents reflect ended in 2011, …

The great Democratic hope

They’d never say it publicly. But catch many Democrats in an honest moment and they would admit that a Republican-led government shut down this fall might be the best thing — perhaps the only thing — that could revive their fading hopes of capturing the House next year.<p>As it stands now, the midterm …

Ted Cruz, traitor to his class

Henry Adams said that politics is the systematic organization of hatreds. For the left, over the past year it has seemed at times to be the systematic organization of hatred of Ted Cruz.<p>The freshman senator is not the first Texan to be so honored. In fact, the state isn’t holding up its end if, at …

Obama can't get ahead of NSA story

President Barack Obama has the surveillance leak response down pat: Wait a couple of days after a rough story, then tell reporters most of what they already know.<p>What the White House hasn’t done is get ahead of the story.<p>The administration’s pattern was in full effect Wednesday, when it got lapped …

Yes, let's talk about race and IQ

Earlier this month, in these pages, researcher Jason Richwine wagged his finger at the progressive media for ignoring supposedly simple facts about the relationship between genetics, race and IQ. Suggesting that a left-leaning media finds these facts offensive, he accused us of scientific …

Obama's big college cost speech - Charter campaign - New man in Camden - Fair Share hits Warren's office - 'Boobies' bracelet redux

<i>With help from Caitlin Emma, Nirvi Shah and Stephanie Simon</i><p><b>OBAMA’S BIG COLLEGE COST SPEECH —</b> [President Barack Obama] will call for eventually linking federal financial aid to tuition, graduation rates and graduates' debt and earnings, as well as colleges' track records on enrolling low-income …

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Paul mulling Lonegan endorsement

There’s at least one thing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul might be able to agree on.<p>Paul said Wednesday he has met with former Bogota, N.J., Mayor Steve Lonegan and is planning to help the New Jersey Republican Senate candidate, according to a report.<p>“We’re considering …

NSA GATHERED THOUSANDS OF EMAILS -- BRADLEY MANNING GETS 35 YEARS -- CONGRESSIONAL FOOD FIGHT -- ARIZONA, KANSAS SUE OVER VOTER ID LAWS

<b>NSA GATHERED THOUSANDS OF EMAILS –</b> In the latest developments in the drip-drip of revelations about the NSA’s surveillance program, The Washington Post’s Ellen Nakashima reports: “The National Security Agency unlawfully gathered as many as tens of thousands of e-mails and other electronic …

McCain wants Syria intervention

Sen. John McCain on Thursday said military intervention in Syria could be done “easily” and that President Barack Obama’s word is no longer taken seriously by the Syrian president or elsewhere in the region.<p>Speaking to CNN’s Kate Boulduan, the Arizona Republican and ranking member of the Armed …

Partial Miranda data search allowed

British authorities can examine only some of the material seized from Glenn Greenwald’s partner, held for nine hours Sunday in London Heathrow Airport under a terrorism act, a British judge ruled Thursday.<p>David Miranda, the partner of The Guardian journalist who broke the story on Edward Snowden …

Reports: Filner to resign

Embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, accused of sexually harassing a slew of women, will resign Friday as part of a deal to settle a lawsuit against him, according to local news reports.<p>San Diego’s NBC 7 News reported on Thursday that Filner will step down by the end of the week after a …

The 'swing states' of Obamacare - Jindal sought Obamacare cash, changed course - Alaska eyeing the 'private option?'

<i>With help from Paige Winfield Cunningham</i><p><b>THE “SWING STATES” OF OBAMACARE —</b> Obamacare has a Big Three: California, Texas and Florida. Those states could determine the fate of President Barack Obama’s signature domestic achievement, and they’re likely to feature the most aggressive pushes by …

Dem poll: McAuliffe leads in Va. race

Democrat Terry McAuliffe leads Republican Ken Cuccinelli by 4 points in the Virginia governor’s race, according to internal Democratic polling obtained by POLITICO.<p>In a private survey commissioned by the Democratic Party of Virginia, McAuliffe draws support from 48 percent of likely voters, versus …

The Scary Effects of Obamacare on Business Don't Exist — Yet

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>UPS has announced that it is rolling back health care coverage for employees in light of the demands …

Bradley Manning: I want to live as a woman

Bradley Manning, the Army private sentenced to military prison for leaking classified documents, revealed he intends to live out the remainder of his life as a woman.<p>“I am Chelsea Manning. I am female,” the Army private wrote in a statement read on TODAY Thursday. “Given the way that I feel, and …

The Canadian Government Is Withholding Documents Concerning the Torture of Children

Despite numerous testimonies stating that children who attended St. Anne's residential "Indian" school were sexually abused and sat in an electric chair, the Canadian government refuses to release 7,000 pages of investigative documents that seemingly...<p><i>A class picture from St. Paul's Indian</i> …

Ted Cruz challenges Republicans to DEFUND Obamacare in next continuing resolution

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