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Even the Aide Who Coined the Hastert Rule Says the Hastert Rule Isn't Working

John Boehner is hamstrung by a stricture that a majority of the majority must back any bill. Would he be a stronger speaker if he collaborated with Democrats more, not less?<p>Getty Images<p>House Speaker John Boehner has a tough job -- so tough that Democrats have taken to pitying him. "I feel sorry for …

Peter King: Clinton would “destroy” Cruz in 2016

King, who is considering a run for president, said Cruz is from the “isolationist wing” of the party<p>Jillian Rayfield<p>July 21, 2013 2:03pm (UTC)<p>Peter King, who is considering a bid for president in 2016, says that if Republicans nominate someone like Ted Cruz, from the "isolationist wing" of the …

John McCain: Arizona's Stand Your Ground Law Should Be Reviewed

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said on Sunday that while he does not question the decision of the jury in the Trayvon Martin case, he does think all states, including his own, should review their "stand your ground" laws.<p>"No one I know of has said this case is flawed or corrupt, or that there's …

One Small Step For Man, One Giant Lunar Park For The U.S.?

Can astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's "giant leap for mankind" be permanently preserved? Two House Democrats want to do just that: They proposed a bill to create a national historic park for the Apollo 11 mission — on the moon. The legislation would designate a park on the moon to honor …

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Trayvon Martin's parents speak amid day of post-verdict vigils

A week after a verdict of not guilty was delivered in the George Zimmerman trial, thousands of supporters of Trayvon Martin and his family gathered across the country to press for further federal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the teen's shooting death.<p>“I’d like the world to know …