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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks to students at the College of Charleston during a town hall meeting on Sept. 30, 2014 in Charleston, S.C. (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Sen. Paul Demands Investigation Into Obamacare Consultant Who Called American Voters Stupid

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is calling for an investigation into a consultant who was paid nearly $400,000 by the Obama administration for his work on the Affordable Care Act.

11/18/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Strikes Down Arizona’s Immigrant Smuggling Law

Arizona’s frustrations over federal enforcement of the state’s border with Mexico spawned a movement nearly a decade ago to have local police confront illegal immigration. Now, the state’s experiment in immigration enforcement is falling apart in the courts.

11/10/2014

Mitt Romney delivers remarks during a "CoMITT to the Comeback" rally for Michigan republican candidates on Oct. 2, 2014 in Livonia, Mich. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Romney: ‘This Is Really The Last Chance For America To Pass Judgment On The Obama Administration’

Claiming new momentum 48 hours before polls open across America, Republicans on Sunday assailed President Barack Obama in a final weekend push to motivate voters as Democrats deployed their biggest stars to help preserve an endangered Senate majority.

11/03/2014

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 3, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: ‘Chickens***’ Comment ‘Drove US-Israeli Relations To A New Low’

CBS News reports that U.S.-Israeli relations have reached a “new low” after a senior Obama administration official called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a “chickens***” in a story for The Atlantic.

10/30/2014

File photo of Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

GOP Rep: White House Developing Plans To Bring Non-American Ebola Patients To US For Treatment

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he has received information from within the Obama administration that the White House is developing plans on bringing non-American Ebola patients to the U.S. to treat them.

10/28/2014

An explosion is seen as smoke rises on the outskirts of the Syrian town of Kobani near the Mursitpinar border crossing, on the Turkish-Syrian border, as seen from the southeastern Turkish town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province on Oct. 24, 2014. (credit: Kutluhan Cucel/Getty Images)

House Intel Committee Chair: Conflict With ISIS Will Last Decades If US Doesn’t Put Special Forces On Ground

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee warns that if the U.S. does not put Special Forces on the ground in Iraq and Syria, then the conflict with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria will last decades.

10/26/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder makes a separate statement on the unrest after the unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder: My Biggest Failure Was ‘Inability To Pass Gun Safety Laws After Newtown Massacre’

Eric Holder feels his biggest failure as attorney general under President Barack Obama was the inability to pass federal gun control laws following the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting.

10/21/2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to "valiant" Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be "irresponsible" and "morally very difficult" not to support them.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kerry: ‘Irresponsible’ Not To Aid ‘Valiant’ Kurds Against ISIS

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to “valiant” Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be “irresponsible” and “morally very difficult” not to support them.

10/20/2014

File photo of a drilling rig. (Photo by MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: US Natural Gas Surge Won’t Slow Global Warming

Cheap and plentiful natural gas isn’t quite a bridge to a brighter energy future as claimed and won’t slow global warming, a new study projects.

10/16/2014

As Washington warns of a drawn-out fight against the Islamic State group and the Obama administration looks to send more American troops to help Iraq in the war against the extremists, Baghdad has offered its top war room as a model for a future joint U.S.-Iraqi command headquarters.   (credit: Gokhan Sahin/Getty Images)

CBS News: Name Of US Operation Against ISIS Is ‘Inherent Resolve’

Bolstered by intensified U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeting militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Kurdish militiamen fought pitched street battles Wednesday with the extremists in a Syrian Kurdish border town near Turkey, making small advances, activists and officials said.

10/15/2014

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