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Ron Paul: House leadership voted for "police state"

Former Rep. Ron Paul says that even had an amendment to defund some of the surveillance programs of the National Security Agency (NSA) had passed... Read more

Economy hums along, proves taxing and spending prognosticators wrong

The U.S. economy has fared better than expected this year after widespread fears that $85 billion of automatic spending cuts and sharp increases... Read more

Sen. Cruz: Defund Obamacare before Americans become ‘addicted’ to subsidies

DENVER — Sen. Ted Cruz urged conservatives Saturday to join a petition drive to defund Obamacare, calling it their last chance to stop the... Read more

Treasury's Jack Lew warns against brinkmanship over debt ceiling

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Sunday called on Congress to "do its job" and avoid what could be a bruising budgetary standoff this fall, arguing... Read more

Total Recall: Scientists implant memories in mice

False memories of events that never happened have been implanted into the brains of mice in research that could pave the way for memory implant... Read more

Gay immigrant partners to get equal treatment in applying for visas

Both the Obama administration and the GOP have pivoted swiftly on key regulatory and legal issues in the wake of last month's Supreme Court... Read more

Anthony Weiner under pressure to drop out as campaign manager quits

Embattled candidate Anthony D. Weiner faced mounting pressure Sunday to reconsider his mayoral ambitions in New York City after he confessed last... Read more

Justice Dept. to press Texas on voting rights, despite ruling by Supreme Court

The Obama administration said Thursday that it will ask a federal court to require that Texas receive federal approval before it makes changes to... Read more