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Rand Paul on Christie’s attacks: ‘Not very smart’ [VIDEO]

1:57 PM 07/30/2013

Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul called New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's criticisms of him "not very smart" during an appearance on Fox News' Hannity Monday night, adding that disrespect for the Bill of Rights is even more dangerous than the "strain of libertarianism" that Christie had criticized.

Democrats move to confirm DHS nominee despite GOP boycott

2:13 PM 07/25/2013

Lead by Delaware Democrat Sen. Tom Carper, the Senate Homeland Security Committee moved to forward Alejandro Mayorkas to the full Senate for confirmation as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on Thursday, despite the absence of almost half of the committee.

Campaign finance tool gives GOP candidates a leg-up on FEC filing

3:51 PM 07/19/2013

The Federal Election Committee's Q2 filing deadline for campaign finance reports -- a date congressional campaigns and national committees do not generally mark on their calenders with gleeful anticipation -- was this Tuesday. The very next day, July 17, campaign software giant CMDI unveiled CrimsonFiler, a service that company executives predicted will drastically simplify the complicated filing process.

New York Times raises possibility of euthanizing Mandela

11:14 AM 07/12/2013

Nelson Mandela continues to hang to life in a South African hospital in what the South African government has called "critical but stable condition," leaving millions of people inspired by his life across the world  to hold out hope for a recovery.