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Rand Paul To Travel Across Iowa In Presidential Campaign-Style Swing

Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul speaks during the inaugural Freedom Summit meeting for conservative speakers in Manchester, N.H., April 12, 2014. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

In a campaign swing resembling that of a presidential candidate, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul plans to make a three-day trip across Iowa next week, another indication that the libertarian-leaning Republican is gearing up for a 2016 presidential run.

Democratic Lawmaker Wants Congress To Install Pool At Capitol

5:48 PM 07/28/2014

A Democratic lawmaker from California has put out a zany press release calling for the installation of an “aboveground pool” in room 2154 of the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill.

Leaked Document From Senate Democratic Candidate: ‘Tremendous Financial Opportunity’ With Jews

2:23 PM 07/28/2014

Michelle Nunn -- the Democrat running in the very close U.S. Senate contest in Georgia -- has a problem on her hands now that an exhaustive campaign plan drafted by aides has leaked in the media.

Republicans Expected To Approve Lawsuit Against Obama This Week

11:12 AM 07/28/2014

House Republicans are expected to formally approve their lawsuit against President Obama this week.

A Waste? Alabama To Pay $75K To Use ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ On Signs

9:30 AM 07/25/2014

In Birmingham, they love the governor.

Poll: Voters Think Hillary Clinton’s $225K Speaking Fee Is Unfair

2:47 PM 07/24/2014

A majority of voters in Nevada think it is unfair for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to collect $225,000 when she appears at a University of Nevada-Las Vegas foundation fundraiser in October, according to a new poll.

Lawmakers: Make It Easier For Military Dogs To Reunite With Soldiers After War [PHOTOS]

11:05 PM 07/23/2014

WASHINGTON -- They served in the Civil War. They were there for American soldiers during both world wars. One was even on SEAL Team Six, the military team that killed Osama Bin Laden.

Neither Of The Georgia Senate Nominees Have Ever Held Office Before

10:40 AM 07/23/2014

At a time of disgust with all things Washington D.C., voters in Georgia are set to send someone to represent them in the U.S. Senate next year who has never held political office before.

Labor Department’s Minimum Wage Increase Campaign Raises Eyebrows

2:27 PM 07/22/2014

The Obama administration’s Department of Labor is running a social media campaign this week to encourage people to lobby Congress for a minimum wage increase -- a move raising eyebrows because it is similar to the campaign messaging being used by Democrats to drive voters to the polls this year.

Ben Carson Wins 2016 Straw Poll Of Conservative Activists

10:48 AM 07/21/2014

Neurosurgeon Ben Carson defeated a host of well-known Republicans in a weekend straw poll in Colorado of potential 2016 presidential candidates.

Black Republican Artur Davis Considering Mayoral Run In Alabama

1:49 PM 07/18/2014

Artur Davis -- the black politician who memorably left the Democratic Party after serving four terms in Congress and later become a Republican -- is now contemplating a mayoral run in his hometown of Montgomery, Ala.

Group Now Claims Obama Wasn’t Technically Fundraising For It On Day Of Malaysia Air Plane Crash

11:13 AM 07/18/2014

As the United States gathered information Thursday about the Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine, President Barack Obama was in New York on a quick fundraising swing with Democratic donors.

Passenger Makes Eerie Facebook Post Before Boarding Downed Malaysia Airlines Plane

4:48 PM 07/17/2014

A passenger who appears to have been on the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine on Thursday posted a photo of his plane with an eerie message before boarding the ill-fated Boeing 777.

Obama Speaks About Downed Malaysia Airlines Plane: ‘Looks Like It May Be A Terrible Tragedy’

2:25 PM 07/17/2014

President Barack Obama offered his first public comments on Thursday about the Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed over Ukraine, saying his first priority is to find out whether there were any Americans on board the flight.

Hollywood Liberals Forking Over Big Bucks For Wendy Davis

6:33 PM 07/16/2014

Some of Hollywood’s wealthiest liberals are forking over big bucks for Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Texas, according to campaign finance reports recently filed by the campaign.

Chris McDaniel Campaign Accuses Thad Cochran Of ‘Race-Baiting’

4:54 PM 07/16/2014

The campaign of Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel accused U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran on Wednesday of “race-baiting” to encourage blacks to vote against him last month.

John Bolton’s Super PAC To Run Ads In New Hampshire

2:23 PM 07/16/2014

The super PAC of John Bolton, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, plans to make its first expenditure in a congressional race in New Hampshire, The Daily Caller has learned.

Congressman Pushes Legislation To Stop White House From Renovating Its Bowling Alley

4:26 PM 07/15/2014

WASHINGTON -- A Republican congressman is pushing new legislation that would prohibit the White House from renovating its bowling alley.

Conservative Lawmakers Dismiss Idea Of Impeaching Obama: ‘Nobody Wants A President Joe Biden’

1:41 PM 07/15/2014

WASHINGTON -- Conservative lawmakers on Tuesday dismissed former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's recent call to impeach President Obama.