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Top CIA officer contradicts New York Times report on Benghazi

Benghazi. Photo: AFP/Getty Images

Former CIA deputy director Mike Morell testified Wednesday that the spy agency knew almost immediately that al-Qaeda-linked terrorists had been involved in the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans, seemingly contradicting a widely-cited New York Times report published last year.

Bobby Jindal: ‘It’s no secret … I’m thinking about’ 2016

11:19 AM 04/02/2014

WASHINGTON -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Wednesday unveiled his own conservative health-care proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare as he tests the waters for a presidential run of his own in 2016.

Republicans to grill CIA official on Benghazi

5:31 PM 04/01/2014

Republicans on Capitol Hill will get the chance Wednesday to publicly grill a top CIA official involved in drafting the Obama administration’s inaccurate talking points immediately after the Benghazi terrorist attacks of 2012.

Rand Paul says Republicans cannot be ‘party of deportation’

10:59 AM 04/01/2014

WASHINGTON -- Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Tuesday that Republicans need to show Hispanic voters that they are not “just the party of deportation.”

Harry Reid accused of hypocrisy over billionaire donors

6:17 PM 03/31/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is accused in a new ad of hypocrisy when it comes to decrying the influence of billionaire donors in politics.

Obama administration spending $400,000 on camel sculpture in Pakistan

11:43 AM 03/31/2014

The Obama administration wants to spend $400,000 on a camel sculpture for a new embassy building in Pakistan, according to a report Monday.

Ben Carson to huddle with lawmakers as he develops Obamacare replacement

11:05 AM 03/28/2014

As he develops his own conservative alternative to Obamacare, Dr. Ben Carson is making the trek to Capitol Hill next week to talk health care with Republicans.

We still don’t know why the Christie administration closed those lanes

12:53 PM 03/27/2014

Members of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration had an "ulterior motive" for ordering the closure of lanes last year leading to the George Washington Bridge, lawyers conducting an internal review said Thursday. But the lawyers said they aren't sure exactly what that motive was.

Alabama congressional candidate shoots up Obamacare bill in new ad

2:56 PM 03/26/2014

An Alabama congressional candidate uses a .40 Glock pistol, a .270 Cooper rifle and an AR-15 to destroy a copy of the Obamacare bill in a new video released by his campaign.

David Brock blasts ‘smutmongers’ despite running group that smears conservatives

6:13 PM 03/25/2014

David Brock’s liberal groups smear conservatives every day.

Poll: Harry Reid has higher unfavorable numbers than the Koch brothers

1:50 PM 03/25/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, desperately trying to create a conservative bogeyman for the 2014 election cycle, often takes to the Senate floor to lambast the billionaire Koch brothers for their political contributions to conservative groups.

Senate candidate says ‘castrating hogs’ good preparation for DC

11:40 AM 03/25/2014

Here's one candidate who cuts to the chase.

Rubio, touring Uber headquarters, says government regulations hurt innovators

3:25 PM 03/24/2014

WASHINGTON -- Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, touring the D.C. headquarters of car service company Uber on Monday, called on local municipalities in Florida to do away with regulations that prevent new businesses like it from operating.

Inside a Berkeley coffee house with Rand Paul

9:17 PM 03/20/2014

BERKELEY, Calif. --- A mile from one of the most famous liberal campuses, Rand Paul is sipping coffee in a packed college café and answering a question about Vladimir Putin's annexation of Crimea.

Rand Paul gets standing ovation at Berkeley: ‘Your right to privacy is under assault’

7:13 PM 03/19/2014

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Delivering a rare speech for a Republican at this bastion of liberalism, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday was given multiple standing ovations by the left-wing audience after railing against government surveillance and warning the students: "Your right to privacy is under assault."

Inside the effort to draft Ben Carson for 2016

10:20 PM 03/18/2014

Right after the news broke last summer that a super PAC had been formed to encourage Ben Carson to run for president in 2016, the neurosurgeon was quickly booked for an evening interview with Greta Van Susteren.

Jay Carney denies rumor he wants to be ambassador to Russia

6:20 PM 03/17/2014

White House press secretary Jay Carney wants his boss to appoint him U.S. ambassador to Russia, according to a report published Monday.

Calif. gun store owner to feds: No, you can’t have my customer list

12:03 PM 03/15/2014

A gun store owner in California has a message for the feds: No, you can’t force me to turn over my customer list to you.

Alabama ponders more government control of church-run schools

2:16 PM 03/13/2014

In Alabama, church schools -- because of religious freedom concerns -- are exempted from most government regulations that other schools in the state face.

Conservative group uses woman who lost her insurance to hit Arkansas Democrat senator [VIDEO]

9:06 AM 03/13/2014

The group Americans for Prosperity is continuing its assault on vulnerable Democratic lawmakers with a $700,000 ad buy against Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor.