NASA Mission To Mars Gets The Cash It Needs From Congress

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

On to Mars in 2030

White House, Pentagon Announce Support For Making Women Sign Up For Draft

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Women Attend Marine Boot Camp At Parris Island, South Carolina

It’s going to be an intense fight

Congress Passes Iran Sanctions Renewal Bill

Politics | Kerry Picket
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 20: (L-R) Architect of the Capitol Stephen Ayers, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY), Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) swing their hammers during the "First Nail" ceremony, signifying the start of construction of the 2013 Inaugural Platform on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol September 20, 2012 in Washington, DC. The winner of the November 6 presidential election will be sworn in on the platform on January 21, 2013.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

No one voted against

Here's What You Need To Know About The New Defense Budget Bill

Daily Caller News Foundation | Russ Read
An F/A-18F fighter jet launches off the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis during maneuvers in the Arabian Gulf in this U.S. Navy handout photo dated November 23, 2011. REUTERS/U.S. Navy/Benjamin Crossley/Handout

The bill’s spending increase risks Obama veto

House And Senate Negotiators Approve Final Version Of Defense Bill With Biggest Pay Raise For Troops In Years

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
U.S. troops attend a ceremony to commemorate Memorial Day in Kabul

Obama could still veto the raise as one of his last acts as president.

Professor: Congress's 'Yelp' Law Is 'A Big Win For Free Speech'

Business | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Obama gestures during a joint news conference with German Chancellor Merkel in Berlin

‘Businesses remain protected against libel’

Congress Abandons Plans To Force Women To Sign Up For The Draft

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Female Marine Recruits

‘This is a victory for common sense’

What The 115th Congress Needs To Do

Opinion | Daniel DePetris
The U.S. flag flies at half-staff on the Capitol dome in memory of former Senator Howard Baker (R-TN) in Washington June 27, 2014. Baker, a pivotal figure in the Senate Watergate inquiry that pushed U.S. President Richard Nixon toward resignation and who later helped salvage Ronald Reagan's presidency amid the Iran-Contra scandal, died on Thursday. He was 88.    REUTERS/Gary Cameron   (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY) - RTR3W4HL

It will be the job of the next Congress to bring back balance to the executive and legislative branches.

VA Whistleblower Resigns, Hopes Donald Trump Starts Firing Bad Apples At Agency

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Obama shakes hands with McDonald after a meeting at the Phoenix VA Medical Center in Phoenix

‘It’s my hope that the incoming administration (of President-elect Donald Trump) goes and fires people’

Trump, Congress And The Debt Ceiling

Opinion | Neil Siefring
REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

They should work steadily to turn lemons like the debt ceiling into the lemonade of conservative reform.

Good Gov't Groups: Bring Outside-Funded Congressional Fellowships Out Of Shadows

Daily Caller News Foundation | Kathryn Watson
Project on Government Oversight Executive Director Danielle Brian testifies before Congress. POGO won a national journalism award for reporting on FDA potential conflicts of interest and low standards.  Flickr/Permission from POGO

Don’t ‘erode citizen trust in Congress’

Congress Demands Explanation On Why Clarence Thomas Was Excluded From Black History Museum

Daily Caller News Foundation | Kevin Daley
Justice Clarence Thomas speaks to Julian Bond for the University of Virginia Black Leadership Series. YouTube screen grab: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfAZUYCZSLQ

‘We insist that you provide an explanation’

Congress Was Aware Of Pentagon Ordering Troops To Repay Bonuses For At Least Two Years

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Members of the California National Guard patrol the Rancho Bernardo neighborhood of San Diego

And now they’re outraged?

It's Time To Make Taxpayer-Funded Congressional Reports Available To The Public

Opinion | Grover Norquist and Zach Graves
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13:  Storm clouds fill the sky over the U.S. Capitol Building, June 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. Potentially damaging storms are forecasted to hit parts of the east coast with potential for causing power wide spread outages.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

The American public deserves to know what Congress knows.

Trump's Right: It's Time To Limit Congressional Terms

Opinion | Patrick Basham
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during the presidential town hall debate with Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton (not pictured) at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., October 9, 2016.   REUTERS/Jim Young

Term limits increase the responsiveness of politicians’ policy platforms.

21 States Move To Stop New Obama End Run Around Congress

Opinion | Ken Blackwell
NEWPORT, WALES - SEPTEMBER 05:  US President Barack Obama listens to speeches at the NATO Summit on September 5, 2014 in Newport, Wales. Leaders and senior ministers from around 60 countries are meeting on the final day of the two day summit with Afghanistan and Ukraine at the top of the agenda.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid - WPA Pool /Getty Images)

Federal overreach is already one of Obama’s legacies as he prepares to leave office.

Veteran Wants To Put An End To People Buying And Selling Purple Hearts

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
PFC. Dennington receives his Purple Heart from Brigadier General Davis during a ceremony in FOB Airborne in Wardak province

‘These military collectors cheapen the Purple Heart by buying and selling this symbol of sacrifice like a pack of baseball cards’

VA Suicide Hotline Reform Unanimously Passes House, Harry Reid Crushes It In Senate

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Senate Majority Leader Reid speaks to reporters on upcoming budget battle in Washington

‘What is wrong with passing this legislation to make sure that our veterans receive the help that they deserve?’

Survivors Of 9/11 Can Now Sue The Same Country That Gave Clinton's Foundation $10 Million

Business | Robert Donachie
A Clinton Foundation brooch is seen for sale at the Clinton Museum Store in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States April 27, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Saudis gave between $10-25 million to Clinton Foundation

White House Calls Senate Override Of Obama 9/11 Bill Veto 'Embarrassing'

US | Kerry Picket
A man runs past the 9/11 Empty Sky memorial across from New York's Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center in Liberty State Park in Jersey City

‘…it was important in this case that the families of the victims of 9/11 be allowed to pursue justice’