Eliminating Federal Waste Means Swimming Upstream

Opinion | Caroline Kitchens
Noodling catfish While some people fish with a net and pole, others use their bare hands to pull unwilling catfish from their underwater dens. The catfish, distraught and angry about the intrusion into its hole, will bite the hand of the noodler, and the noodler will then pull the catfish from the water. The risks are great for the noodler who can lose limbs or drown (photo: okienoodlers/ Flickr).

The USDA catfish program is seen by many as the lowest-hanging fruit for budget cuts.

Major Marijuana Reforms Deep Inside Senate Spending Bills Would Allow Vets Access To Medical Marijuana

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
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‘This is a rare case of Congressional leadership actually listening to their members’

Sen. Thad Cochran Marries Longtime Aide At Center Of Campaign Controversy

Politics | Chuck Ross
Republican Sen. Thad Cochran addresses supporters during an election night celebration in Jackson, Mississippi

Cochran’s campaign had denied any relationship

Longtime Aide To Sen. Thad Cochran Arrested In Chinese Sex-For-Drugs Scheme

Politics | Chuck Ross
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Planned to trade meth for sex

COULTER: A Tough Night At MSNBC

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
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‘After Tuesday night, Republicans’ main objective is clear: Convince Oregon Measure 88 to run for president.’

Grand Jury Subpoena In Mississippi Senate Fight Includes A Shocking Name

Politics | Alex Pappas

‘Any and all records regarding your conversations and dealings’

McDaniel's List Of Illegitimate Votes Includes A Surprising Name

Politics | Alex Pappas

‘The level of absurdity here seems to reach new heights every day’

MCDANIEL CHALLENGES COCHRAN'S WIN: 'Here We Are With The Evidence'

Politics | Alex Pappas

Announcing challenge, McDaniel rails against ‘race-baiting’

Exclusive: McDaniel Team Strikes 'Black' References From Press Release

Politics | Matt K. Lewis
File photo of McDaniel delivering a concession speech in Hattiesburg

“Thad Cochran lost Republican votes in the runoff, but made up the difference with black democrat votes,” the early version says.

COULTER: Eyes On The Prize

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
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‘Why shouldn’t Cochran ask black people for their votes in a primary?’

Chris McDaniel Campaign Accuses Thad Cochran Of 'Race-Baiting'

Politics | Alex Pappas
McDaniel waves to supporters before delivering a concession speech in Hattiesburg

Cochran campaign fires back

The Tea Party Is Still The Future Of The GOP

Opinion | Niger Innis
A tea party demonstration. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty.

The establishment’s smears only show how much they’re like the Democrats

The Mess In Mississippi

Politics | Matt K. Lewis
Tea Party candidate McDaniel attends a rally in Madison, Mississippi and Republican U.S. Senator Cochran campaigns in Pass Christian

If only both sides could lose…

RNC Member Wants Investigation Into How Race Card Was Played In Mississippi Primary

Politics | Alex Pappas
McDaniel delivers a concession speech in Hattiesburg

‘Deeply offensive, indeed unacceptable’

Grandiosity Wins The Day: Reporter Is 2K Shy Of Funding Goal

The Mirror | Betsy Rothstein
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Hey, if it works…

McDaniel Campaign Offering $1K Reward For Proof Showing Voter Fraud

Politics | Alex Pappas

Cochran campaign dismisses allegations

Listen To This Thad Cochran Campaign Conference Call With The Media Go Completely Haywire

Politics | Alex Pappas

‘Why do you think it’s ok to harvest their votes?’

Feds Are Looking Into PAC That Backed Thad Cochran

Politics | Chuck Ross
Thad Cochran raises his arm with a supporter during an election night celebration in Jackson, Mississippi

More drama in Mississippi Senate race

Morning Mirror

The Mirror | Betsy Rothstein
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