Political

(Undated) -- Congress is hitting the National Security Agency where it hurts. The House voted Thursday night to strip funding from two of the NSA's most controversial programs. The funds cutoff hits domestic surveillance aimed at Americans, and NSA's direction that hardware...
(Washington, DC) -- Republican Senator Ted Cruz is embracing social issues this week. The first-term Senator spoke to an enthusiastic crowd of religious conservatives at a Faith and Freedom Coalition conference in Washington, DC Thursday. Cruz slammed the Obama administration...
(Asheville, NC) -- It appears Bank of America is trying to cut a deal with the Justice Department. The bank is asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to meet with its CEO regarding a lawsuit that accuses B of A of civil fraud for selling shoddy mortgage securities. A federal...
(Undated) -- Senator Rand Paul says Iraq is less stable now than it was before the Iraq war. Senator Paul went on to say he believes Iraqi soldiers should have fought against the Sunni insurgents instead of running. These comments came after U.S. officials said ISIS militants...
(Phoenix, AZ) -- Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is under investigation for allegedly breaking election laws. The executive director of the state Clean Elections Commission, Tom Collins, says there's enough evidence to merit an inquiry. One of the Attorney General's former...
(Undated) -- He has said repeatedly he's not running again for President, but Mitt Romney is the top choice for 2016 amongst New Hampshire Republicans. A Suffolk University/Boston "Herald" survey released Thursday shows that 24-percent of likely Republican voters in the Granite...
(Washington, DC) -- California Republican Congressman Kevin McCarthy will be the new House Majority Leader. House Republicans made the selection in a closed meeting at the Capitol. McCarthy is the Majority Whip, the third-ranking post in the GOP caucus. He will replace Eric...
(Madison, WI) -- Prosecutors say Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker tried to bypass campaign finance and election laws. In court documents unsealed today, prosecutors accuse Walker of overseeing a "criminal scheme" to illegally coordinate fundraising among conservative groups. They...
(Washington, DC) -- Americans' confidence in Congress is sinking to a new low. A new Gallup poll finds just seven percent say they have "a great deal" or "quite a lot" of confidence in Congress as an American institution. That's down from the previous low of ten percent last...