A federal showdown with Washington state over its newly realized marijuana law has gone up in smoke, as people puffed pot in public this week with no repercussions.
Tea party leader Senator Jim DeMint joked about forcing John Boehner from the House, after DeMint shockingly quit the Senate on Thursday.
A few years ago, a group of Iowa Republicans claimed the legitimate 13th Amendment to the Constitution was “missing.” The debate is part of an historical detective story with some surprising twists that is still taking place.
The Speaker of the House, John Boehner, is teetering on the edge of the dreaded Washington fiscal cliff. And the big question is if the speaker can become a hero by brokering a deal, or wind up as collateral damage in an epic political fight.
Is the future of Internet free speech really at stake today as secret United Nations meetings start in Dubai about a new international law? Or is the controversy massively overblown? There seems to be some truth in both claims.