Tag: Congress

Democrats Have a No-Fly List Problem

“Our nation’s watchlisting system is error-prone and unreliable because it uses vague and overbroad criteria and secret evidence to place individuals on blacklists without a meaningful process to correct government error and clear their names."

Jonathan Clarke Is Proud To Be ‘The Outsider’ In Race To...

Jonathan Clarke's campaign war chest is practically empty compared to his Democratic primary rivals, but in this election year he thinks voters want ethics reform--and that's where he comes in. New York voters are so angry at the status quo, he insists, that ethics reform is a winning formula. He says that an underdog like him has a chance because the electorate is sick and tired of the corruption that has already led to federal convictions of two of the most powerful men in Albany: the former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and the ex-State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan).

Why an Army Captain Is Suing Obama

Nathan Michael Smith, an US Army Captain, is suing President Obama because he believes the war against ISIS is unconstitutional. The war, which began in August 2014, has never been authorized by Congress. But Obama remains adamant that he has the legal authority to fight ISIS, citing authorizations from 2001 and 2002 related to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

Germany, UK Anti-ISIS Vote Highlights Congress’ Inaction

"It's worth having Congress do its job.”

Pope Francis Calls for Compassion in Historic Speech to Congress

“The challenges facing us today call for a renewal of that spirit of cooperation."

US to Send 450 More Troops to Iraq, Yet Congress Refuses...

"If this is worth fighting ISIS, and I believe it is, it's worth having Congress do its job."

Women Will Have to Save America in 2016

Next November some American women who were born when they, their mothers and their sisters all lacked the right to vote may get to actually elect the first woman president.

6 Months After Strikes On ISIS, Obama Seeks War Authorization

"We have to condition the American people: This is going to go on for a long time. It’s terrible to say but that’s the reality. They’re not going to go away easy.”

Rep. Lee Zeldin Joins Tea Party’s Ted Cruz to Bash Obama...

They are calling for an investigation into the president's former campaign director's involvement with Israel’s upcoming elections.

Mideast Crisis Becomes Hot Topic in Bishop-Zeldin Race

In interviews with the Press, neither Bishop nor Zeldin wanted to discuss that situation on the ground. Both preferred to focus on their unwavering support for Israel.
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