World / Politics Dec 4, 2014

Possible candidate Paul seeks declaration of war on Islamic State

Potential 2016 presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul is proposing a "declaration of war" against the Islamic State. The legislative effort has little chance of success but could burnish the Republican's effort to paint himself as a strict constitutionalist as he explores a White House bid. Other ...

U.S. rancher defends slavery remarks, loses supporters

World Apr 25, 2014

U.S. rancher defends slavery remarks, loses supporters

A rancher who became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the government in a fight over grazing rights lost some of his staunch Republican defenders after wondering aloud whether blacks might have had it better under slavery. Republican politicians from around the U.S. ...