March 2015 Headlines

Sen. Ted Cruz: 'God Isn't Done with America Yet'

In the crowded field of likely Republican presidential candidates, one name jumped to the front of the pack this week: Sen. Ted Cruz, and he has a message concerning America. 

Senate's Harry Reid Won't Seek Re-election

Reid says he wants to make sure Democrats regain control of the Senate next year and that it would be "inappropriate" for him to soak up campaign resources when he could be focusing on putting his party back in power.

No Permanent Inspector During Clinton Tenure

The State Department never had a permanent inspector general while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Sen. Ted Cruz: 'I Am Running for President'

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is running for president. Cruz announced his plans on social media, tweeting "I'm running for president and I hope to earn your support."

Dems Exposed in Abortion Fight on Trafficking Bill

Senate Democrats are blocking legislation aimed at fighting human trafficking, complaining they didn't know about an abortion funding ban.

Senate Leader Moves to Block EPA's Power Grab

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has started an aggressive campaign to block President Barack Obama's agenda on climate change.

Letter to White House Tests Positive for Cyanide

The Secret Service says initial tests were negative but a second round conducted Tuesday returned a "presumptive positive" result for cyanide.

Freedom of Information? Not Under the Obama Admin.

The Obama administration has set a new record for denying or censoring government files under the Freedom of Information Act.

Common Core Fight Shadows Presidential Campaign

Grassroots anger against the Common Core education standards has spilled into the emerging 2016 presidential campaign. Much is at stake as potential candidates bolster their positions.

Senate Dems Stall Anti-Trafficking Bill over Abortion

A bipartisan anti-human trafficking bill has stalled in the Senate after Democrats took issue with an abortion provision they say they had not noticed before.

Rand Paul: Arm Kurds, Give Them Their Own Country

The United States should provide weapons for the Kurdish fighters so they can fight against ISIS, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., says.

For Critics, Clinton Email Explanation Falls Flat

Hillary Clinton told reporters Tuesday using her personal email exclusively while serving as secretary of state was a "matter of convenience." But critics aren't satisfied, accusing her of a lack of transparency.

GOP Senators' Letter to Iran Draws White House Ire

Forty-seven Republican senators are sending a message to the leaders of Iran, arguing that any nuclear deal Iran cuts with the United States under the Obama administration will expire the day he leaves office.

Bipartisan Group Appeals Gov. McDonnell's Conviction

A large group of former state attorneys general are appealing the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.

Candidate Jeb Bush Makes Public Debut in Iowa

About a dozen Republican presidential hopefuls gathered in Iowa over the weekend for the Inaugural Agricultural Summit.

Critics: Email Scandal Will Hurt Clinton in 2016

Likely Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton took fresh fire over the weekend for the secretive email system she used when she was secretary of state.

New Bill Grants Persecuted Home-Schoolers Asylum

A new bill has been introduced in Congress to allow asylum in the United States for homeschooling families who are persecuted in their home countries.

Clinton Email Flap Raises New Benghazi Questions

The scandal is deepening over the private email account used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during her time as U.S. secretary of state.

Dr. Ben Carson Explores 2016 Presidential Run

Dr. Ben Carson is officially exploring the possibility of throwing his hat in the ring as a Republican contendor for the 2016 presidential race.

House Clears DHS Funding, Minus Immigration Demands

After a weeks-long political struggle, legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department is headed back to the House without restrictions conservatives demanded on President Barack Obama's immigration policies.

Clinton Solely Used Personal Email at State Dept.

Hillary Clinton only used a personal email account for government business while she was secretary of state, according to the New York Times-- a possible violation of federal requirements.

Rand Paul, Scott Walker - What You Missed at CPAC

Although the calendar reads 2015, the 2016 presidential race is clearly underway -- at least it was at Maryland's National Harbor where this year's annual gathering of conservatives known as CPAC kicked off.