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Rick Santorum Launches Populist Presidential Campaign Outside Pittsburgh: ‘I Stand with You, the American Worker’

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, who finished second place in the 2012 GOP presidential nominating contest, nailed his announcement speech here early on Wednesday evening—hammering ISIS, open borders advocates, the permanent political class in Washington, and the failures of both parties—all while real American workers stood by his side.

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FBI Officials Warn Against Disabling NSA Bulk Data Collection

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress wrestles over renewing the bulk collection of Americans’ phone records, federal law enforcement officials are warning that legal authority is also at risk for lesser-known surveillance tools that are even more valuable in fighting terrorism.

Scott Walker

Scott Walker Considers Skipping Florida to Let Bush, Rubio Fight It Out

“If we chose to get in, I don’t think there’s a state out there we wouldn’t play in, other than maybe Florida, where Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio are,” said Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on the Laura Ingraham show earlier this week, signaling that his potential presidential campaign could avoid Florida and let Rubio and Bush fight for that state’s delegates.

Clinton takes part in a Center for American Progress roundtable discussion on "Expanding Opportunities in America's Urban Areas" in Washington

Florida GOP Offers to Help Hillary Clinton Talk to the Press

Hillary Clinton is quickly proving to be the most inspirational candidate of the 2016 election cycle, at least in terms of inspiring new levels of creativity and wit among Republicans. Clinton’s ongoing refusal to interact with the press — or, in fact, anyone other than specially screened small groups of supporters — has become a seemingly endless source of mockery.


Stand With Rand — On Iran?

On Wednesday, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) raised eyebrows when he took to blaming some of his Republican colleagues for the rise of the Islamic State (ISIS) terror group. In doing so, he remained almost completely indifferent to the Islamic Republic of Iran’s rapid expansion throughout the region.

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DOJ Opposes Change of Venue in Sen. Menendez Corruption Trial

The federal government argues that Menendez should be tried by his New Jersey constituents and peers. “Robert Menendez, a United States Senator elected to represent the people of New Jersey, has filed a motion seeking to avoid being tried by a jury of his peers in the State of New Jersey. The Court should not permit this,” the brief notes.

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Liz Warren: Fiery Class-War Populist, House-Flipping Profiteer

Our tax and regulatory systems should be prudently administered to protect property rights and the free, honest flow of commerce. Instead, we’re subjected to value judgments and accusations of bad faith from politicians who refuse to entertain such criticism of themselves.

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