Elected officials are demanding answers after Daniel Chong, a 23-year-old UC San Diego student, was left unattended for five days in a Drug Enforcement Administration detention cell.
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) called on U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. asking for an “immediate and thorough” Department of Justice investigation into the matter.
“After the investigation is completed, I ask that you please provide me with the results and the actions the department will [...]
Suppose it’s the championship basketball game and one player is committing foul after foul. Each time, he denies he’s committed any offense.
Eventually, he fouls out. But even as he heads to the bench, he’s protesting that he did nothing wrong.
That’s what we’re seeing today from Republicans who claim there is no “war on women.” The Republican National Committee chairman likened it to a “war on caterpillars.”
But whether it’s sports or [...]
Politics: To leftist food scolds, eating more vegetables is important. So why are California’s two Democratic senators having a cow about a water bill that would let their Central Valley’s farmers grow more veggies?
House Republican Devin Nunes’ Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Water Relief Act (H.R. 1837), which passed easily in the House last week, was the first standalone bill to address the persistent problem of arbitrary state decisions to deny water [...]
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U.S. officials had once thought there was little chance that terrorists could get their hands on many of the portable surface-to-air missiles that can bring down a commercial jet liner.
But now that calculation is out the window, with officials at a recent secret White House meeting reporting that thousands of them have gone missing in Libya.
“Matching up a terrorist with a shoulder-fired missile, [...]
Two years ago, two major Republican campaigns swarmed the California GOP fall convention, confident that they could drum up the support to beat three-term incumbent Democrat Sen. Barbara Boxer, who was considered vulnerable because of her low voter-approval ratings.
This year, as 1,000 GOP activists gather today in Los Angeles for their fall convention, things are different, as even the California Republican Party chairman has no idea [...]
WASHINGTON — The failure of Congress to authorize a budget for the Federal Aviation Administration has put some 4,000 agency employees and tens of thousands of contractorstemporarily out of work. But even some FAA workers who haven’t been furloughed find themselves in a peculiar financial jam.
Roughly 40 FAA inspectors have been asked to continue working despite the stoppage because their jobs are important for air safety. Yet since Congress hasn’t [...]
The Senate ethics committee has made a criminal referral to the Justice Department in its investigation into former Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.)
“We had reason to believe Senator Ensign violated laws,” Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), the chairman of the panel, said Thursday afternoon.
The Senate Ethics Committee is unveiling its findings from its nearly two-year investigation into the actions following then-Sen. Ensign’s affair with a political aide, in a rare set of [...]
Mike Huckabee said on Thursday that President Barack Obama and members of Congress shouldn’t be collecting their paychecks in the event of a government shutdown.
“A bill was passed last weekend that I thought was a great bill,” Huckabee said in an appearance on “The View.” “It said, ‘If the government shuts down, the Congress and the president don’t get paid.’ I [...]
SAN FRANCISCO — Part of the nation’s key radiation warning system was out of service as the U.S. braced for possible exposure to the fallout from a nuclear crisis in Japan.
While no dangerous levels of radiation have reached American shores, the test of the monitoring network has spurred some lawmakers to question whether it can adequately safeguard the country against future disasters.
The system [...]
The Senate. Barbara Boxer hearing from a
Brigadier General? Silly General! He addresses Barbara as “Ma’m”, and she
CORRECTS him, telling him she’s “worked SO hard to earn the title,
“Senator”, so please to use that when speaking to her.
Get a load of this letter!
Read the letter sent to Sen. Barbara Boxer from an Alaskan Airlines pilot
below. Many of us witnessed the arrogance of Barbara Boxer on June 18, 2009
as she admonished Brigadier [...]