25.7 Sen. Rand Paul
21.4 Gov. Scott Walker
11.5 Sen. Ted Cruz
11.4 Dr. Ben Carson
8.3 Former Gov. Jeb Bush
Sen. Rand Paul won The Washington Times/CPAC presidential preference straw poll for the third time in a row while Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker surged to second place, as they trounced the rest of a strong but crowded field of potential candidates Saturday.
Sen. Ted Cruz slipped to third place, down …
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) – A state senator’s aide has been asked to quit after his registration as a lobbyist was revealed as a potential ethics violation.
William Richardson had served as aide to Sen. Jennifer Fielder, R-Thompson Falls, since the start of the legislative session.
Richardson registered with the Office …
WASHINGTON (AP) – Two months into full Republican control of Congress, GOP leaders are struggling to demonstrate they really are in charge.
The stunning House defeat Friday of a three-week spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security exposed Speaker John Boehner’s weakness in the face of rebellious conservatives.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A Hobbs obstetrician and gynecologist who allegedly had sex with patients and left some giving birth unattended is giving up the presidency of the New Mexico Medical Society.
The Albuquerque Journal reported (http://bit.ly/1zrwkKn) Saturday that Christopher S. Driskill handed in his resignation as president-elect of the …
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas legislators have reached the midpoint of their annual session having advanced gun-rights and teacher collective bargaining proposals but having left measures to legalize medical marijuana, expand the Medicaid program and restrict fracking to languish.
Most bills had to be passed out of their chamber of …
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – A report by the Rhode Island secretary of state’s transition committee recommended raising registration fees for lobbyists and increasing fines for those who fail to register.
The Providence Journal reported Saturday (http://bit.ly/1LWuc4j) the recommendations are among 20 by the 12-member committee appointed by Secretary of State …
Conservative radio host Mark Levin criticized Congressional Republicans for having “no principles, no strategy and no guts” on immigration.
Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Saturday, Mr. Levin said “It’s time for a new Republican Party,” The Hill reported. “No more excuses. No more whining. …
NEW YORK (AP) – The lecture hall had filled quickly. Several students arrived wearing keffiyehs, the traditional Palestinian headscarves, while in the front row, a young man sat draped in the Israeli flag. As the meeting opened, a student government officer reviewed the rules of debate, warning physical confrontations would …
WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrats are losing some skirmishes over the Department of Homeland Security, but many feel they are winning a political war that will haunt Republicans in 2016 and beyond.
Democrats lacked the votes Friday to force Republicans to fund the department for a year with no strings. Still, …