The Texas man accused of dashing through the White House front door Friday with a folding knife was a decorated Army veteran and marksman who served in Iraq, the U.S. military said Sunday.
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday that the American-led effort to destroy the Islamic State has support from more than 40 countries but declined to name them or the extent of their support.
The campaign for incumbent Kansas GOP Sen. Pat Roberts is reaching into the GOP hall of fame to try to win a tight race and help the party take control of the Senate — bringing 91-year-old Bob Dole on the trail.
After a long, unapologetic effort to defeat Tea Party and other so-called “unelectable” candidates in GOP primaries, the Washington establishment will likely need Tea Party voters in November to help swing several tight Senate races and win control of the upper chamber.
The Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Maine is under fire from Republicans for promoting a video containing a rap song that makes a sexual reference to Republican Sen. Susan Collins.
While most potential 2016 GOP White House contenders now appears to be focusing more on building the groundwork for a campaign, former Florida Republican Gov. Jeb Bush seems just as busy developing his business interests.
It’s not personal. It’s politics. That’s the takeaway after Georgia GOP Senate nominee David Perdue’s camp aired ads claiming a foundation once led by his Democratic rival Michelle Nunn — and founded by President George H.W. Bush — gave money to organizations linked to terrorists.
“Of course you should shame your children,” I replied. “That is your job, as a responsible parent. Shame is one of our most useful tools! Shame is the barrier between decency and depravity in a moral society.”
Roger Goodell continues to play defense in a public relations nightmare that demands a good and constructive offense. Instead of defending weak policies and now, belatedly, promising harsher penalties, the NFL should lead the way in a vigorous public campaign to educate Americans that abuse of women and children is not just illegal, but wrong.
A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the front door before officers managed to apprehend him, the Secret Service said. President Obama had departed the White House just minutes earlier.