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Krauthammer on Trump: ‘He’s a much better candidate than he was at the beginning’

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 18:49
Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer told viewers Tuesday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, in an interview with Baier earlier in the day, came across as a more attractive candidate than he was at the beginning of the election cycle.

Connecticut firm may still have Clinton personal emails

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 18:49
Hillary Clinton hired a Connecticut firm to back up her emails, which may still exist on the company’s “cloud” storage site due to a technical error, according to  Sen. Rob Johnson, R-Wis.

Army postpones planned discharge of Green Beret who confronted accused Afghan rapist

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 18:05
The U.S. Army has postponed the planned discharge of an 11-year Green Beret who confronted an alleged child rapist in Afghanistan.

Emails show Qadaffi son offered talks – but Clinton ordered top general to 'not take the call,' source says

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 17:09
New emails exclusively obtained by Fox News show that in March 2011, at the height of the Arab Spring revolution inside Libya, dictator Muammar Qaddafi’s son Saif was willing to talk peace from the ground in Libya – but a source told Fox News the offer was rejected by then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Justice Department to release 6,000 inmates from federal prisons beginning Oct. 30

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 17:04
The Justice Department will release some 6,000 inmates from federal prisons beginning at the end of the month as part of new sentencing guidelines for drug crimes established last year, a federal law enforcement official confirmed Tuesday to Fox News.


US officials reportedly question Toyota over how ISIS obtained SUVs, pick-up trucks spotted in videos

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 15:48
U.S. officials have asked Toyota how ISIS has managed to acquire a large number of SUVs and pick-up trucks spotted in the terror group’s propaganda videos, ABC News reported Tuesday.

Senate moves ahead on defense bill facing veto threat

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 14:54
The Senate moved forward Tuesday on a sweeping, $612 billion defense policy bill despite a presidential veto threat stemming from larger budget disputes that have hamstrung Washington.

State Department pressing Clinton lawyer over email gap

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 14:48
State Department officials are pressing Hillary Clinton's personal lawyer David Kendall to confirm -- again -- whether the former secretary of state really did turn over all official emails, according to Justice Department documents filed as part of a watchdog group's lawsuit against the State Department.

Cities designate 'safe zones' to take the danger out of classified ad deals

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 14:40
Officials in one Dallas-Fort Worth suburb are hoping to take the "stranger danger" out of consummating sales hatched on Craigslist and other online classified forums by designating zones where both parties can feel safe.

Hatch says Trans-Pacific deal 'woefully short,' as Obama begins selling pact

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 14:38
President Obama on Tuesday began trying to sell Congress on the recently signed Trans-Pacific Partnership, but a top Republican senator immediately said the deal falls “woefully short” of success.

NM secretary of state accused of dozens of corruption charges

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 14:18
New Mexico’s secretary of state, who is responsible for campaign finance reporting and who once called out a “culture of corruption” in the state’s government, has been accused of dozens of financial crimes, as well as identity theft.

Policy Reform That Comes From Outside (and in Spite of) Washington

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 13:35
Not all important public policy reforms come from Washington. Really lasting reforms can percolate from the bottom up, brewed by citizens with a grievance pushing state and local governments to act. 2015-10-06T00:01:00-04:00 2015-10-06T18:35:04Z Michael Barone

House panel takes up GOP push for special committee probing Planned Parenthood

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 13:30
House Republicans on Tuesday will formally begin the process of trying to form a special committee to investigate Planned Parenthood, following recent revelations about the taxpayer-funded group's fetal tissue harvesting.

Amtrak warns of service cuts if Congress doesn’t extend safety deadline

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 13:22
The head of Amtrak has warned lawmakers that it will suspend service on parts of its national network unless Congress extends its deadline for implementing advanced safety technology, according to a letter obtained by Fox News.

Jordan: Republicans 'forfeit before the ref blows the whistle'

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 12:08
Hinting at this week's battle for the open House speaker chair, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said that Republicans lack discipline and have failed to take their message to the American people.

Ukraine parallels seen in Russia's Syria push, Obama under pressure to do more

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 12:07
Russia's continuing military buildup and ongoing airstrikes in Syria are raising concerns that President Obama is "flummoxed" by an intervention reminiscent, analysts say, of the incursion into eastern Ukraine.

Illegal wind turbine leaves green energy entrepreneur spinning in jail

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 12:01
A Minnesota green energy entrepreneur has been in jail since Friday all because of a wind turbine that once stood on his property.

Shoot First; Ask Questions Later

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 11:35
After America learned of the latest mass shooting at an Oregon community college, President Barack Obama delivered remarks in which he lamented the loss of good, innocent people and then added: "Somehow this has become routine. ... We've become numb to this." By the next day, Obama had a remedy: "Be a single-issue voter." 2015-10-06T00:01:00-04:00 2015-10-06T16:35:05Z Debra J. Saunders

The Decline of American Greatness

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 11:35
"I'm fed up with politics and the country is going down the drain." 2015-10-06T00:01:00-04:00 2015-10-06T16:35:05Z Tom Purcell

FAA proposes nearly $2 million fine against drone operator

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 11:03
The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday proposed a record $1.9 million fine against an aerial photography company for flying drones in crowded New York and Chicago airspace without permission.


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