Donald Trump speaks during the family leadership summit in Ames, Iowa Saturday Aug. 10, 2013. Republican presidential hopefuls are hoping to impress conservative voters at the conference organized by an influential Christian group. The daylong event will be one of many candidate cattle calls in the grueling run-up to the 2016 presidential election. None of the potential contenders appearing Saturday has declared candidacy. Conservative voters could be key to a 2016 victory in Iowa's caucuses, the nation's first presidential nominating event. (AP Photo/Justin Hayworth)

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Trump Catapults to Second Place

Since his official announcement for the presidency little more than a week ago, real estate mogul Donald Trump has skyrocketed to the GOP’s top tier in two separate polls. According to Quinnipiac University’s most recent Iowa poll, Trump has surged into a tie with Ben Carson for second place in Iowa with 10% behind Scott
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IRS Investigation GAO: Former IRS Agents Can Access Taxpayer Information

The federal government’s own watchdog established by Congress, the General Accountability Office (GAO), released a bombshell report this week which comes at a most inconvenient time for the embattled Internal Revenue Service. Amid the ongoing scandal concerning the Justice Department’s obstruction of the investigation into the targeting of conservative political groups, the GAO’s report lends
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The Next Marco Rubio?

Live on Hannity, Republican Congressman Connie Mack recently announced his challenge to Democratic Senator Bill Nelson in Florida: While Mack isn’t the first Florida Republican to join the race, he brings a much praised record as a limited government advocate and statewide name recognition. This popularity translated into a four point lead over Senator Nelson
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911cross NTPA Alert: Save The 9/11 Memorial Cross

Save The 9/11 Memorial Cross Religious symbols have marked burial grounds in all cultures for thousands of years. They’re also often used to mark memorial sites and places where survivors wish to commemorate those who have been lost. Religious symbols are a demonstration of faith, strength in the face of tragedy, courage and determination. The
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Politics

state New Hillary Email Dump, New Revelations

The State Department released another 3,000 tranche of Clinton emails late in the evening yesterday in compliance with a federal judges previous order for monthly updates on a FOIA request. Just hours after the release it became clear Hillary’s hopes of putting the private email server scandal behind her will not become a reality any
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Foreign Policy

sessions Sen. Sessions: Kill TPA Now

After the House’s formal passing of the TPA measure last week, the Senate will take up the approval process once again Tuesday morning. In the month since the Senate originally passed its own version of the bill, revelations of what critics argue are hidden governance edicts have whipped the masses both on the left and
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Debt and Taxes

IRS Investigation Former Commissioner: IRS Lied to Congress

The embattled IRS continues to struggle in its effort to re-legitimate itself amid the long line of breaking scandals and mishaps that threaten to undo it altogether. Just last week it was revealed that the agency is refusing to release thousands of new emails discovered by an Inspector General in the ongoing Lois Lerner scandal.
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National Security

UNITED STATES - MAY 21: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., conducts a news conference in the Capitol after the senate luncheons where he addressed issues including the Oklahoma tornado. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Senate Passes USA Freedom Act

The House’s USA Freedom Act was passed with 20 Republicans joining nearly all Democrats in favor of the replacement just two days after the Senate failed to renew key aspects of the Patriot Act. Sen. Rand Paul, who was the chief instigator, declared victory in the efforts to block the renewal of the NSA’s phone
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