Government Oversight

Rap Mogul Slams NRA: ‘Our Community Is Not Interested in a Corporate Sponsored Gun Group Telling Us What to Do’
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Russell Simmons(Photo: AP) Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has again lashed out against the National Rifle Association, publishing a column on his website GlobalGrind.com entitled “The NRA & Black People: Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That!” In the blog post published Thursday Simmons criticizes a new video released from NRA News with an African-American contributor advocating gun rights. The […]

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Gun Control Proposals Put Pressure on Democratic Senators From Red States
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Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT)(Photo: AP) (AP) — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus has been here before. Back during the Clinton era, the Democrat faced a choice: support an assault weapons ban urged by a president from his own party and risk angering constituents who cherish their gun rights, or buck his party. He chose the ban, […]

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Look who shows up among top Obama bundlers
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Barack Obama prides himself on rejecting donations from registered lobbyists, but a new list of campaign fundraisers is peppered with leaders from companies that lobby the federal government.

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John Brennan Takes Oath on Draft Constitution… Without the Bill of Rights
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Vice President Joe Biden swears in CIA Director John Brennan at the White House, March 8, 2013. (David Lienemann/White House) New CIA Director John Brennan on Friday took his oath of office behind closed doors, vowing to uphold and serve the U.S. Constitution. It seems like a very uncontroversial event. However, Brennan is once again […]

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‘I Don’t Know What’s Happened to John McCain, But I Find This Very Sad’ — Find Out Who Said This and Why
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NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 13: Newt Gingrich attends TIME’s Person of the Year panel on November 13, 2012 in New York City. Credit: Getty Images for TIME Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Friday joined a chorus of critics and ripped Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) for attacking Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and the senators […]

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Newt Gingrich Stands With Rand – Rips John McCain: "Does He Know Nothing of History?"
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I preferred Newt Gingrich to Mitt Romney in 2012 because of his savvy political instincts, excellent communication skills, and superior ability to handle the media. He showcased those talents in  this interview he did with CNN’s Wolfe Blitzed, today: BLITZER: This is a real battle that’s brewing on John McCain and his friends, on the […]

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CSCOPE: Exposing the Nation’s Most Controversial Public School Curriculum System
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TheBlaze’s Jason Howerton contributed to this report. – In February, Texas announced that the state, along with the Texas Education Service Center Curriculum (TESCCC,) would enact major changes to the controversial curriculum management system dubbed CSCOPE. The system received a litany of complaints from faculty members and parents alike concerning its lack of transparency (parents […]

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