Jul 23, 2014 11:32am

People Keep Trying to Sneak Guns Into the US Capitol

A man was arrested this morning attempting to enter the Cannon House Office Building with a firearm, U.S. Capitol Police said. “A firearm was recovered as a result of an administrative search at the rotunda door of the Cannon House Office Building,” police spokesman Shennell… Read More »

Jul 23, 2014 9:57am

Why Kerry Could Fly Into Tel Aviv Despite FAA Flight Ban

Just hours after Secretary of State John Kerry told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that a temporary FAA ban on U.S. flight to Tel Aviv was in the best interest of Americans, Kerry himself flew into Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport. The FAA’s prohibition does not… Read More »

Jul 23, 2014 8:57am

Obama Cashes In Out West

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IN THE MONEY: President Obama wakes up in San Francisco this morning and has a full day of fundraising on the West Coast, ABC’s MARY BRUCE notes. Today, the president attends a House Majority PAC event in San Francisco, followed… Read More »

Jul 22, 2014 5:22pm

‘NSA in da House’: State Dept. Doesn’t Object

German artist Oliver Bienkowski probably wasn’t seeking the U.S. government’s approval when he projected onto the U.S. embassy in Berlin, early last Saturday, the words “NSA in da House” beside a peace sign and an image of President Obama wearing a backwards baseball cap. But… Read More »

By Caleb Jackson

Jul 22, 2014 5:08pm

The Terminator and Chuck Schumer Have Found Something to Agree on

Seems like Arnold Schwarzenegger, the former movie star and Republican governor of California, and Chuck Schumer, the long-time Democratic senator from New York, wouldn’t have much in common. Turns out, they both see eye to eye on at least one issue: Open primaries. Schwarzenegger publicly… Read More »

Jul 22, 2014 3:38pm

Joe Biden’s DJ Nephew Is Taking the Music Industry by Storm

There’s an up-and-coming D.J. on the New York scene. He spins at Montauk hotspot the Surf Lodge, Hamptons parties hosted by club promoter Ronnie Flynn, and “Saturday Night Live” after-parties. Oh, and his uncle happens to be the vice president. Jamie Biden, 32, is taking… Read More »

Jul 22, 2014 2:24pm

Apollo 11 Astronauts at the White House: Then and Now

Legendary moonwalker Buzz Aldrin may have been “out of town” when the world celebrated Apollo 11′s lunar landing, but he marked the anniversary today with a presidential handshake and a meeting in the Oval Office — the same spot from whence President Nixon made that… Read More »

Jul 22, 2014 2:18pm

Pre-Teens Account for Sharpest Spike in Unaccompanied Child Migrants

Children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border without parents are increasingly younger, according to newly released figures by the Pew Research Center. Sixteen percent of the minors who’ve crossed illegally and unaccompanied in fiscal year 2014, ending Sept. 30, were 12 and younger, compared with 9 percent… Read More »

Jul 22, 2014 2:06pm

How Georgia Senate Runoff Turned Into Battle of the Babies

Georgia’s Republican Senate runoff has become infantile. The campaign has crawled to an end  with  a U.S. Chamber of Commerce ad claiming that candidate David Perdue is “crying like a baby.” Republican voters will choose today between Perdue and Rep. Jack Kingston. Babies have been… Read More »

By Noah Weiland

Jul 22, 2014 11:55am

Six Top Democrats Who Aren’t So Ready For Hillary

Hillary Clinton has remained coy on her potential presidential candidacy in 2016, but that hasn’t stopped Democrats from endorsing her. The Ready For Hillary Super PAC has been in full swing organizing Clinton supporters, and in January 60 congressmen said they would endorse her if… Read More »