The Republican-controlled Congress is set to send a bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline to President Barack Obama, who has vowed to veto it.
Republican Senate candidate Mike McFadden is pressing a proposal to strip passports from American recruits to the Islamic State group, but says that won’t mean those people lose their U.S. citizenship altogether. McFadden gave additional details Monday about his anti-terror approach. He also says job-training programs and grants to law enforcement could help would-be recruits from heading abroad in the first place. He’s not saying how much more the government should spend on those things.
The State Department has confirmed that a man who grew up in Minnesota has died while fighting for a terrorist group overseas. Douglas McCain, a 33-year-old man who grew up in New Hope, died over the weekend in Syria. Officials said they believe he was killed while fighting for the terrorist group ISIS.
On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted French President François Hollande for an official state dinner at the White House.
Amid partisan conflict in Congress, dozens of lawmakers from both parties — including staunch liberals and conservatives — have united behind a bill that supporters say addresses a heart-rending issue beyond politics: the millions of foreign children languishing in orphanages or otherwise at risk because they have no immediate family.
The U.S. government says it is looking into reports that three Laotian-Americans have gone missing in southern Laos.
It was supposed to be a mission trip to minister to women and children in Guatemala. But just a few hours into the trip, church members from Minnesota and western Wisconsin were begging for their lives.
Now that the Obama White House and senior intelligence officials have reportedly admitted that they approved Susan Rice’s inaccurate talking points about the Benghazi terrorist attack being the reaction to a protest about a film rather than a terrorist attack, the investigation must go on.
The newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.
By now it’s obvious that Obama and his administration did not handle the situation correctly. Rather than taking a presidential stance during the horrendous incident, Obama kept his mind and actions on his 2012 reelection campaign and tried to alter the obvious reasons for the deadly attack.
As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.
President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.
As unfortunate as the events are, Romney’s comments about Obama ring true. Prior to the tragic event and even after, President Obama appears to excuse and apologize for the horrendous events that take place in the world – including those against Americans.
There are moments like the tragedy that unfolded in Egypt and Libya that test candidates. The element of surprise often illuminates a candidate’s ability to inspire and to lead.
A photo op in Hawaii for Secretary of State Hilary Clinton took a humorous turn yesterday
Minnesota health executive Lois Quam has signed to lead the multi-billion dollar Global Health Initiative at the U.S. State Department.