Democrats need to find their voice. In 2016 there are 198 Democratic seats in the Senate and House that will be up for election.
To recognize others who share our vision, each year we present our Constitutional Champion Award to individuals and organizations who have dedicated themselves to defending our Constitution and the principles it embodies.
To win in 2016, the party's leaders should recognize what regular people already know. Polling finds overwhelming support for the wind production tax credit, including 63 percent of registered Republicans. It's time for the Republican presidential field to see that swing state voters want their energy clean, and they want it made at home.
For months, the media frenzy has persisted as 2016 presidential candidate speculation runs rampant. While the Democrats have relative clarity regarding their ticket, their Republican counterparts face a much more convoluted path.
If Republicans can be proud of the fact that Ted Cruz would "most likely" be able to serve as president, Democrats should trumpet the plethora of talent within their ranks.
Aside from the obvious societal and legal implications, the proposal by Senators Rand Paul, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Cory Booker to change marijuana from a Schedule I drug to a Schedule II drug will also have financial ramifications.
As the lines of politics and entertainment become even more blurred, one can only wonder what the 2016 crop of presidential hopefuls will resort to as they campaign for the nation's highest office.
Modern conservatism is inherently big-government oriented. If you want to police the world, as well as every uterus, marriage and bedroom in the country, you have to spend money. Big government is inherent in the conservative agenda.
Perhaps it's natural for Netanyahu and the Cotton 47 to think: Netanyahu has gotten away with fake diplomacy with the Palestinians, why can't the U.S. do fake diplomacy with Iran?
A year ago, Rand Paul was the most exciting Republican politician in the country. He was building a presidential campaign around his brand of libertarian Republican politics that, while not exactly making him a frontrunner for his party's presidential nomination in 2016, made him a credible candidate.
Have Fed officials, including Chairs Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen, continued to destroy the source FOMC transcripts following the Greenspan Fed officials who voted to destroy them in 1995?
Not only have Republicans blocked comprehensive immigration reform when it had a real chance of passing, they're now trying yet again to bring up unconstitutional bills to drive their point home.
Seen as a whole, the current federal attitude towards marijuana can truly be described as "doublethink." There are so many contradictions in the government's attitude that they are indeed hard to accurately count.
Jeb Bush gets early style points for taking on his critics about his support for comprehensive immigration reform, perhaps realizing he has already lost the Rush Limbaugh, Michael Savage, and Mark Levin talk radio primaries anyway.
Medical marijuana patients just got a step closer to what we need, with the introduction yesterday of a historic medical marijuana bill in the U.S. Senate. With medical science and public opinion on our side, compassion can win out over the legacy of fear-mongering from the past century.
There is popular support for the idea that the Fed should be audited. More than three-quarters of registered voters would give the general idea of auditing the Fed a green light. It's no surprise, then, that there has been bipartisan support for similar proposals in the past.