Moments ago, former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison in his hush-money case by a judge who called him a "serial child molester" and ordered him to enroll in a sex-offender treatment program.
As NBC reports, Hastert, 74, was accused of abusing four boys between the ages of 14 and 17 when he was a coach at Yorkville... (more)
Gun owners in California are up in arms over a series of proposed laws, which if passed by the Senate could see San Bernardino-style assault rifles banned and herald greater restrictions on ammunition.
Five bills introduced by Democratic California state senators aimed at curtailing gun violence will go before the state Senate after being approved by a panel of a public safety committee on Tuesday.
However, those against the proposed changes fear the measures would... (more)
President Barack Obama has said the classified pages of the 9/11 Commission report that do not "compromise major national security interests" may "hopefully" be soon released, but argued against any potential legal action against Saudi citizens.
Obama, who flew to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, discussed in an interview with Charlie Rose his relationship with the Saudi regime and the controversially-classified 28 pages of the report, which some believe contain links between 9/11 terror... (more)
Following Saudi threats to destabilize the financial system if the US were to enact a Bill that would allow an investigation into Saudi Arabia's support of September 11 terrorist attacks, many were watching closely how Obama would react. The president made it clear last night when as CNN reports, the White House threatened to veto the bipartisan bill to let families ... (more)
The Clinton campaign thinks that Hillary's shockingly high unfavorable rating of 56% amongst Democratic voters is due to "sexism," according to CNN's Errol Louis.
Asked by host Chris Cuomo why Hillary's unfavorable rating is 20 points down from "where it should be" with registered Democrats (Sanders is on 36%), Louis said that Clinton strategists think that misogyny amongst voters is a primary reason.
Republican delegates can be showered with free gifts in order to buy their votes, CNN reports.
So long as the candidate himself is not personally giving the gifts, his associates can give whatever gifts they want, free trips, plane tickets, concert tickets, gift bags with expensive watches and new tablets, pretty much anything.
Though some states have different rules, on the national level anything goes.
Watch CNN break down the legal bribery scam... (more)
The Donald Trump campaign blasted Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's criticism of Trump's proposed border wall by pointing out that Zuckerberg lives in a luxurious mansion with private security miles away from the U.S. border.
"I think I'll take Mark Zuckerberg seriously when he gives up all of his private security, moves out of his posh neighborhood and comes live in a modest neighborhood near a border town and then I'm sure his attitude would change," Trump spokesperson Katrina Pier... (more)
The GOP delegate who caused controversy yesterday by asserting she would rather vote for Hillary Clinton than Donald Trump launched into a Twitter tirade against the Donald, labeling him a "racist, misogynist flip-flopper".
Rina Bharara, a DC delegate to the Republican National Convention, told Fox News' Gretchen Carlson yesterday, "The truth is, I know what I'm getting with Clintonian policies, I don't know what I'm getting with Donald Trump," before accusing the billionaire of ... (more)
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared to criticize GOP frontrunner Donald Trump in a speech he delivered on Tuesday.
"As I look around the world, I'm starting to see people and nations turning inward, against the idea of a connected world and a global community," Zuckerberg stated. "I hear fearful voices calling for building walls and distancing people they label as 'others.' I hear them calling for blocking free expression, for slowing immigration, for reducing trade... (more)
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump erupted on "Fox & Friends" Monday morning after a weekend that saw Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas sweep all of Colorado's 34 delegates without any votes being cast by citizens in a traditional primary process.
"I've gotten millions … of more votes than [Sen. Ted] Cruz, and I've gotten hundreds of delegates more, and we keep fighting, fighting, fighting, and then you have a Colorado where they just get all of these delegates, and it's not [... (more)