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Driver rams into Capitol Police cruisers as car chase ends in Hill scare

A police car chase ended Wednesday morning with the suspect driving into Capitol Police cruisers and other vehicles near Capitol Hill before being arrested, in the latest security scare in the nation’s capital.  The chase of the female suspect appeared to have followed a traffic stop gone bad. A police official briefing reporters said the

California congressman given police escort after town hall turns rowdy

Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., needed to be escorted out of a town hall in his home district by police Saturday after protesters repeatedly interrupted and booed him as he defended the Republican party’s national agenda. Fox40 reported that hundreds of people packed a theater in downtown Roseville carrying signs that read “Resist,” ”Dump Tom McTrump,” and

Police probing IT contractors for House Dems over ‘unauthorized’ computer access

U.S. Capitol Police are probing the activities of several IT contractors who worked for dozens of House Democrats after they allegedly inappropriately accessed House computers, took congressional computer hardware and made questionable IT-related purchases on behalf of lawmakers. House officials already have revoked the IT and access privileges for the five congressional IT contractors, as

Dems rehang controversial ‘pigs’ picture on Capitol Hill

Democratic lawmakers put back on display on Capitol Hill a controversial painting that angered police with its depiction of officers as pigs — after Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter personally took down the picture last week.  The move Tuesday by members of the Congressional Black Caucus and Rep. Lacy Clay, D-Mo., whose office for months had

Men in KKK costumes disrupt Sessions confirmation hearing

Protesters disrupted Sen. Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing for attorney general on Tuesday, including two men wearing Ku Klux Klan costumes and a woman wearing a pink crown. The conservative Alabama senator, who is Donald Trump’s pick for the nation’s top law enforcement official, faces concerns over how committed he would be to civil rights. The

Suspect shot, in custody after drawing weapon at Capitol complex, officials say

A gunman was shot by Capitol Police Monday afternoon and later taken into custody, officials said, after drawing a weapon on officers at the tourist-heavy U.S. Capitol Visitor Center – an incident that sent the Capitol complex and the White House into lockdown. U.S. Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa said one bystander was injured, though

Obama Considered Using Military Against Bundy and Supporters

Pentagon directive authorizes use of federal troops and drones in violation of Posse Comitatus Bill Gertz, writing for The Washington Times, reports the Obama administration had considered using the military during a standoff between Cliven Bundy and the BLM in Nevada in April. A 2010 Pentagon authorization, Directive No. 3025.18, “Defense Support of Civil Authorities,”

Leftists Resort To Death Threats To Try and Stop Benghazi Investigation

B. Christopher Agee Last week, following the release of internal emails indicating a former Obama speechwriter was instrumental in perpetuating misleading talking points, House Speaker John Boehner finally agreed to implement a select committee to investigate the 2012 terror attack in Benghazi. South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy, a former prosecutor with a reputation for cutting

Government-Forced Retirement at 57?

Chuck Norris,  These words of Thomas Jefferson’s are etched under the dome of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington: “I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.” Imagine if Jefferson had finished that thought with these words: “Unless, of course, you’re 57 years old