Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) has named as one of his key foreign policy advisers a controversial Russia policy expert with deep ties to the Kremlin.
A writer whose pro-Putin columns were published recently by Vice, Salon, and other outlets was simultaneously employed by a Kremlin-funded propaganda operation.
A new attack campaign against former CNN anchor and school reform advocate Campbell Brown is being led by a team of union-funded lobbying groups.
The Alliance for Quality Education received $62,100 from the Teachers AFL-CIO Local Union and $5,000 from the Service Employees Local Union in 2013, according to Department of Labor filings. Over the past several years, New York Communities for Change has received over $1.4 million from unions, including $288,992 from teachers unions in 2013, Department of Labor records show.
A conservative anti-spending super PAC is working to cut into Georgia Democratic senate candidate Michelle Nunn’s Jewish support, after a leaked memo from Nunn’s strategists referred to the Jewish community as a “financial opportunity” and suggested her position on Israel would be contingent on her fundraising strategy.
The University of Arkansas library has backed down from its decision to block the Washington Free Beacon from accessing its special collections archives following a month-long public uproar.
The Senate unanimously passed an extension to the U.S. visa program for at-risk Afghan translators who worked alongside U.S. troops on Friday, shortly after the number of available visas ran out and hours before Congress was set to leave for summer break.
The United States will withdraw almost completely from Afghanistan at the end of the year, but for many of the Afghan interpreters that served alongside U.S. combat troops, their tour of duty is far from over.
Thousands of Afghan allies—who lived, worked, and dodged Taliban fire side by side with American soldiers, under the promise that they would be eligible for U.S. visas after their service—are facing increasing threats from enemy combatants as American troops withdraw, advocates say.
Google is coming under fire from the conservative shopping app “2nd Vote” for co-sponsoring the left-leaning Netroots Nation conference this week.
Sen. Rand Paul’s (R., Ky.) office deleted a “student reading list” that promoted anti-Israel books from his official Senate website this week, shortly after the Weekly Standard published an article last Friday highlighting the controversial recommendations.
University of Arkansas library administrators were in contact with Clinton Foundation officials the same day the university rushed to take action against the Washington Free Beacon for publishing recordings of Hillary Clinton discussing her 1975 defense of a child rapist, according to internal emails obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Administrators scrambled to “get the lawyers involved” to draft a “cease and desist” letter to the Free Beacon the morning after the “Hillary Tapes” report, and over a week before the university admitted it did not actually own the copyright for the recordings.