Sen. Tom Carper (D., Del.) complained about the “out-of-state socialists” working to unseat him as he rode the Amtrak train back to Delaware on the day of its primary elections, according to a phone conversation overheard by a Free Beacon source on Thursday afternoon.
Delaware senator Tom Carper, a Democrat who has admitted to hitting his ex-wife hard enough to give her a black eye, will not be commenting on the scandal surrounding spousal abuse by now-resigned White House official Rob Porter.
Delaware senator Tom Carper admitted to slapping his wife in a 1998 interview with a veteran political journalist in the state, confirming an accusation he denied when first running for Congress.
Senator Tom Carper (D., Del.) has significant stock holdings in energy companies that fall under the jurisdiction of the Environment and Public Works Committee, where he is ranking member.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform highlighted wasteful federal spending on Thursday, holding a hearing that cited numerous examples of the practice, but few successes in eliminating it.
Obamacare exemptions could create a financial incentive for employers to hire amnestied immigrants and five senators supporting the bill will not answer questions about that fact, the Weekly Standard reports.
Federal, state, and local governments need to better prepare for natural disasters, Rep. Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) said today at the unveiling of the Government Accountability Office’s High-Risk Series report.