President Barack Obama revealed an activity he particularly enjoys doing while on the campaign trail in Maine Thursday. “[I] do like campaigning,” said Obama, speaking at a rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud. “It’s fun.” President Barack Obama, left, stands with gubernatorial candidate Rep. Mike Michaud, D-Maine, after he delivered remarks during a campaign rally …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The 2014 midterm elections are days away, but preparation are already underway for the first debate of the 2016 presidential primary contest. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation announced on Thursday that it will invite GOP presidential candidates to attend a televised debate at California’s Reagan Library in September 2015. Sen. Rand Paul, …

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Hillary Clinton delivered a campaign speech Thursday to an auditorium largely made up of empty seats — and cameras caught it all on tape. The former secretary of state was speaking in College Park, Maryland at a rally for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown ahead of next week’s midterm elections. While the main floor was full …

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Looking at this realtime interactive Ebola outbreak map of the USA is not very reassuring…. What do you think?

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House Speaker John Boehner plans to move forward with his Obamacare lawsuit “soon” and is not concerned about a government report that liberal critics say wipes out its legal arguments, a spokesman said. AP “We will hold the president accountable for unilaterally rewriting the law, and the lawsuit will be filed soon,” Boehner spokesman Kevin …

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The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee sent out an email Thursday afternoon telling supporters they may have to “accept defeat” because an earlier fundraising pitch form Hillary Clinton had failed to raise enough money apparently needed to defeat the GOP. “We are completely out of ideas,” the email’s first line said. “After Hillary Clinton emailed you …

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In a week when journalists have spoken out about the Obama administration’s treatment of the news media, the New York Times editorial board said outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder should make changes to the Department of Justice attitude toward press freedom before leaving his post. Attorney General Eric Holder waves after speaking to a meeting …

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This poor dog just wanted to see his true love, but dastardly houseplants got in the way. So his human wrote a note for him… Never fear, gentle reader — true love always prevails…

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(Photo: Courtesy Toms River Police)   TOMS RIVER – A township man known as “Hammer” was arrested Monday for dealing heroin under the brand name “Ebola,” according to a prepared statement from Toms River Police. The department’s Special Enforcement Team raided a room at the Ramada Inn on Route 9 searching for evidence of drug dealing …

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Some are nail-biters, while others appear poised to be blowouts. With the U.S. Senate hanging in the balance on Tuesday, it’s been somewhat easy to overlook the gubernatorial races also on the ballot, but several could set the stage to impact the 2016 presidential campaign in a major way. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker exits his …

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Courtesy of Author. FIRST, there was the chicken-little-sky-is-falling-hurry-up-and-vote-for-it stimulus plan: $787 billion dollars to fund shovel ready jobs that would employ 400,000 Americans. Since the jobs didn’t exist, the money was used for tax cuts for General Motors, grants for green jobs, and gifts to unions. Some of the dollars were given to Wall Street …

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Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday condemned an unnamed senior Obama administration official calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “chickens**t” as “disgraceful, unacceptable” and “damaging.” “We condemn anybody who uses language such as was used in this article,” Kerry said at the Washington Ideas Forum. “That does not reflect the president, it does not reflect …

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A mother was arrested after locking her 4-year-old son in his room for 12 days, only sliding food under the door because she was “too busy having sex.” The boy weighed 8.3 kilograms (18.29lbs), and authorities say he was about two days away from dying when he was found at the family home in Adelaide. …

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A former Marine who served in Iraq says he’s been banned from his daughter’s Maryland high school after a heated argument over a lesson on Islam. Kevin Wood told MyFoxDC.com that he went to La Plata High School in La Plata, a town about 30 miles southeast of Washington, and challenged a history assignment requiring …

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When New Jersey Governor Chris Christie got in front of a microphone Wednesday on the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, the Republican came face to face with a force decidedly less daunting: a heckler. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tells heckler Jim Keady to “sit down and shut up” during a event marking the second …

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After a North Carolina State Fair was declared to be a “gun-free” zone, two people were reportedly robbed at gunpoint as they left the fair. Police said the robbery occurred at around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, when two people who were walking back to their car were accosted by men in a tan or cream …

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Conservative lawmakers like Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), and others are prepared to give GOP leadership “hell” and push for a more conservative agenda if Republicans are able to take control of the Senate in November, Politico reports. The news publication apparently interviewed more than a …

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