Rand Paul's 2016 presidential campaign committee fined $21,000

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s 2016 presidential campaign committee has been fined $21,000 by the Federal Election Commission for improperly handling contributions, according to documents obtained by a newspaper. The penalty follows a 2016 complaint made by J. Russell Lloyd, the former chairman

Trump easily wins CPAC 2024 GOP presidential nomination straw poll

DALLAS — Former Presidentv Donald Trump easily won the 2024 GOP presidential nomination poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) gathering this weekend in Texas. Trump, who’s repeatedly flirted with making another presidential run in 2024 to try and return to the

Inside Congress' fight over presidential 'war powers'

The U.S. Constitution has always been a little muddled as it pertains to “war powers.” Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution grants Congress the authority to “declare war.” But Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution declares “The President shall be