The Justice Is Not For Sale Act would ban government contracts with private prisons, forcing local and state government responsible over state and local correctional facilities.

Off The Grid Bernie Sanders has just announced the next big issue he plans on taking on: private prisons. Sanders introduced a bill called the Justice is Not For Sale Act, which would ban government contracts with private prisons. “Study after study after study has shown private prisons are not cheaper, they are not safer,

An investigation is ongoing after Egyptian forces allegedly mistake Mexican tourists as militants and kill them while hunting in a desert near Cairo.

Kanika Lal An investigation is ongoing after Egyptian security forces killed a group of tourists, allegedly mistaking them for a group of militants. They were hunting in the desert near Cairo, according to Egypt’s interior ministry. Related Story President Obama Extends Paid Sick Leave in Honor of Labor Day A total of 12 people were

Motion to discuss the bill to provide medical benefits and compensation for emergency workers who were first on the scene of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks fell three votes short today.

Jen Hobbs What’s even more upsetting about emergency workers being denied medical benefits and compensation, is the fact that our government could have prevented the very situation we found ourselves in on September 11, 2001. Watch this video to find out how the government identified one of the hijackers through the Able Danger program, but did

The Ferguson Commission, a 16-member panel appointed by Missouri Governor Nixon, has asked for the decrease of the use of police force.

Jen Hobbs The Ferguson Commission was formed after the shooting of Michael Brown. It doesn’t have any power to enact anything it proposes, but it sure has some good ideas… According to the 198-page report released online today, the commission is calling for “the consolidation of police departments and municipal courts in the St. Louis area,

It’s time again to answer questions from you, my vigilant fans! Got a question for the Governor? Sound off at Ora.tv/OffTheGrid.

Off The Grid John McCarthy from Illinois asks: You have said that ending involvement in Middle East Wars is your single issue for the 2016 campaign, so why would you consider running with Trump when he is trying to sink the peace deal with Iran? Jesse Says: Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never

Off The Grid and #OraPolitics are on the front lines for the Republican debate, which is being held tonight at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

Off The Grid The Off The Grid team along with #OraPolitics is in Simi Valley, Calif. today, preparing to cover the second GOP debate at the Reagan Library. With Reagan’s Air Force One serving as the evening’s set, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz, Scott Walker, Marco Rubio, Mike Huckabee, Carly Fiorina, John

Governor Rick “Oops” Perry — a man who is more than just a pair of smart glasses — has dropped out of the hilariously crowded 2016 presidential race. Well, he’s calling it “suspending” his campaign, not dropping out.

Alex Logan Governor Rick “Oops” Perry — a man who is more than just a pair of smart glasses — has dropped out of the hilariously crowded 2016 presidential race. Well, he’s calling it “suspending” his campaign, not dropping out. Slate reports that the Texas governor, who refused affordable healthcare for the citizens of his

Advocates are pushing for legalization of marijuana on the 2016 ballot. The Florida Cannabis Act would regulate marijuana the same as alcohol is regulated.

Kanika Lal Recreational marijuana advocates are pushing for an initiative on the 2016 ballot that would grant Florida residents the right to vote on legalizing pot. The Florida Cannabis Act would allow anyone 21 and older to purchase and possess up to one ounce of marijuana. Adults could also grow up to six cannabis plants