The national conservative group Club for Growth announced a $1 million ad campaign attacking Donald Trump, marking the most direct and well-funded attempt from within the Republican Party yet to take down its presidential front-runner.

Off The Grid This is wonderful in its own way. I’ve never seen a party attack one of its own! It’s kind of interesting to watch. The Republican establishment is so anti-Trump that they don’t know what to do with him. Now they have to take him on. This is just a preview of the

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,

Three teens in southeastern Washington were charged with felonies for marijuana possession. The teens aged 14, 15 and 17 have been charged in nearby Asotin County with felonies that could net them up to five years in prison.

Off The Grid Do they have the same law for alcohol? If a kid drinks underage, is that kid then convicted of a felony? What about smoking cigarettes and using tobacco? If not, then this whole thing is hypocrisy. Maybe they’ve got the private sector running their prisons up there and they’re a little low

And another one bites the dust! The Grand Old Party once again thins the herd as Governor Scott Walker drops out of the race for most presidential candidates of all time.

Alex Logan According to the New York Times, “The short answer is money. He’s made a decision not to limp into Iowa.” A huge disappointment, I know, as we all wanted to see what other insanely asinine ideas he could come up with between now and Iowa. But don’t fret, readers, we still have Huckabee,

Pope Francis has had a lot to say about capitalism, climate change, and the horrible treatment of the poor in America. Now he is advising Congress to learn from the past and not treat todays immigrants the same as they did Native Americans.

Off The Grid Pope Francis spoke to Congress today on the importance of immigration reform. During his speech, he mentioned a group of people that almost none of the GOP candidates are addressing: American Indians. In recent centuries, millions of people came to this land to pursue their dream of building a future in freedom.