TPM News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure from Republicans, Loretta Lynch promised a fresh relationship with law enforcement and with Congress on Wednesday at confirmation hearings to become the nation's first female black attorney general.

Read More →

Potential GOP presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told CNN in a "Snapchat interview" on Tuesday he had a warning for any unmanned drones that might fly over his house.

"I've got a shotgun," he said.

Paul was responding to a question that came a day after an off-duty intelligence officer who reportedly had been drinking accidentally crashed a small drone onto the White House lawn.

The senator was asked whether unmanned aerial vehicles should be banned.

"Drones should only be used according to the Constitution," he said, adding: "But if they fly over my house, they better beware."

Read More →

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the House intelligence panel is introducing a bill Wednesday to authorize President Barack Obama's war against Islamic State militants, saying Congress should not wait to see if the White House sends over its blueprint of what the legislation should say.

Read More →