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Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) swung by "The Tonight Show" Monday with his daughter Meghan, and host Jay Leno didn't waste any time cutting to the chase: who is the former presidential candidate betting on for 2016?
Five anti-Vietnam War activists who stole a trove of documents exposing the FBI's surveillance of war protesters and political groups have come forward, the New York Times reported Tuesday -- nearly 43 years after committing the crime.
Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX), who is mounting a primary challenge to incumbent Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), appeared to remove a list of "past and present endorsements" from his campaign website this weekend after the Washington Post pointed out its inconsistencies.
A former contributor to "Guns & Ammo" said he was fired two months ago for a column that enraged readers with its pro-gun control bent because major gun manufacturers threatened to cut ties with the publication if he continued to work there.
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) is expected to file a lawsuit Monday against the Obama administration to prevent members of Congress and their staff from receiving employer contributions to their health care plans.