Senator Rand Paul Takes Four-Hour Stand Against Drone Assassination on American Soil

Max Read · 03/06/13 04:38PM

For four hours now, Sen. Rand Paul (R - Ky.) has been filibustering the nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, following through on a threat he'd made earlier this month after Attorney General Eric Holder refused to rule out the use of unmanned drones in targeted assassinations on American soil in "extraordinary circumstances."

Does Obama Have a 'Secret Plan' to Price Carbon?

Jim Newell · 06/18/10 12:52PM

Many liberals were upset with Barack Obama for not using Tuesday's Oval Office address to pressure the Senate into passing a cap-and-trade system or carbon tax. But may he have a "secret plan" in the works, as some are suggesting?