Right now, for the second time, Ron Paul, the libertarian political rock-star and father of Rand, is hosting a reddit AMA (or, Ask Me Anything, for the layman). Paul, who retired from the House at the end of the last Congress, is using the platform to get some hype for his new online channel, aptly named The Ron Paul Channel. Paul describes the channel, and his upcoming AMA in a video on reddit's YouTube page:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Next week, the nation's first black president will stand near the spot where Martin Luther King Jr. stood 50 years ago and talk about where he believes this nation should be headed in the push for equality.
A new push by President Barack Obama may bring attention back an old debate about the lack of a national constitutional right to have an education.
WASHINGTON -- Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Thursday said it is “long past time” for U.S. and allied nations to take limited military action again Syrian government forces, following reports of an alleged chemical attack this week that killed hundreds of civilians.
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Iran has nearly finished paving over a military site that some experts allege once hosted nuclear weapon-related experiments, according to a photographic analysis released on Thursday by a Washington think tank.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Egypt's 2011 revolution is "still fresh" in the minds of the country's people and that they have shown little desire to return to the regime of its former longtime ruler.
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