An evangelical Christian, married to a pastor, living in conservative west Texas, and widely regarded as a top-notch climate scientist, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe is a rare breed on paper -- in person, she's even rarer.
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The Wisconsin Republican Party's Resolutions Committee voted to endorse a proposal expressing the party's support for "legislation that upholds Wisconsin's right, under extreme circumstances, to secede."
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who is at the center of a conflict with federal officials that nearly turned violent last week, claims that he does not "recognize [the] United States Government as even existing.” Here's three ways federal prosecutors could remind him that they exist.
Chris Wallace pressed Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA) about the failure of the House Republicans to find any evidence of high-level corruption in its investigation of improper targeting of Tea Party applicants seeking tax-exempt status.
The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report finds that stabilizing at 2°C (3.6°F) reduces the median annual growth of consumption over this century by a mere 0.06%. You read that right, 0.06%. And that "cost" doesn't even count the economic benefit of avoiding climate catastrophe.