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GOP senator: Federal ban on child labor is unconstitutional

Newly minted Republican Sen. Mike Lee of Utah said in a lecture posted to his YouTube channel that Congressional laws banning child labor are forbidden by the US Constitution. Lee, a fierce advocate for the Tenth Amendment who replaced longtime Republican incumbent Bob Bennett in the Senate this month, argued…

Doubting GOP senator slams ‘baseless’ attack he fell asleep during hearing

If the claim that a senator fell asleep during an intelligence hearing wasn’t spread to deflect his criticism of the Justice Department’s eagerness to link the Pakistan Taliban to the failed NYC bomb plot, there’s no doubt that the original report isn’t being spread to do just that now. A…