Just hours after Saturday's tragic shooting incident in Tucson, Arizona, numerous news sources on the left from CNN to the Huffington Post were casting...
President Obama spoke today with Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik, families of some of the victims, Rep. Giffords’ Rabbi and two of the heroes that helped in the Arizona tragedy on Saturday. In a phone call this afternoon with Sheriff Dupnik, according to White House spokesman Nicholas Shapiro, the President “thanked him for his department’s efforts to respond to this incident and coordinate with the FBI and Director Mueller on the investigation.”
A terrible tragedy has occurred in Tucson Arizona today. Representative Gabrielle Giffords has been shot in the head, and three other members of her...
I'm sure we all had noticed how big John Boehner's gavel was. Nancy Pelosi, who became minority leader, made a parting statement when she handed the gavel over to the newly elected speaker of the house. Nancy Pelosi said: "I now pass this gavel — which is larger than most gavels here, but the gavel of choice of Mr. speaker Bohner. I now pass this gavel and the sacred trust that goes with it to the new speaker."
If you spent the afternoon watching C-SPAN, as I did, you heard applause. A lot of it. Over and over again. And when John Boehner took the podium to be sworn in as Speaker of the House of Representatives, it swelled back up, and stayed there. No one Republican member of Congress wants to be the first to stop applauding the new speaker.
JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sent a letter Tuesday to President Obama, formally asking for the release of Jonathan Jay Pollard, the American sentenced to life in prison in 1987 for spying for Israel in a case that shook U.S.-Israeli relations.
EPHRATA, Wash. – One of two winning Mega Millions tickets was sold at a Safeway supermarket in the eastern Washington town of Ephrata. In Idaho, players awaited word on where that state's winning ticket was sold.
Sanitation workers told councilman they were authorized to slack off. NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors in New York are looking into claims sanitation workers sabotaged the city's snow cleanup after the post-Christmas blizzard, a law enforcement official said. The official said prosecutors in the U.S. attorney's office in Brooklyn opened a preliminary inquiry after a Queens city councilman contacted them. A city watchdog agency also is investigating. Councilman Dan Halloran has said sanitation workers told him their supervisors made it clear workers who slacked off during the cleanup wouldn't be punished.
In ancient times, Gorgon was a mythical Greek creature whose unblinking eyes turned to stone those who beheld them. In modern times, Gorgon may be one of the military's most valuable new tools.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is considering tapping J.P. Morgan Chase executive William Daley for a senior role in the White House, possibly chief of staff, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.
Wildlife officials are trying to determine what caused more than 1,000 black birds to die and fall from the sky - just before midnight New Years Eve - over an Arkansas town, all within a 1 mile radius!
PHOENIX -- Failure to pay child support payments is a serious crime in Arizona and it's not taken lightly by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. In an effort to locate offenders and discourage the potential behavior of future offenders, the MCSO publishes a Deadbeat Parents Hall of Shame.
Delaware Police are investigating the apparent murder of a former Bush official who also championed the fund-raising effort to build the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the Mall in Washington, D.C. John P. Wheeler III, 66, was found dead in a Delaware landfill, and his death has been ruled a homicide by Newark, Del., police. They are asking the public for leads in the case.
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has faster, more powerful tanks prowling the world's most heavily armed border and 200,000 special forces poised to carry out assassinations and cause havoc in South Korea, a major military review said Thursday.
The Democrats are trying to change the Senate rules so that they can ram through their agenda when their majority shrinks next week from 59 to 53 seats. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has been scheming behind closed doors to use his slim majority to vote on January 5 for the most drastic rules changes since 1975.