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In what is being called a major victory for Republicans in Wisconsin, the State’s Supreme Court voted to uphold a law that will take away many collective bargaining privileges from public employees in the State.
The sexting scandal surrounding Representative Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) may soon die out, as reports emerge that he will, indeed, step down. “Representative Anthony D. Weiner has told House leaders and friends that he plans to resign his seat after coming under growing pressure from his Democratic colleagues to leave the House, said a top Democratic official and two people told of Mr. Weiner’s plans,” reported The New York Times, which broke the story Thursday morning.
Embattled Representative Anthony Weiner (D-NY) will resign, according to published reports.
A recent report from iWatch News found that many prominent donors to Barack Obama during his 2008 Presidential campaign have received lofty government appointments and their companies have received millions of dollars from the stimulus.
During the 2008 election, Barack Obama promised that as President, he would work to eliminate the influence of moneyed political players. Yet some of his biggest campaign donors have since landed choice jobs, contracts and private meetings with the Obama Administration.
Presidential debates are inherently flawed. Any single-party debate is going to lack a certain honesty, because each candidate wants to exemplify the party’s ideals. In this case, it was a race to see who was the most Republican Republican.
On Wednesday, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), along with Federal, State and local agencies, conducted a scheduled security exercise designed to increase security in the Kentucky-Ohio-West Virginia area.
Police officers across the United States are testing the boundaries of the Fourth Amendment, routinely conducting warrantless searches of arrestees’ cell phones. Despite public outcry against it, many State courts are upholding the practice.
The world economy is in a very fragile state, despite the fact that world gross domestic product is growing at a rate of about 4.3 percent this year. Most of the growth comes from emerging markets like China, Brazil and India. What differentiates these nations from the West is they typically have much lower levels of debt.