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.
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.
Mammals have two types of fat, one of which burns calories. Researchers recently discovered the beneficial fat can be grown in a lab.
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.
Representatives Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and Walter Jones (R-N.C.) led a bipartisan group of 10 Congressional lawmakers filing a suit in Federal court against President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, challenging the commitment of the United States to war in Libya without the Constitutionally required approval of Congress.
When the White House announced President Barack Obama’s trip to Puerto Rico, it mistakenly claimed he would be the first President to visit the territory since John F. Kennedy. In fact, two Presidents had visited Puerto Rico since JFK — President Lyndon B. Johnson and President Gerald Ford, respectively. The error, which could have easily been corrected by a White House staffer, was reported by the mainstream media as fact.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) warned President Barack Obama that he might end up being in violation of the Constitution for the military actions in Libya.