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Gingrich Was In Debt To Tiffany’s, Shocking Six-Figure Sum

In 2005 and 2006, 2012 GOP Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich owed between $250,001 and $500,000 to the luxury jewelry store Tiffany & Co. According to an article on Politico.com, the debt was exposed by financial disclosures filed with the Clerk of the House of Representatives.

Romney Blasts Obama For Shunning Boston Newspaper

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has accused President Barack Obama of violating “the spirit of the 1st Amendment.” In an interview with WBZ Radio, Romney criticized the President for banning one of Boston’s major newspapers, the Boston Herald, from covering Obama’s recent visit to the Hub.

Huntsman Attacks Obama’s Handling Of Libya

Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman has not yet solidified his candidacy for the 2012 GOP Presidential nomination, but he has begun criticizing his former boss. During a recent interview on ABC’s Good Morning America, he said that President Barack Obama made a mistake when he intervened in Libya.

Texas Law Will Require Sonograms Prior To Abortions

Pregnant women in Texas who want to get an abortion must first get a sonogram, according to a new law signed by Republican Governor Rick Perry. 

Study Links Tai Chi To Improved Balance, Better Mental Health Among The Elderly

A new study reveals that a popular martial arts practice can help elderly citizens avoid falls as well as improve their emotional well-being.

Recent Grads Not So Hot For Obama Anymore

President Barack Obama is losing some of his most ardent supporters, according to several new polls. The Daily Caller reported that, in a recent informal survey, of 83 percent of recent college graduates who voted for Obama in 2008, only 27 percent say they are committed to voting for him again. “Eighty percent said they would consider voting for a Republican,” an article on the site read.

Dems In No Real Hurry To Cut A Deal On Budget

On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) rejected a proposal for $2 trillion in budget cuts, saying cuts alone are an unacceptable way to balance the budget. “You can’t do $2 trillion just in cuts,” Reid said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times. “There has to be a mix of spending cuts, including defense. There has to be a more fair apportionment of tax policy in this country.”

Bipartisan Letter Asks President To Hire More Government Watchdogs

A group of legislators have urged President Barack Obama to hire more inspectors general in order to help prevent waste, fraud and corruption in the Federal government. Eight lawmakers, including four Republicans, three Democrats and one Independent, signed a joint letter to Obama, expressing their concern over the lack of watchdogs in various departments, according to The Wall Street Journal.

High Court Grants Police An Exception To The 4th Amendment

The Supreme Court has ruled that police officers have the right to enter a private residence without a warrant if they believe a suspect may be destroying crucial evidence. On May 16, the nation’s highest court decided 8-1 in favor of the State of Kentucky over Hollis King, who filed a lawsuit after police entered his home without a warrant.

Homosexual House Speaker Takes Heat For Endorsing Civil Unions Bill

The nation’s first openly gay House Speaker, who serves in the State of Rhode Island, has angered many advocates of same-sex marriage by backing legislation that would legalize civil unions for homosexual couples. Late last month, Gordon Fox (D-Providence) pledged his support for a law that would allow civil unions for gay citizens.

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