If you own a gun, you have a higher risk of killing yourself, according to Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy.
While discussing the ongoing Associated Press wiretapping scandal, President Barack Obama asserted that he has “full confidence” in his attorney general, and that he believes the investigations that Holder and the Inspector General’s office will be able to successfully get to the bottom of the scandal.
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL — Ernest Moniz, a nuclear physicist who has lauded the U.S. natural gas boom, will be the next U.S. Energy Secretary after winning unanimous confirmation from the U.S. Senate Thursday.
President Barack Obama stressed Thursday afternoon that his main priority right now is to find out what led to the Internal Revenue Service applying unwarranted scrutiny to the filings of conservative non-profits, and that those involved in the scandal will be held responsible for their actions.
THE WASHINGTON FREE BEACON — The IRS softball team canceled its previously scheduled game against Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn’s (R., Texas) office on Friday, as tensions between the IRS and conservatives mount in the face of widening scandal.
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Combating an increasingly intimidating job market, one company is offering the ultimate gift for graduates–the guarantee of a job in 60 days or less.
For teenagers in one suburban D.C. town, turning 16 is not just a milestone for getting your drivers’ license anymore.
Tea Party groups have been targeted for years by the Internal Revenue Service, and Republican members of Congress are calling for it to stop — and for a possible independent investigation into the agency’s abuse.
Liberal Chris Matthews loses Obama thrill, laments that the president ‘doesn’t seem to like being an executive’
Outspoken liberal TV host and Obama fan boy Chris Matthews seems to have lost that loving feeling for the President. The political pundit sounded more like a conservative critic on Wednesday night than a progressive one, begrudging that Obama “obviously likes giving speeches more than he does running the executive branch.
POLITICO — Liberty University’s challenge to the health reform law will go back before the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., on Thursday, with the school focused on getting Obamacare back before the Supreme Court.
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Two recent events—the Benghazi coverup and the IRS scandal—provide an object lesson in how liberals and conservatives view “politicization.” Conservatives’ definition of politicization is: liberals treating them unfairly for partisan reasons. Liberals’ definition of politicization is: conservatives pointing out something they did wrong.
BBC NEWS — Google has unveiled a streaming music subscription service.
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CBS — The D.C. Council is considering requiring people to purchase liability insurance before they can get a license to own a gun.
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Listen in LIVE here as Francesca and Michael discuss the Obama administration’s recent scandals, including the IRS unfairly targeting conservative groups and the DOJ’s admission that it tapped AP reporters’ phones and emails, and how the scandals are affecting Obama’s ability to govern.
FOX NEWS — Authorities searched for survivors Thursday after a powerful storm system that spawned multiple tornadoes tore through two North Texas neighborhoods, killing at least six adults.
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CNN — The White House released more than 100 pages of e-mails on Wednesday in a bid to quell critics who say President Barack Obama and his aides played politics with national security following the deadly terror attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.
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POLITICO — Republicans have a message for federal safety regulators who want to dramatically lower the legal alcohol limit for drivers: Washington needs to butt out.
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ABC NEWS — Mark Sanford, the former Republican governor of South Carolina who left office under the cloud of an extramarital affair more than two years ago only to mount a political comeback with a special election victory earlier this month, was sworn into the House of Representatives this evening, saying he was “simply humbled to be here.”
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“I’ve made a huge mistake” is what the Obama administration should be thinking after watching House Republicans’ latest video!
Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wisc.) has never riden a Harley, but she has dreamed about it. And thanks to comedian Stephen Colbert, she now has an even clearer picture of what it would be like to take a motorcycle for a spin.