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US Senator Robert Menendez 'Outraged' By Indictment on Corruption Charges
Sen. Bob Menendez said he's "outraged" by federal corruption charges he's facing stemming from his interactions with a Florida eye doctor. "For nearly three years, I’ve lived under a Justice Department cloud, and today, I’m outraged that this cloud has not been lifted," Menendez said at a news
Why Alaska Election Results Are Taking Sooooo Long
Neither the Alaska Senate race nor the Alaska gubernatorial race have been called -- and both may take a while. Here are seven questions and answers about why patience is a virtue when it comes to the Last Frontier: Isn’t the election over? Yes, the election was Tuesday, but we may not have an
Tea Party Fight Brewing in Alaska Senate Race
Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell Faces Off Against Conservative Activist Joe Miller
PM Note: What Did Lautenberg Do?, Greatest Generation Signs Off, DNA Swab Dubbed 'Minor Intrusion'
SCOTUS Dubs DNA Swabs ‘Minor Intrusion’ - Scalia joined with the liberal bloc and had this dire warning: “Make no mistake about it, ” Scalia writes, ” As an entirely predictable consequence of today’s decision your DNA can be taken and entered into a national...
Alaska's $78 Million Ferry to Nowhere Looks for Home
Alaska—once famous for its 'bridge-to-nowhere'—now has a $78 million ferry to that same destination. Upkeep for the high-tech, high-speed, ice-cutting, Naval-grade (but 100 percent idle) catamaran is costing its owner—the Matanuska-Susitna Borough near Anchorage-- $88,000 a month, according to the
Senate Democrats Introducing 'Team USA Made in America Act of 2012'
After outrage on Capitol Hill yesterday when an ABC World News report revealed that the U.S. Olympic team’s opening ceremony outfits are made in China, members of Congress are trying to put some laws on the books to make sure this never happens again. In...
The Woman Behind Romney's Voice
Politicians’ speechwriters, the good ones that is, become the candidate’s voice. It’s not just words on a page or a teleprompter, it’s another person’s tone, history and, of course, sense of humor. If you’re the candidate, your goal is to wow your crowd while making...
Sen . Ted Stevens Prosecutors Hid Evidence, Report Concludes
A court-appointed special prosecutor has determined that serious misconduct by Justice Department prosecutors tainted the federal investigation and trial of former Sen. Ted Stevens, according to a report released Thursday. “The investigation and prosecution of U.S. Senator Ted Stevens were ...
Dec. 5: Prohibition Ends in 1933
1933 End to Prohibition in U.S. The 21st Amendment to the Constitution passed on Dec. 5, 1933, repealing the 18th Amendment and ending prohibition. Instated in 1919, the 18th Amendment prohibited sales and consumption of alcohol. Supporters of the 18th Amendment thought an alcohol ban would...