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Democrats Vow to Continue Gun Control Protests as House Adjourns
The U.S. House of Representatives finally adjourned until July 5 after sit-in protests by Democrats halted business in the chamber for more than 17 hours. Despite the decision to end the legislative session, more than a dozen Democratic members, including Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.,
State of the Union: How Lawmakers Score a Private Moment With the President
It’s hard to miss Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee , D-Texas, at the State of the Union -– especially if you’re the president. Every year, Jackson Lee and other like-minded lawmakers –- known collectively as the “aisle hogs” -– spend hours staking out coveted aisle seats in the House chamber for the chance
State of the Union 'Aisle Hogs': Scoring a Private Moment with the President
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, waits for hours to snag an aisle seat -- and a few seconds with President Obama -- at the State of the Union.
President Obama Remarks on Economy
President Obama attempts to refocus immigration issues to the economic recovery.
Hillary Clinton on Nigerian Rescue Efforts: 'We Need a Lot More Action'
Less than six hours after she declared the mass kidnapping of Nigerian schoolgirls an “abominable” act of terror, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday night blasted civilian leaders in Abuja, Nigeria, for their slow response, demanding “a lot more action” in the fight to bring the children home....
What's Next in Nigeria?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES U.S. SENDING SMALL MILITARY TEAM TO NIGERIA. A team of less than 10 U.S. military members will arrive in Nigeria in coming days to be part of the coordination cell to assist that country in the search for more than...
Boko Haram Leader Deserves 'Special Place in Hell,' Lawmakers Say
Five outraged House Democrats emerged from a meeting at the Nigerian Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday with tough words for the leader of the terrorist group Boko Haram. “There is a special place in hell for somebody like him. Those who would prey on...
'Accidental' Death Under Investigation
Justice Department reviews the death of a Texas man who sustained injuries.
Family Searching for Answers After Man's Mysterious Death
The family of a Texas man who died under mysterious circumstances continues to search for answers. Alfred Wright's relatives believe his death was not the accident that law enforcement claims. A loving father and physical therapist living in Jasper, Texas, Wright was last seen on Nov. 7. His family
Family Hires PI to Investigate Mysterious Death
While local authorities insist Alfred Wright was not murdered, his family is not convinced.