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Republican rips Obama for meeting with illegal immigrants, icing out officer union
A top Republican lawmaker blasted President Obama after he held an Oval Office meeting this week with illegal immigrants, despite having ignored recent requests for a sit-down from the union representing immigration officers.
“The fact that the president and the vice president are hosting illegal immigrants in the White House while constricting citizen tours and refusing to meet with immigration…
McCain, Graham defend Obama State. Dept. nominee linked to Benghazi
Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Friday offered a preemptive defense of President Obama’s nominee to head European affairs at the State…
Eric Holder signed off on DOJ affidavit for Fox reporter: report
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. approved a search warrant identifying a Fox News reporter as a potential co-conspirator in an espionage case, NBC News…
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Judge rules against ‘America’s toughest sheriff’ in racial profiling lawsuit
PHOENIX | Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio violated the constitutional rights of Latino drivers in his crackdown on illegal immigration, a federal judge found on Friday, and ordered him to stop using race as a factor in law enforcement decisions.
The ruling against the Maricopa County sheriff came in response to a class-action lawsuit brought by Hispanic drivers that tested whether…
Markey, Gomez race turns nasty in Mass.
As outside groups begin to mobilize in the Massachusetts Senate race, the animosity between the Republican Gabriel Gomez and his…
National Republicans Send Staff to Massachusetts
National Republicans have dispatched staff to Massachusetts to assist with the Senate special election that has become tantalizingly close.
Andrew Cuomo on Anthony Weiner: ‘Shame on us’
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said “shame on us” when asked about the possibility of Anthony Weiner being elected mayor, while Rep. Charles Rangel predicted defeat for the disgraced former congressman.
Cuomo told the Syracuse…
North Carolina GOP Senate poll: Virginia Foxx ahead
Rep. Virginia Foxx is narrowly the GOP favorite for a North Carolina Senate run next year, a new poll says.
According to a survey released by Public Policy Polling on Wednesday, Foxx is the choice…
Tea Party Express Backs Special-Election Candidate
Missouri Speaker Pro Tem Jason Smith picked up the endorsement of the Tea Party Express on Tuesday, less than three weeks before the special election in the Show Me State’s 8th District.
“Jason is a…
Weiner’s running for mayor: leaked video bares bid
Anthony Weiner announced his campaign for mayor early this morning with — what else? — a leak.
Shortly after midnight, the disgraced ex-congressman’s campaign accidentally posted online a 2-minute, 16-second video in which he throws…
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Sweden riots expose ugly side of ‘Nordic model’
STOCKHOLM | The scene of Sweden’s worst riots in years, Husby is on the surface at least a typically neat suburb of colorful playgrounds, manicured parks and low rise apartment buildings.
Conversations with residents of…
British security services in spotlight after soldier murder
LONDON | Britain’s security services faced questions on Friday over whether they could have done more to prevent the murder of a soldier hacked to death in a busy London street after it emerged that…
‘You and your children will be next’: Islamic fanatics wielding meat cleavers butcher and try to behead a British soldier, taking their war on the West to a new level of horror
Clutching a bloodied meat cleaver, the man suspected of executing a soldier on a crowded street declared: ‘you and your kids will be next’.
In a chilling rant captured on camera, the knife-wielding man declared:…
Global Markets Roiled by Nikkei’s 7.3% Slide
Financial markets around the world were roiled Thursday after Japanese stocks suffered their biggest slide since the country was hit by a devastating tsunami more than two years ago.
Several reasons have been blamed for…