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President Corrects Sentence of Drug Convict

President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of a man convicted in a drug related case who was mistakenly sentenced to an additional 3 ½ years of prison due to typographical error, said White House officials. Caesar Huerta Cantu who is from Katy, Texas had pleaded guilty 8 years ago in Virginia. He had been charged […]

Democrats Blame Stalled Immigration Reform on GOP Racism

A U.S. lawmaker who is the head of a House committee blames the failure of the country to pass legislation on immigration reform on what he calls Republican racism. The comments of Democrat Steve Israel a member of the House of Representative’s go along with those made by Nancy Pelosi, the leader of the Democrats […]

White House Denies Visa to Iran Envoy

Officials from the White House have said it will not be issuing a visa to the selection by Iran to be the United Nations envoy. Very rarely has the U.S. denied a visa for an envoy for the U.N., but Jay Carney the spokesman for the White House says that it is the decision of […]

Group that Supports Hillary Clinton Raises $6 Million

An organization founded to help prod former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton into seeking the White House announced on Thursday it had raised over $1.7 million during the first three months of 2014. Ready for Hillary, a super PAC is one of several groups laying out the groundwork for the potential campaign for Clinton. The […]

Senate Approves Jobless Bill, Prospects Less for House

On Monday, the U.S. Senate approved a measure 59-38 to resurrect the federal benefits for the long-term unemployed and a small group of supporters from the Republican Party quickly made appeals to John Boehner the Speaker of the House who is reluctant to permit action during an election year in the House. Seven Republicans in […]

Boehner Fighting Challenges in Primary with Ad Time

Some conservative organizations are working to oppose the bid of John Boehner the Speaker of the House to win his 13th term. Three of his fellow Republicans are giving Boehner a primary challenge. That prompted Boehner to start spending money on television campaign ads in his congressional district in Ohio. Boehner, the House’s top Republican […]

Political Party in U.S. Launched by Muslim Brotherhood

Eying the 2016 election, the Muslim Brotherhood has put together the framework for a U.S. political party that has the goal of turning Muslims into a voting bloc that is Islamist. Supporters said that Muslim voters could become swing voters during the 2016 election. The goal of the U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations is to […]

CIA Lied Over Torture to Justify Its Use

An investigation by an intelligence committee in the Senate found that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency used brutal methods of interrogation that turned out largely useless results and then lied about the effectiveness of the tactics, according to a leading Washington newspaper. The Senate report, as described in the newspaper article, contradicts the defenses of […]

Christie and Walker Increase Speculation over Presidential Run

On Saturday, two governors who are Republican and high profile called for America to have leadership that was more aggressive on challenges taking place abroad. The two emphasized their support of Israel while courting powerful donors who are Jewish. Chris Christie, the Governor of New Jersey and Scott Walker the Governor of Wisconsin also increased […]

Mike Rogers U.S. Representative Leaving Congress

Mike Rogers a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Michigan, who has been the House Intelligence Committee Chairman taking on an increasingly sharper profile on Capitol Hill, during a time of broadening global security problems, has decided to leave Congress to enter broadcasting. Rogers is a seven-term representative, Republican and […]