GOP Benghazi team brings long list of accusations

May 18, 2014 0 251

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans hoping to ride their Benghazi investigation to a November election sweep have entrusted a seven-member team with “getting to the truth,” in the words of House Speaker John Boehner, ...Read More >>

Taser death in La. could get Supreme Court review

May 18, 2014 0 258

AP Photo/Billy Gunn/bgunn@thetowntalk.com WASHINGTON (AP) — Handcuffed but not obeying police commands, the 21-year-old suspect absorbed the first shot from a 50,000-volt stun gun as he lay on the ground. Over the next 14 minutes, a police ...Read More >>

Obama considering new housing and budget leaders

May 18, 2014 0 245

AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke WASHINGTON (AP) — Shuffling his second-term Cabinet, President Barack Obama plans to nominate Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan to be budget director and is considering San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to succeed Donovan, according ...Read More >>

Is GOP minority recruitment affirmative action?

May 17, 2014 0 307

AP Photo/Susan Walsh The Republican Party is hiring people to reach out to black and Hispanic communities, and setting goals for the number of minority candidates it will recruit. At the same time, Republican judges are moving ...Read More >>

Obama and Congress move to address VA firestorm

May 17, 2014 0 336

AP Photo/Cliff Owen WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration and Congress are moving quickly to respond to a growing political firestorm over allegations of treatment delays and falsified records at veterans hospitals nationwide. The top official for ...Read More >>

Obama hosts Brown v. Board families and lawyers

May 17, 2014 0 237

AP Photo/Uncredited WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday marked the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation decision by recommitting to “the long struggle to stamp out bigotry ...Read More >>

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