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(Washington, DC) -- Attorney General Eric Holder says few things have impacted him as much throughout his career as his trip to troubled Ferguson, Missouri. In a Justice Department news conference this morning, Holder said the investigation into the deadly police shooting of an...
(Undated) -- A new report suggests one of the members of the grand jury which indicted Texas Governor Rick Perry is active in Democratic politics. Mediatrackers.org reports Rho Chalmers attended the Texas Democratic Party convention in Dallas during grand jury proceedings...
(Las Vegas, NV) -- Congressman Steven Horsford plans to attend the funeral of the young man shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The Nevada Democrat says "with a heavy heart", he'll be at Michael Brown's funeral Monday, to "pay respect to him, his family...
(Hamden, CT) -- Hillary Clinton and Andrew Cuomo are making a strong showing in a new 2016 GOP presidential poll in New York state. The poll by Quinnipiac University gives the former Secretary of State a 54 to 34-percent edge over New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and a 30 to...
(Washington, DC) -- The White House says U.S. special forces tried to rescue slain journalist James Foley and others held hostage by ISIS militants. Special forces troops exchanged gunfire with ISIS militants but the mission failed because the hostages weren't at the targeted...
(Washington, DC) -- Texas governor Rick Perry kicks off a major speaking tour today in Washington, DC, just days after pleading not guilty to felony charges. Perry will speak to the conservative Heritage Foundation. His subject is immigration and border security, but he's sure...
(Ferguson, MO) -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is promising a thorough civil rights probe into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. Holder arrived in Ferguson, Missouri yesterday and met with the parents of the black teenager who was gunned down by police officer...
(Washington, DC) -- The "Washington Post" is apologizing for a headline about HUD Secretary Julian Castro which suggested they'd "need more fajitas." A columnist wrote yesterday newspaper staff were "dismayed" to read the "most offensive subhead" on Tuesday and were "mortified,...
(Martha's Vineyard, MA) -- President Obama is condemning the beheading of veteran American journalist James Foley. Foley was killed by ISIS militants. Speaking from Martha's Vineyard, the President said the murder has shocked the conscience of the entire world. ISIS claims the...