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Biden: Obama ‘has a big stick, I promise’

In a major speech on Wednesday touting current administration’s foreign policy accomplishments, Vice President Joe Biden drew a contrast with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and bragged about President Barack Obama’s “big stick.” Speaking to an audience at New York University, Biden recalled that Obama had “made one of…

Obama’s ‘get Bin Laden’ memo now public

President Barack Obama’s order to “go in and get Bin Laden” was made public Thursday, as recorded in a memo scribbled by then-CIA chief Leon Panetta shortly after the decision was made. Published by Time magazine as the first anniversary of the Al-Qaeda leader’s killing in Pakistan approaches, the succinct…

McCain: Dems ‘conjured up imaginary war’ on women

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Thursday accused Democrats of inventing an “imaginary” war on women to score political points in an election year. During a Senate speech outlining why he supported reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), something that many Republicans oppose, McCain blasted Democrats for “dividing the country…

Lakota man accuses hospital of burning ‘KKK’ into his torso

A 68-year-old, blind South Dakota man says after a two week stay in a Rapid City hospital, he returned home with unusual wounds on his abdomen which his caretakers soon discovered appear to spell out the letters “KKK.” Vernon Traversie, who’s of Lakota descent and lives with the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe…

Federal judge: Rick Scott’s drug testing of state workers unconstitutional

A federal judge in Miami found on Thursday that Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s requirement that all state workers undergo drug testing is unconstitutional. In a 37-page opinion (PDF), U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro ruled that Scott’s executive order for blanket testing of 85,000 state employees violated the ban on…

Michelle Malkin: Democratic ‘lynch mobs’ are attacking ALEC

Conservative columnist Michelle Malkin is accusing Democratic “lynch mobs” of attacking the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and Republican donors in an effort to distract voters from the nation’s economic problems. “They’ve got gimmicks like the Buffett rule, they’re attacking ‘evil oil companies,’ ‘evil Republicans’ that want dirty air an…

McCain rips Schumer for being on TV too much

Media darling Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) is blasting Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) for spending too much time in front of the television cameras. In a Wednesday interview with Fox News host Greta Van Susteren, the Arizona senator accused Schumer of holding hearings on Arizona’s controversial immigration law just to get…

Marine discharged over anti-Obama Facebook posts

WASHINGTON — A US Marine sergeant has been given an “other than honorable” discharge after posting remarks critical of President Barack Obama on Facebook, the Marine Corps announced Wednesday. Gary Stein, 26, a nine-year veteran, has been “separated from the Marine Corps” for his “misconduct,” the Marines said in a…

Obama challenges Romney on youth vote swing

IOWA CITY, Iowa — US President Barack Obama is giving his newly crowned Republican foe Mitt Romney a taste of the fight to come, assembling capacity crowds of fired-up young voters in a blitz of swing states. Obama dropped into university campuses in North Carolina, Colorado and Iowa, drumming up…

Sen. Tom Udall: VAWA ‘crucial’ for Native American women

Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) on Wednesday called on Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, claiming new provisions in the bill were “crucial” to protect Native American women from domestic abuse. The provision would allow tribal courts to prosecute non-Native American individuals for domestic violence crimes committed on tribal…

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