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New York City homeless to be charged rent

CNN’s Jason Carroll profiles a homeless family living in a New York City shelter that is being asked to pay rent. The city is starting to charge working homeless families like Seyborn to stay in the city’s publicly run shelters. Seyborn now has to pay $345 dollars a month in…

Former CIA agent slams Cheney as ‘hypocritical’

Speaking on a Sunday talk show, former Vice President Dick Cheney continued to attack President Barack Obama for releasing Bush memos that authorized waterboarding and other harsh interrogation tactics that may have amounted to torture. Cheney wants Obama to release more memos that he says will prove valuable intelligence was…

Tennessee bill would allow guns in bars

The Tennessee House has passed a bill that would allow guns to be carried in bars where alcohol is served. Tennessee State Senator Doug Jackson told Fox’s Brian Kilmeade that he sponsored the bill because there is no reason to restrict citizens from carrying guns in bars. “If we look…

CBS: Increasing use of combat drones in the battlefield

Increasingly, the U.S. military is relying on un-manned aircraft to track and destroy the enemy, sometimes controlled from bases thousands of miles away from the battlefront. Lara Logan reports. CBS News has more details here. This video is from CBS’ 60 Minutes, broadcast May 10, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Cheney would take Rush Limbaugh over Colin Powell

Former Vice President Dick Cheney told CBS’ Bob Schieffer that he thought Colin Powell left the Republican Party by supporting Barack Obama for president. Partial transcript SCHIEFFER: Colin Powell, Rush Limbaugh said the other day, the party would be better off if Colin Powell left and just became a Democrat.…

Stephanopoulos: Edwards staffers would have sabotaged campaign

ABC’s George Stephanopoulos reported that he has talked to John Edwards campaign staffers who say they would have sabotaged his campaign if it looked like Edwards was going to win the Democratic nomination for President. Partial transcript STEPHANOPOULOS: They go together. Meanwhile, Elizabeth Edwards was out talking this week about…

Pakistani president believes Osama bin Laden is dead

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zadari believes Osama bin Laden is dead. “I don’t think he’s alive,” Zadari told NBC’s David Gregory. “I have a strong feeling and reason to believe that.” This video is from NBC’s Meet the Press, broadcast May 10, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Juan Williams: Democrats should face criticism over torture

Fox’s Juan Williams thinks that Democrats should proceed with investigations into Bush officials who justified and authorized harsh interrogations. Williams advised that Democrats shouldn’t be discouraged by criticism due to their knowledge of what tactics were being used. “If the Democrats are serious about it, if they are principled about…

Gingrich: Obama administration most partisan since McCarthy-era

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is upset that President Obama released Office of Legal Council memos that justified harsh interrogation tactics like waterboarding. “What we’re seeing now in a very sad way is bitter, partisan attacks on the Bush people, as much as we’ve seen since the McCarthy…

Texas rape victims forced to pay for evidence

Click2Houston.com‘s Stephen Dean reported: Victims of sexual assault are getting bills, rejection letters and pushy calls from bill collectors while a state crime victims’ fund sits full of cash, Local 2 Investigates reported Thursday. “I’m the victim, and yet here I am. I’m asked to pay this bill and my…

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