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Tea party Rep. blames angry outburst on ‘too much coffee’

When Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) blew up at a constituent earlier this week, shouting “Don’t blame the banks!” when confronted on questions about the economy, it was all because of an “empty stomach” and “too much coffee,” he said. Speaking to WLS-TV, an ABC News affiliate in Chicago, the woman…

Police fire tear gas at ‘Occupy Oakland’ protesters

Police fired tear gas at “Occupy Oakland” protesters on Tuesday night as a group of hundreds assembled outside City Hall. Early Tuesday morning, hundreds of police surrounded protesters at their small tent city in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza. The police firing tear gas and beanbag rounds to clear the protesters…