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Oops! Fox News reports ‘Obama bin Laden dead’

In a rush to report the news Sunday night that Osama bin Laden had been killed, a local affiliate of Fox News accidentally spelled the terrorist leader’s name as “Obama bin Laden.” FOX40 Sacramento said the misspelling occurred because the headline originally stated “President Obama to Make National Security Announcement”…

Rep. Baldwin asks for federal investigation into Wisc. Supreme Court election

Wisconsin Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D) is asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to begin an investigation into the handling of votes cast in the state’s Waukesha County. Republican county clerk Kathy Nickolaus claimed last week that she had found thousands of unreported votes, which gave incumbent David Prosser a more…

Wisconsin election worker’s find of uncounted ballots certain to draw scrutiny

Update: Dems cry foul as massive cache of votes was reportedly stored on a former Prosser aide’s personal computer Unofficial returns on Wednesday gave the union-backed challenger, JoAnne Kloppenburg, a narrow 204 vote statewide lead over Republican David Prosser. But late Thursday, the county clerk in Waukesha, a Republican stronghold, said that votes…

Wisconsin Capitol blocks pro-union website

The Democratic Party of Wisconsin spoke out forcefully Tuesday after it was discovered that the state Capitol had blocked a website that was attempting to organize those protesting Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to strip unions of their rights. Anyone trying to use the state Capitol’s Wi-Fi connection to access…

Steele: ‘Slimmer margin’ of error for me because I’m black

Gibbs: RNC chair’s problem is the ‘credit card, not race card’ Under intense fire for the RNC’s lavish expenses at unseemly locations like bondage-themed strip clubs, chairman Michael Steele sought to grant himself some leeway by pointing out that he’s African-American. “The honest answer is, ‘yes,’” Steele said Monday on…

CNN source: Medical error may be to blame for Murtha’s death

Update: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette confirms report of surgical error Rep. John Murtha’s sudden death Monday may have been due to a surgical error, according to a source close to a congressman. Murtha was admitted to the hospital on Jan 31. after suffering an infection resulting from gallbladder surgery. He died days…

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