An issue that refuses to go away is the date that Sen.-elect Scott Brown, Massachusetts Republican, would be certified and sworn in as the state's new U.S. senator.
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President Barack Obama made a number of accusations at his State of the Union speech on Wednesday. Chief among them was his attack on the Supreme Court, who sat a stone's throw away from him in the House chamber, for their decision to roll back a number of campaign finance laws last week.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Video: Stewart rips Matthews on “forgot Obama was black” moment, Mummified woman's daughter runs for office, and More airlines make large passengers buy two seats.
The New York Daily News is reporting the White House is seeking a new venue other than New York City for the upcoming Khalid Sheikh Mohammed 9/11 terror trial.
Breitbart.tv (via Gateway Pundit) noticed President Barack Obama mixed up the language from our country's Constitution with the Declaration of Independence.
President Obama last night at his State of the Union speech touted that his administration cut taxes for Americans. This statement took a number of individuals by surprise, because Mr. Obama only provided a fraction of what he actually did.
CNN's Andrea Mitchell is reporting that Senator Dianne Feinstein (D - CA) now agrees with New York's Mayor Mike Bloomberg about not trying confessed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in New York City. The New York Daily News is also reporting that Senator Chuck Schumer (D - NY) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D - NY) are also open to alternative sites other than New York's lower Manhattan federal court.
While GOP members on Capitol Hill, like Rep. Mike Pence (R - IN) and Senator Jim DeMint (R - S.C.) expectedly came out against the call for repealing the military policy, Senator Bob Casey (D - PA) told the Washington Times, Congress was still talking to Military experts about it.
The government is using taxpayer money to absorb farmers' losses--a system that, in practice, isn't as beneficial as some imagine.
President Barack Obama made his State of the Union speech on Wednesday evening and hit a number of issues, including: education, terrorism, and health care reform. Mr. Obama did point out some of the faults of the health care legislation. He particularly pointed out the issue of "horse-trading" being used during the health care debate.
President Barack Obama comes to Capitol Hill this evening to give his first State of the Union Address.
New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has done a 180 degree turn on agreeing to try 9/11 confessed mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in downtown Manhattan.
The Office of Animal and Plant Health Inspection has organized a subsidy program for poultry farmers whose products are compromised due to a number of diseases.
Naked Emperor News (via Breitbart.com) has posted a new piece of audio yesterday of Congressman Brad Sherman (D - CA). Mr. Sherman hosted a telephone townhall on Monday and told participants that he was told (among others) to not call the upcoming jobs legislation another stimulus bill.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Allen ‘not closing any doors’ to Webb rematch In 2012, Video: Charles Krauthammer explains the hoax of the spending freeze, and Personhood Kansas launches campaign to amend Constitution.