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After President Obama waded into the Trayvon Martin shooting death and subsequent acquittal of George Zimmerman, critics of the president wonder whether he'll also address the senseless killing of an Australian college student in Oklahoma last week.
Sen. Ted Cruz hasn't said whether he has presidential ambitions, but Sunday he won one of the first straw polls for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. The Texas Republican captured 45 percent of the 504 votes cast by attendees at the Western Conservative Summit, a day after drawing several standing ovations during his luncheon speech at the fourth annual conference.
The noisiest hubbub over the birthplace of Sen. Ted Cruz has not started yet. But it will. The Texas Republican, 42, was born in Canada, which has prompted critics to question his eligibility to run for president. "My mother was born in Wilmington, Del. She's a U.S. citizen, so I'm a U.S. citizen," Mr. Cruz told ABC News, when queried about it. "I'm not going to engage in a legal debate. The facts are clear."
Hundreds of activists rallied near the U.S. Capitol on Monday, arguing the country cannot afford an immigration overhaul bill that would pave the way for more low-wage foreign workers in a sluggish economy while Americans are still struggling to find work.
Former Rep. Allen B. West, Florida Republican, and Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, are speaking at the D.C. March for Jobs on July 15, signifying a first for the two Tea Party favorites: headlining an event for a progressive organization. The two notable conservatives are standing with environmentalist progressives to stop immigrants "both legal and illegal from taking Americans' jobs."
Egypt erupted, the George Zimmerman trial captured the nation's attention and singer Lady Gaga altered the lyrics to the national anthem during a performance to the "home of the gay." Here's a recap, or wrap, of the week that was from The Washington Times.
Former Rep. Allen B. West had some harsh words for President Obama and the Supreme Court on Sunday night, taking to Facebook to express his disdain for the court's decision on Proposition 8.
Former Rep. Allen B. West said on Wednesday he would consider a run against Sen. Marco Rubio in the 2016 Republican primary in Florida.
It's been a little more than a month since The Associated Press revealed that the Justice Department had gained access to its phone records. The news organization came out swinging: CEO Gary Pruitt declared the action a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" and "unconstitutional." Now he's ready to explore "the way forward," he says, this time taking his case to the National Press Club.