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John Raese would have filibustered both of President Obama's Supreme Court nominees, not only opposes the minimum wage but thinks it may be unconstitutional, and won't say whether Social Security and Medicare are constitutional but allows that they are here to stay.
The Obama administration distanced itself Wednesday from a federal judge's injunction banning enforcement of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays in the military, with officials saying that the policy should be properly addressed by Congress and not the courts.
Call it the migration bust: Many of the fastest-growing areas of the country during the housing boom are now yielding some of the biggest drops in income as a result of the economic downturn.
The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday that FBI agents acted properly when they fatally shot a Detroit Muslim cleric who brandished a gun and fired at them as they tried to arrest him last year.
The diplomatic dispute between China and Japan over the Senkaku Islands has died down, but the incident involving a detained fishing boat captain has raised new fears within the U.S. government over China's use of economic warfare, namely, its control over exports of rare-earth minerals needed for high-technology manufacturing.
The Justice Department is battling to save a federal law that makes it illegal to lie about being a war hero, appealing two court rulings that the statute is an unconstitutional muzzle on free speech.
A federal judge in California on Tuesday ordered the U.S. military to stop enforcing the 17-year-old policy banning openly gay service members, the policy known as "don't ask, don't tell."
The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case Tuesday that could pave the way for numerous lawsuits against vaccine manufacturers, a particularly high-stakes issue in light of the thousands of claims, so far unproven scientifically, linking vaccines to autism.