Tea Party Express leader Mark Williams addresses a crowd March 30 in Salt Lake City. A spokesman for the National Tea Party Federation on Sunday said the organization has expelled the Tea Party Express from its ranks for refusing to oust Mr. Williams after he posted a blog that satirized the NAACP and referred to its president, Benjamin Jealous, as "Tom's nephew and NAACP head colored person."
Senate candidate Sharron Angle, who is leading her Democratic opponent in Nevada, Majority Leader Harry Reid, wishes death on her opponents, according to a Democratic Party spokesman who has stirred up a heated defense.
Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-MI, speaks during a news conference following a cloture vote which all but ensures passage of the financial reform bill on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 15, 2010. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg
Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-ME, speaks with a reporter after voting yes on a cloture vote on the financial reform bill on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 15, 2010. The vote passed which allows a final vote on passage of the bill later today. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg
Sen. Susan Collins, R-ME, (L) speaks with a reporter after voting yes on a cloture vote on the financial reform bill on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 15, 2010. The vote passed which allows a final vote on passage of the bill later today. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg
A demonstration in April erupts in a scuffle between an Israeli soldier and a Palestinian who was protesting the construction of a barrier that makes it difficult for Palestinians to reach farmland, schools and medical care. (Associated Press)
As the White House releases its National AIDS Strategy Tuesday, Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation launched an ad campaign comparing President Obama's AIDS policy with President George W. Bush's. (Graphic: AIDS Healthcare Foundation)
Tyrone Harvey, 43, of Washington, looks at the program on his cell phone that he uses to input his blood glucose levels and other diabetes related data while at Howard University Hospital in Washington, Friday, July 9, 2010. Mr. Harvey uses a cell phone to help manage his diabetes as part of a program that uses cell phone interactions to manage chronic diseases. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)