'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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Give him the max — that's the call from plenty of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s former constituents, who would like the judge to sentence him to the full four years of jail time for his admitted campaign spending improprieties while he was a congressman.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is to the Second Amendment what billionaire investor George Soros is to the free market: A resounding death knell.
Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who pleaded guilty to misusing $750,000 in campaign funds and is facing a 46-to-57 month prison term, is now writing a book about his life in order to clarify his legacy.
The Democratic primary win of Robin Kelly – whose signature issue is gun control — is a mandate for the federal government to tighten restrictions on Second Amendment rights, said Vice President Joe Biden.
A father who lost his son in the Newtown shootings pleaded with senators to act on gun control at a Wednesday hearing and Vice President Joseph R. Biden proclaimed that the political dynamics of the issue have irrevocably changed — but opponents of President Obama's proposals showed no signs of budging and a key lawmaker said universal background checks are unlikely to pass Congress.