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- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
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- LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
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By Mackubin Thomas Owens
Americans suffer from damage to the fossil-fuel-dependent U.S. economy
Topic - Marc Rich
Marc Rich, the "King of Commodities" trader who fled to Switzerland in 1983 to avoid federal prosecution on more than 50 fraud and racketeering charges — and who was pardoned by President Bill Clinton in 2001 — died Wednesday at the age of 78.
Thousands of Americans are languishing in federal prisons for lying to federal officials. Federal officials themselves often get a pass when they tell a whopper to Congress. It's a double standard that must end.
The "Fast and Furious" probe isn't the first time Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s truthfulness has been challenged by members of Congress.