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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Patricia Smith
A man who was airlifted from the Mall after setting himself on fire Friday afternoon has died of his injuries, police reported.
Last week, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the Benghazi, Libya, killings. Two of the victims' parents, Charles Woods and Patricia Smith, were given an opportunity to speak before the committee. Just prior to their turns to speak, 15 Democrats left the hearing. The only two Democrats remaining were Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland and Rep. Jackie Speier of California.
An explosion of gunfire outside two D.C. elementary schools Thursday morning left three teenagers hospitalized and sent parents scrambling to retrieve their children, who were locked down in the two Congress Heights facilities.
Massey Energy Co. recklessly ignored safety and allowed dangerous conditions to build inside a West Virginia mine until a blast last year killed 29 men in the deadliest U.S. coal accident since 1970, according to an independent report released Thursday.
Roy Burrell, D-Shreveport, and Patricia Smith, D-Baton Rouge, said they worried the governor's budget offers too little needs-based aid for college students.
Rep. Patricia Smith, D-Baton Rouge, said she was disappointed the governor wasn't proposing an increase in needs-based aid for college students.