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  • ** FILE ** Rep. Peter T. King, New York Republican, who is House Homeland Security Committee chairman, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

    King: Hearings on Muslims in America will be fair

    The Republican congressman who has organized controversial hearings into radical Islam called Muslims "part of the mosaic" of America on Wednesday and said they shouldn't feel threatened or intimidated by his inquiry.


  • ** FILE ** Rep. Peter T. King, New York Republican, who is House Homeland Security Committee chairman, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

    King defends past IRA support, terror hearings

    Rep. Peter T. King, who will hold hearings this week on Islamic radicalism, has defended his support of the Irish Republican Army's political wing in the 1980s and 1990s.


  • House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says the hearings "assess how we can better work with the Muslim community in America to stop the spread of radical Islam." (Associated Press)

    GOP leaders back hearings on Muslims

    Saying extremist elements of Islam are a real threat that need to be confronted, House Republican leaders on Tuesday defended the Homeland Security Committee chairman's decision to begin hearings this week to investigate the inroads radical Muslims have made in America.


  • Hidden-camera activist James O'Keefe has posted his latest video sting, this one stinging NPR, online for all to see. (Associated Press)

    Inside the Beltway

    Undercover videographer James O'Keefe has released the entire two-hour version of his sizzling National Public Radio sting — not just the 11 minute version.


  • Jack Johnson, the first black world heavyweight champion, shows off his form. Lawmakers seek a presidential pardon for Johnson, who was imprisoned because of his romantic ties with a white woman. (Associated Press)

    Lawmakers seek pardon for boxing great Johnson

    Lawmakers are going another round in their fight to get a posthumous presidential pardon for the world's first black heavyweight champion, who was imprisoned nearly a century ago because of his romantic ties with a white woman.


  • Inside the Beltway

    How convenient. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can count on his media partners "El Pais, Le Monde, Speigel, Guardian & NYT," he says in a Tweet, to publish his mischief-making stuff no matter what.


  • **FILE** New York Gov. David Paterson (Associated Press)

    N.Y. governor to meet with mosque developers

    New York Gov. David Paterson, who last week suggested a proposed mosque near ground zero might want to relocate elsewhere, will meet soon with the project's developers, a spokesman said Tuesday.


  • Inside the Beltway

    Can America live with the idea of a $100 million "ground zero mosque" built two blocks from the site of the 9/11 attacks?


  • Giuliani backs legal shield for tipsters

    Republican presidential hopeful Rudolph W. Giuliani yesterday endorsed a provision to protect citizens from being sued for reporting potential terrorism-related activity and criticized congressional Democrats for blocking the legislation.


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