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Virginians overwhelmingly support requiring background checks on buyers at gun shows and posting armed police officers in public school buildings after last month's Connecticut school shooting, according to a statewide poll released Thursday.
A new statewide poll finds overwhelming support in Virginia for requiring background checks on buyers at gun shows and for posting armed police officers in public school buildings after last month's Connecticut school shooting.
Taxpayer-funded abortion. Dozens of poison-pill taxes. The precedent that the federal government can order you to buy something you don't want. If you think any of these points are why the implementation of Obamacare is such a threat to freedom and liberty, think again.
At the Minnesota Supreme Court on July 17, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) argued that Gopher State people aren't smart enough to be allowed to vote in November on whether to approve a voter photo ID constitutional amendment.
The presidential election is now essentially a two-man race between President Obama and Mitt Romney. The former Massachusetts governor not only needs to convince the general electorate that he would be a better president than the current occupant of the White House, he still needs to assure large parts of the Republican base that he would govern as a conservative.
Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm will host a new nightly political talk show on Current TV as the progressive cable network continues its rebuilding of its prime-time lineup.
The downside to Minnesota's government reopening, which creaked to a start in earnest Thursday: No significant progress was made on the state's massive budget woes, leaving lawmakers and taxpayers on track to face the same — if not bigger — deficit problems in two years.
It's Walter Mondale and Friends to the rescue in Minnesota, where the state's political elders have staged a third-party intervention.
Minnesota lawmakers headed home for a long holiday weekend, bracing for likely public anger as some of them meet constituents for the first time since a failure to reach a budget agreement forced a government shutdown.
With Minnesota's state government closed for business, the focus shifted Friday to who's to blame.