'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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Former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's spirit of leadership and empowerment lives on.
President Obama's record on nominating federal judges lags behind those of his predecessors, and nowhere is his failure more glaring than on the prestigious U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
President Obama's effort to reshape the federal judiciary will enter a new phase of open warfare with Republican lawmakers Wednesday when the Senate votes on whether to break the filibuster of Caitlin Halligan's nomination for a seat on the prestigious D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
President Obama already has sketched out a left-leaning legal agenda for his second term on issues such as gun control, climate change and gay rights, but he is falling far short in nominating the judges to help him uphold it.
In proposing sweeping gun regulations Wednesday, President Obama said there are limits to gun owners' constitutional rights when the health and safety of the public are threatened.
"Judicial nominees sitting on sidelines" (Web, Nov. 19) accurately describes the Senate's terrible record for confirming judges, a record that has been persistent during President Obama's first administration.
Michael Rocco's uncle is the coach at the University of Richmond. His dad was a quarterback at Penn State.
Mary Ann Easterling's voice broke. A sob. Then a few seconds of silence.
Former Atlanta Falcons safety Ray Easterling, who helped lead the team's vaunted defense in the 1970s and later filed a high-profile lawsuit against the NFL targeting the league's handling of concussion-related injuries, has died. He was 62.
On one telegraphed University of Richmond pass by Darien Brothers, coach Chris Mooney's hands covered his eyes while the ball still was in the air, before the interception he knew was coming.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Texas Gov. Rick Perry failed to garner enough signatures to meet Virginia's stringent requirements to appear on the state's GOP primary ballot, leaving former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Ron Paul as the only Republican candidates to qualify in the crucial swing state.
You don't need a diploma from the University of Richmond to realize the Arizona Cardinals did not want Tim Hightower anymore. The year after he arrived, they drafted another running back in the first round. Two years later, they drafted one in the second.
The foundering economy has left Americans consumers listless and frustrated with many unwilling to splurge at the malls and unable to take advantage of the lowest mortgage rates on record to buy a house or improve their finances.
Insisting there is "nothing radical" in his just-unveiled $447 billion jobs plan, President Obama hit the road on Friday to sell the proposal to students at the University of Richmond, asking them to pressure lawmakers to support the package of tax cuts and additional stimulus spending.
Within the first five minutes of the History channel documentary "Gettysburg," a Union soldier splits open the skull of a Confederate with his rifle stock. Blood erupts from the battle wounds, splattering the camera's lens.