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US politics live: Eric Holder faces ‘Fast and Furious’ questions in Congress

1.20pm: Virginia Tech is in lock-down after shots were heard near the campus: Virginia Tech says a police officer has been shot, and a possible second victim has been reported at a parking lot near the campus. Authorities are seeking a suspect. A campus-wide alert tells students and faculty to stay inside and lock doors. […]

Romney’s in No Position to Criticize Perry on Immigration

Here, via National Review‘s Katrino Trinko, is a nutshell version of why former Gov. Mitt Romney is such a loathsome political animal. It’s a one-minute campaign video that highlights Gov. Rick Perry’s in-state tuition program for children of illegal immigrants and the inconvenient praise it drew from President Obama and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley. “They […]