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Mitt Romney attacked as out of touch over $10,000 TV bet attempt

Mitt Romney was accused of being out of touch with working-class America on Sunday, after the Republican presidential candidate tried to make an impromptu $10,000 bet during a TV debate. The slip, at the time of high unemployment and a growing poverty divide, could damage Romney three weeks before the first of the Republican contests […]

White House asks Supreme Court to block suit of man arrested for criticizing Cheney

December 11, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis White House asks Supreme Court to block suit of man arrested for criticizing Cheney By John Burton 10 Dec 2011 Last Monday, at the Obama administration’s request, the Supreme Court accepted review of a lower court decision which allowed an opponent of the Iraq war, Steven Howards, to sue […]

Herman Cain drops White House bid


Picture emerges of White House shooting suspect

(CNN) — Weeks before his arrest on a charge of attempting to assassinate President Barack Obama, an Idaho man taped a video pitch for Oprah Winfrey — expressing his contempt for government, offering secrets to solving global problems and proclaiming himself to be “the modern-day Jesus Christ.” The video, released Friday to CNN by Idaho […]

White House shooting suspect ‘obsessed with Barack Obama’

A man was arrested on Thursday after bullets were fired from an assault rifle at the White House, cracking a window in the first family’s living quarters. The US secret service said Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez had been arrested in Pennsylvania after a four-day search. The 21-year-old, from Idaho, was captured at a hotel after a […]

Found: bullet that smashed White House window

The US secret service has found a bullet from a semi-automatic rifle that smashed a window at the White House, according to officials. The service has been investigating a shooting that occurred near the White House on Friday. On Tuesday morning, it discovered two bullets, one of which had smashed a window before being stopped […]

Suspect in weekend shooting near White House is still at large

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Police are still looking for a suspect in Friday night’s shooting near the White House and Washington Monument and say they haven’t found any bullets in buildings, cars or trees to indicate what the shooter might have been aiming at. No one was injured. The U.S. Park Police have an arrest warrant […]

Israel refuses to tell US its Iran intentions

November 13, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Israel refuses to tell US its Iran intentions 12 Nov 2011 Israel has refused to reassure President Barack Obama that it would warn him in advance of any pre-emptive strike on Iran’s nuclear capabilities, raising fears that it may be planning a go-it-alone attack as early as next summer. […]

Sarah Palin ponders political future as GOP candidates await endorsement

Sarah Palin is hoping to be a major powerbroker in the Republican party – in spite of opting against joining the 2012 presidential election race. Within hours of finally bringing to an end the year-long speculation over whether she would stand, she said candidates fighting for the Republican presidential nomination were contacting her office seeking […]

Federal worker says WikiLeaks link led to interrogation

September 29, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Federal worker says WikiLeaks link led to interrogation 28 Sep 2011 In December 2010, the White House warned federal workers not to read classified cables released by WikiLeaks. In September, an author and State Department employee says he learned the government takes that directive seriously. Peter Van Buren, the […]