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Can Republicans win by losing on an abortion vote?

Can Republicans win by losing on an abortion vote?

Anti-abortion advocates stage a ‘die-in’ protest at Lafayette Square near the White House January 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. In a written statement on Tuesday, the Obama administration denounced a GOP-backed bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks and suggested the President would veto H. R. 36 – Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act if […]

Israel’s Prime Minister invited to speak to Congress without White House approval

Israel’s Prime Minister invited to speak to Congress without White House approval

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) listens to U.S. President Barack Obama deliver the State of the Union address on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Pool/Getty Images While not illegal, the recent invitation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by Speaker of the House John […]

Israel’s Prime Minister invited to speak to Congress without White House approval

Israel’s Prime Minister invited to speak to Congress without White House approval

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) listens to U.S. President Barack Obama deliver the State of the Union address on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Pool/Getty Images While not illegal, the recent invitation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by Speaker of the House John […]

Israel’s Prime Minister invited to speak to Congress without White House approval

Israel’s Prime Minister invited to speak to Congress without White House approval

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) listens to U.S. President Barack Obama deliver the State of the Union address on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Pool/Getty Images While not illegal, the recent invitation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by Speaker of the House John […]

Israel’s Prime Minister invited to speak to Congress without White House approval

Israel’s Prime Minister invited to speak to Congress without White House approval

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) listens to U.S. President Barack Obama deliver the State of the Union address on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Pool/Getty Images While not illegal, the recent invitation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by Speaker of the House John […]

‘A Carlin Home Companion:’ Kelly Carlin expounds on her famous dad, George

‘A Carlin Home Companion:’ Kelly Carlin expounds on her famous dad, George

Comedian Kelly Carlin delivers remarks at the George Carlin Way Unveiling Ceremony on October 22, 2014 in New York City. ; Credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images In her solo show, Kelly Carlin reveals what life was like as the daughter of icon and iconoclast, comedian George Carlin. It’s been seven years since Mr. Carlin passed at […]

‘A Carlin Home Companion:’ Kelly Carlin expounds on her famous dad, George

‘A Carlin Home Companion:’ Kelly Carlin expounds on her famous dad, George

Comedian Kelly Carlin delivers remarks at the George Carlin Way Unveiling Ceremony on October 22, 2014 in New York City. ; Credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images In her solo show, Kelly Carlin reveals what life was like as the daughter of icon and iconoclast, comedian George Carlin. It’s been seven years since Mr. Carlin passed at […]

Calif. lawmaker wants independent office to investigate officer-involved fatalities

Calif. lawmaker wants independent office to investigate officer-involved fatalities

Police watch over demonstrators protesting the fatal police shooting of 24-year-old Ezell Ford earlier in the week August 17, 2014, in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images In the aftermath of high profile, controversial police-involved killings in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City, a number of states are considering legislation to change how such […]

Calif. lawmaker wants independent office to investigate officer-involved fatalities

Calif. lawmaker wants independent office to investigate officer-involved fatalities

Police watch over demonstrators protesting the fatal police shooting of 24-year-old Ezell Ford earlier in the week August 17, 2014, in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images In the aftermath of high profile, controversial police-involved killings in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City, a number of states are considering legislation to change how such […]

As Boko Haram continues its reign of destruction, is it time for the international community to intervene?

As Boko Haram continues its reign of destruction, is it time for the international community to intervene?

A group of Nigerian traditional hunters and vigilantes gather on vehicles on their way to engage Boko Haram militants in Mubi from Yola, Adamawa State, in November. The hunters have being assisting the Nigerian military in their fight against the Islamic insurgents.; Credit: STR/EPA/Landov New satellite images released by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International […]