Contempt vote will put focus on Atty. Gen. Eric Holder's record It would be the first time a sitting Cabinet member has ever been held in contempt of Congress. Though Holder and the White House call it ... (R-Vista), in a last-ditch effort to obtain the documents and forestall the contempt vote, wrote Obama on Monday ... 06/27/2012 - 10:38 am | View Link
Talks Fail, House GOP Moves on Holder's Contempt Vote (Newser) – The White House's last-ditch effort to avoid a contempt of Congress vote against Eric Holder has failed and John Boehner says the House will move forward with the vote, the AP reports. The Obama administration had offered to show congressional ... 06/27/2012 - 5:39 am | View Link
White House, DOJ 'Fast and Furious' deal rejected The last-ditch offer was a joint ... GOP leaders plan to move forward with a House vote slated for Thursday to hold Holder in contempt of Congress. White House spokesman Eric Schultz told CNN, "This was a good faith effort to try to reach an accommodation ... 06/27/2012 - 3:34 am | View Link
Pressure on House Dems as NRA to score Holder contempt vote Their last-ditch offer to avoid contempt was ... the politics of the effort immeasurably. That will rip the fig leaf from the White House and Department of Justice and focus the attention on the 99% opacity coming from Obama and Holder on Operation ... 06/26/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
GOP Rejects White House Appeal on Holder Contempt Vote Days before the House of Representatives is scheduled to take an unprecedented vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, Obama administration officials and House Republican aides met today at the White House in an unsuccessful ... 06/26/2012 - 6:01 pm | View Link
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--'CLINTON CASH' AUTHOR PLAYS DEFENSE: The author of a forthcoming book on Hillary Clinton and foreign donations made to her family's foundation defended the accuracy of his research, saying in an interview on ABC's "This Week" Sunday that while he found "no direct evidence" she took official action at the State Department to benefit donors to her family's foundation, the "smoking gun is in the pattern of behavior." Peter Schweizer's book, "Clinton Cash???
They've been waiting for nearly eight years for that moment when they could finally point to President Obama and call him an angry black man. It has finally arrived, and boy are they milking it for everything it's worth.
One of the funniest moments in Obama's White House Correspondents Dinner speech Saturday night was the "bucket list" joke.
" 'Do you have a bucket list?' I say, well I have something that rhymes with bucket."
Immigration executive action?
South Korea's president accepted the resignation of her prime minister on Monday over a bribery scandal, officials said.
Prime Minster Lee Wan Koo offered to resign last week, just two months after taking the country's No. 2 post. He has been at the heart of a corruption scandal involving a dead businessman and other high-profile figures, mostly close associates of President Park Geun-hye.
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Knot Tying 101
Tomorrow the Supreme Court hears arguments on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage. The religious conservatives are in full freakout mode, epitomized by likely Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee's assertion that, "If the courts rule that people have a civil right to have a homosexual marriage, then a homosexual couple coming to a pastor who believes in biblical marriage who says 'I can’t perform that wedding' will now be breaking the law.”
Applying the McDonald's Happy Meal treatment to healthy foods could make kids more likely to eat them. New research from the American Academy of Pediatrics found that offering smalls prizes and toys with a nutritious meal caused youngsters to select it over other lunch options by an increase of 300 percent.