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Mississippi May Be Next State to Allow Gay Marriages
Mississippi May Be Next State to Allow Gay Marriages
Oregon and Alaska Voters Legalize Marijuana
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President Obama Promises Action in Response to ISIS’ Beheading of Second American Journalist

President Obama Promises Action in Response to ISIS’ Beheading of Second American Journalist Summary: A second American journalist was beheaded in a video released on Tuesday by Islamic State militants. President Obama warns the group that appropriate action will be taken in response to their brutal actions. The Huffington Post reports that on…>read more

No Comment September 3, 2014

Voter ID Law in Texas Heads to Trial This Week

Voter ID Law in Texas Heads to Trial This Week Summary: The state of Texas is fighting to keep its voter ID law in-tact, which took effect in June of 2013, but a trial will begin this week to determine if it is legal or not.  A state law in Texas…>read more

No Comment September 2, 2014

Florida Lawsuit Filed Over Private School Vouchers

Florida Lawsuit Filed Over Private School Vouchers Summary: A lawsuit has been filed in Florida alleging that a state funded voucher program, which provides scholarships to private schools, is unconstitutional. Florida’s school voucher program has come under fire: on Thursday, the Florida teachers union, school boards association,…>read more

No Comment August 29, 2014

Corruption Trial of Former Governor and His Wife Enters Fifth Week

Corruption Trial of Former Governor and His Wife Enters Fifth Week Summary: Maureen McDonnell, former first lady of Virginia, testified today in the trial that accuses her and her husband, former governor Bob McDonnell, of receiving more than $177,000 in exchange for supporting a pharmaceutical company. Dailyprogress.com reports that the corruption…>read more

No Comment August 27, 2014

GWB Scandal in New Jersey Costing Taxpayers More Than $6 Million

GWB Scandal in New Jersey Costing Taxpayers More Than $6 Million Summary: The law firm of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has billed the state of New Jersey more than $6 million for its work on the George Washington Bridge scandal. Taxpayers in the state of New Jersey will be on the hook…>read more

No Comment August 18, 2014

Charges Filed Against Man Who Threatened Harry Reid and His Family

Charges Filed Against Man Who Threatened Harry Reid and His Family Summary: The man suspected of threatening Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his family, Charles Jason Moreland, was charged this week in a Tulsa, Oklahoma court on multiple counts. He faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. Senate…>read more

1 Comment August 13, 2014

Obama Discusses Executive Orders

Obama Discusses Executive Orders On Wednesday, President Barack Obama said that he will scour laws and regulations of the country in an effort to find out what authority he has to issue executive orders, according to Fox News. He also said that he was…>read more

No Comment August 7, 2014

House Votes to Allow John Boehner Lawsuit Against President Obama

House Votes to Allow John Boehner Lawsuit Against President Obama On Wednesday, House lawmakers voted to authorize the filing of a lawsuit against President Barack Obama by House Speaker John Boehner. The lawsuit comes from a complaint that he stepped outside of his legal authority, which has created a possible…>read more

No Comment July 31, 2014

Same-Sex Marriage Fight Could be Influenced by Appeals Court Judge

Same-Sex Marriage Fight Could be Influenced by Appeals Court Judge Earlier this month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in Denver defeated the same-sex marriage ban in the state of Oklahoma, according to The New York Times. Despite the ruling, a concurrence was filed by Judge Jerome…>read more

2 Comments July 30, 2014

Obama Takes Issue with Companies Switching Addresses for Taxes

Obama Takes Issue with Companies Switching Addresses for Taxes When making remarks on Friday at a technical college in Los Angeles, President Barack Obama had some strong words for companies that use cross-border mergers to escape taxes in the United States, according to Bloomberg. Obama accused the companies of…>read more

No Comment July 25, 2014

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