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  • ‘Face the Nation’ welcomes Clay Aiken, Ted Olson

     
    Clay Aiken visits ‘Face the Nation.' Handout art THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: Here's something I never expected to write: “American Idol” alum Clay Aiken will be a guest this weekend on CBS' “Face the Nation.” The topic will...
  • Texas Senator proposes copyright crackdown that could pose problems for lip-synch material posted to YouTube

    Texas Senator proposes copyright crackdown that could pose problems for lip-synch material posted to YouTube
    YouTube viewers have seen the array of videos. A 2-year-old belting out "Baby" by Justin Bieber has gotten about two million views. A 16-year-old boy mouthing the words to a Katy Perry tune has gotten more than 41 million hits. But critics wonder if there...
  • Emancipation Park one step closer to reality

    Emancipation Park one step closer to reality
    So, today's Juneteenth! For those of you who haven't attended a history class recently, Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the U.S. Even more importantly for us Texans, the acknowledgement of June 19th...
  • Analysis: Rising Inequality Puts Republicans In Tough Spot

    Analysis: Rising Inequality Puts Republicans In Tough Spot
    (Reuters) - The growing chasm between America's rich and poor puts Republicans in the uncomfortable position of defending the wealthy at a time when most people are falling behind. It is a position they will likely defend through the November 2012...
  • Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe, GOP moderate, won't seek reelection

    Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe, GOP moderate, won't seek reelection
    Olympia Snowe, one of the Senate's few remaining moderate Republicans, announced Tuesday that she will not seek a fourth term in 2012. The 65-year-old, who had also served in the House for eight terms, said she came to the decision in part after...
  • Local Advocates Concerned About Violence Against Women Act

    Local Advocates Concerned About Violence Against Women Act
    A federal bill designed to protect victims of domestic violence, and other crimes against women, is hanging in the balance. And local advocates on the front lines are bracing themselves for a bit of a battle. The Office on Violence Against Women is...
  • Todd Akin stays in the race

    Todd Akin stays in the race
    It looks like Todd Akin, Missouri`s Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, is too legit to quit. The 5 p.m. deadline for Akin to pull out of the race without having to ask permission from the court, permission Democrats will gladly oppose. And all of this...
  • Smith lags in poll, heads to Washington to raise money

    Smith lags in poll, heads to Washington to raise money
    Headed to Washington on Wednesday evening for a fundraiser in his honor hosted by the campaign arm of the Senate Republicans, candidate Tom Smith is bruised by dismal results of a poll that shows him trailing Bob Casey by 18 points. (For what it's worth,...
  • John Cornyn visits Houston about VA benefits

    John Cornyn visits Houston about VA benefits
    Longtime Texas politician Senator John Cornyn stopped in Houston to chat about the VA and the thousands of soldiers who are waiting on a check from Uncle Sam. The benefit claims of nearly 70,000 veterans are clogged up in the VA`s back log, and Senator...
  • 3 Secret Service Agents Refuse Polygraph in Prostitution Scandal

    3 Secret Service Agents Refuse Polygraph in Prostitution Scandal
    WASHINGTON, DC -- Three of the 12 Secret Service agents involved in the Colombia prostitution scandal refused to cooperate with authorities and submit to a polygraph test, according to House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King, R-New York....
  • From the archives: The journey of Judge Joan Lefkow

    From the archives: The journey of Judge Joan Lefkow
    A few days ago, Joan Lefkow was walking down a Chicago street flanked by federal marshals when a panhandler walked up to her and said, "God bless you, Judge Lefkow."     It has been nine months since U.S. District Judge Joan Humphrey Lefkow's name and...