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Jesse Jackson, Jr. Charged Amid Rolexes, Furs and Fedoras

Today, former Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr. was charged with conspiracy, mail fraud making false statements, wire fraud, and criminal forfeiture for allegedly misusing over...

Report: ICE Planned to Ramp Up Deportations to Meet Removal Goals

Today USA Today reported that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement made plans to increase the deportations of immigrants who have committed minor offenses to...

Los Angeles Youth Want More Than a Vote When it Comes...

In the aftermath of the tragedy that was the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting and in the shadows of a nationally followed “manhunt” for...

Russian Meteor Injures 1000s, Pre-cursor to DA14 Hit?

As reported by the Huffington Post, a Russian health official says nearly 1,000 people have sought help for injuries caused by a meteor that...

Dr. Elsie Scott: Let’s Not Lose Focus on Criminal Justice Issues

By Dr. Elsie L. Scott This year, we are celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th Anniversary of the March on...

The Obama Administration’s Dick Cheney Moment

In an interview in 2007 Senator Obama (D-IL) said, “The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack...

First Time in American History: GOP Filibusters Defense Nominee

Senate Republicans blocked, at least temporarily by way of filibuster, the nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel to become Secretary of Defense.  Democrats vowed...

NJ Senator Frank Lautenberg to Retire

Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, who is currently the oldest member of the Senate at age 89, has announced today that he will...

Federal Government Subsidies Send Broadband Spending to the Wrong Places

Over the past four years the Obama Administration and the Federal Communications Commission have made it a priority to expand the availability of broadband...

Reeva Steenkamp, Model Dead, Oscar Pistorius, ‘Blade Runner’ Charged

Oscar Pistorius, a Paralympic runner who blazed new terrain by competing in last summer's Olympics, is accused of killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. A...