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Suing the president or, as we call it, “impeachment lite.” So why is the House suing the president? First, you understand the House is made up of lawyers and suing is what lawyers do. Secondly, it is because they know they cannot impeach him. The last time the Republicans tried to impeach a Democrat president, the press crucified them. That Democrat went on to be disbarred from the practice of law for lying to a Grand Jury and then, for no reason intelligent people could ever understand, became the darling of the Democrat party. Thirdly, even if they were successful with articles of impeachment, that would leave us with what has been identified as “impeachment insurance,” Joe Biden. So they are left with only this attempt to embarrass the president.
Re: Cannot vote for Hiremath, July 23 - Maksim states that “Selecting a candidate for public office based purely on his/her support for same-sex unions is silly as selecting a candidate based purely on skin color or gender – witness our recent national experience with a sitting president and with a former Secretary of State.” Facts prove that the latter part of this statement is totally false. Facts show that the American people not only once, but twice, voted their conscience and selected Barack H. Obama & Joe Biden over John McCain and Sarah Palin and more recently over Mitt Romney (Mr. 47 percent) and Paul Ryan because past performance and the debates proved that the Obama-Biden team displayed the ability to better serve the American people. Ergo, skin color proved not to be the deciding factor but ability to do the job as displayed to the American people.
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(CNN) -- "United, we will always persevere." That was the message Massachusetts shared with the nation and the world Tuesday, on the anniversary of twin bombings that turned last year's Boston Marathon from a celebration into a day of horror.
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Gabby tweeted a photo of her and her husband Mark Kelly on a phone call with Vice President Joe Biden wished her good luck for her jump.
Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords skydived Wednesday to mark the the third anniversary of the mass shooting at her campaign event that took the lives of six people.
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One of the greatest things about living in a close-knit community is that when families fall on hardships, neighbors turn out to help those in need.
Thousands of firefighters gather Tuesday in Prescott, Ariz., to pay their respects to the 19 members of the hotshot crew killed last week, even as hundreds more battle two blazes raging in Nevada and another that has broken out in Arizona.
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Earlier today, after lengthy debate, the U.S. Houes of Representatives passed the Senate-passed version of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
House Bill 2291 is proof that two people can look at the same thing and see it very differently.
Not that the gun debate really needed any more fuel, but President Barack Obama rolled out his plans for gun reform in a press conference Tuesday morning.
On Jan. 8, Tucsonans will reflect on the mass shooting that occurred two years ago at a local Safeway shopping center where a gunman opened fired into a crowd that had gathered for a congressional event hosted by then-Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
In the wake of the Newtown Conn. elementary school shootings that claimed the lives of 26, including 20 children, local school administrators said they immediately began looking at their own safety procedures and policies.