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Gabrielle Giffords “is not close to returning to congress” at this time; Update: First photos of Giffords released since shooting

June 10, 2011

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Gabrielle Giffords’ chief of staff has revealed more details about the representative’s condition at this point in her recovery.  No decision has been made on whether Giffords will run for re-election yet because the final deadline isn’t until May of next year.  But if she was to stay in her present condition, the odds of taking another […]

Shakin’ it up, Allen West style

November 6, 2010

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If you’re not familiar with Congressman-elect Allen West from Florida, you should check him out.  He’s a staunch conservative that fought hard and won his battle in FL-22 to become the first black Republican from Florida since the 1870’s.  This man is a fighter to the core, and just to provide a little more evidence in support of […]

Blog News of Note — October 14, 2010

October 14, 2010

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News and commentary not to be missed: MyFoxPhoenix:  Another decapitation has been discovered.  This one is in New Mexico. At Hot Air:  Initial jobless claims rise, as expected …  Judicial Watch is reporting that from documents it received from the Air Force, Democrat Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi took 85 trips on Air Force […]

Money, money, who got the lobbyists’ money?

October 8, 2010

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If you’re not aware of the site yet, opensecrets.org is a great resource for information on where from and to whom money flows in the world of politics.  A few days ago they posted a piece on who’s been raking in the lobbyists’ money for this November’s elections.    Here’s their list of the top seven […]

Democrats who get the NRA’s nod

October 7, 2010

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So far the National Rifle Association has come out supporting 58 incumbent Democrats running in  the November elections.  The best news: Harry Reid isn’t one of them.  Unfortunately, neither is Sharron Angle.  From the Washington Post: So far this year, the NRA has endorsed 58 incumbent House Democrats, including more than a dozen in seats that both […]

Blog News of Note — October 2, 2010

October 2, 2010

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News stories and commentary not to be missed: Good to know we’ve got the most vigilant people possible watching our southern border:  U.S. border officer accused of accepting bribes to allow illegal immigrants to cross border  (story at the Los Angeles Times) While President Obama is out in campaign mode saying we need to hire […]

Lame-duck: It’s what’s for dinner

September 29, 2010

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  Anxious to get home and hit the campaign trails full-time, Congress has very little on its plate now.  Members of the House and Senate are only looking to pass initiatives this week which will keep the government open and running until Dec. 3.   At which time, they can come back and wrap up the 111th session before […]