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Who sent ricin letters to Bloomberg, Obama? - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> good evening. the first scare of its kind took place in those nervous and shaky days after 9/11. prior to that, few people had ever heard of ricin. very few of us ever dreamed someone would send any kind of substance through the mail designed to harm and threaten people. now it's happened …

Eric Holder's 'off-the-record' meeting

<i>From my report on the Attorney General's media outreach effort:</i><p>Attorney General Eric Holder expressed concern on Thursday about how the Department of Justice has handled recent media investigations at an off-the-record meeting with leading representatives of the press, according to those who were …

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Justice Department broadens defense of Holder testimony

The Justice Department is elaborating on its defense of Attorney General Eric Holder's statements at a Congressional hearing earlier this month that he had never taken part in any discussions about the possibility of prosecuting journalists for publishing classified information.<p>On Wednesday, in the …

Imprisoned CIA Torture Whistleblower Describes Prison Life In Remarkable Detail

The letter reveals a very interesting perspective of a trained intelligence officer — Kiriakou worked for the CIA from 1990 to 2004 — co-mingling with a variety of common criminals.<p>Kiriakou, 47, who pleaded guilty in October and began his sentence in February, begins the letter by saying that his …

The Fake Story About the IRS Commissioner and the White House

White House records show Douglas Shulman signed in for 11 visits, not 157, between 2009 and 2012.<p>Also, at least one event Shulman says he attended is not part of the visitor's access records. From a Ways and Means Committee IRS hearing, as reported by the <i>Daily Caller</i>:<p>"What would be some of the …

Why GOP Scandal Mongers Can't Have Nice Things

As Bill Clinton and John Edwards and Bill Jefferson and various others have made clear, Democrats do have scandals. Plenty of them actually. But here …

Why I secretly recorded Mitch McConnell

<b>Curtis Morrison</b><p>EXCLUSIVE: My effort to expose the Senate minority leader’s ugly campaign upended my life. Here’s what happened<p>Curtis Morrison<p>May 31, 2013 3:08pm (UTC)<p>Earlier this year, I secretly made an audio recording of Sen. Mitch McConnell, the most powerful Republican on the planet, at his …

Rick Grimes on Twitter: "At first I was all; http://t.co/lklLsxOJ"

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Rick Grimes on Twitter: "Star Wars VII http://t.co/Fa9FZlgv"

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New Mexico Bill Would Criminalize Abortions After Rape As 'Tampering With Evidence'

A Republican lawmaker in New Mexico introduced a bill on Wednesday that would legally require victims of rape to carry their pregnancies to term in order to use the fetus as evidence for a sexual assault trial.<p>House Bill 206, introduced by state Rep. Cathrynn Brown (R), would charge a rape victim …

Are You Risking Twitter Account Suspension?

Seems the person in charge of Twitter’s suspension button has been a little trigger happy lately. You have all seen the messages of panic flow …

WalkingDeadPrbs™ on Twitter: "For your own safety and health, don't mess with fans of The Walking Dead, seriously. http://t.co/OxaSO0HW"

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25 Ideas for Moms Raising Sons

Shares 174K<p><i>Tabitha Studer knows how important it is for parents to raise boys conscientiously, and so she complied a list of 25 ideas for mothers of</i> …

#TheResistance on Twitter: "No Tea For Me! #tcot #GOP #asshats http://t.co/jghf7QbV"

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Twitter / Account Suspended

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ADHD In Childhood May Feed Obesity In Adults

Men who were diagnosed with ADHD as children are more likely to be obese in adulthood, according to a new study.<p>The men who had ADHD weighed 19 pounds more at age 41 than otherwise similar men who hadn't had ADHD as boys, the researchers found.<p>"It makes sense, because they're self-medicating with …

Tea partiers reject immigration reform

A coalition of tea party organizations and conservative leaders will release a scathing letter Tuesday against the Senate Gang of Eight immigration bill, calling the legislation so “defective” that senators need to scrap it altogether.<p>The letter, which includes nearly 150 signers, also urges …

Bradley Manning Pretrial Hearing Focusing On Classified Evidence

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The Army private who gave more than 700,000 secret U.S. documents to WikiLeaks is returning to Fort Meade for the last scheduled hearing before his military trial next month.<p>The pretrial hearing Tuesday for Pfc. Bradley Manning concerns classified material that would be used …

Obama Approval Remains Steady: Poll

After a week dominated by stories on Benghazi, the IRS targeting conservatives and the DOJ subpoenaing AP phone records, President Barack Obama's job rating remains largely unaffected, polling shows.<p>In a Washington Post/ABC poll released Tuesday, the president has a 51 percent approval rating, with …

Liberal Super PAC Had Secret Bain Ties

American Bridge's top fundraiser told the group not to attack Mitt Romney's firm — and threatened to quit if it did. "Could Mary Pat be OK with this?"<p>A top liberal super PAC in the 2012 election had undisclosed financial ties to the private equity firm Bain Capital — something that some people …

Texas Medicaid Debate Complicated By Politics And Poverty

When the sun rises over the Rio Grande Valley, the cries of the <i>urracas</i> — blackbirds — perched on the tops of palm trees swell to a noisy, unavoidable cacophony. That is also the strategy, it could be said, that local officials, health care providers and frustrated valley residents are trying to use …

8 key players in IRS scandal story

As the story unfolds of the IRS giving extra scrutiny to conservative groups seeking tax exemptions, here are eight names to know.

Aloof, shifty Obama: Nixon times ten thousand!

Our evil president managed to both mastermind the IRS flap and be such a bad boss that no one told him about it<p>Alex Pareene<p>May 21, 2013 3:07pm (UTC)<p>According to Jay Carney, everyone in the White House knew about the big IRS scandal for a few weeks before it went public. Everyone except the …