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Feb 03 2013
After Scott Brown announced he would not be running for the open Massachusetts senate seat, many are trying to figure out who will take the plunge for the Republicans. The Boston Herald is reporting that many have been throwing the names of Ann and Tagg Romney for potential candidates.Townhall
Dec 01 2014
For President Obama and his cronies, everything is political and everyone is a pawn. After a grand jury declined to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the White House and Department of Justice immediately pushed the meme that the issue in Ferguson was about racism and policing. While a legitimate issue, in reality it is a symptom of the systemic problemWashington Times
Nov 25 2014
Attorney General Eric Holder says "far more must be done to create enduring trust" between police and communities they serve, even as his Justice Department continues to investigate possible discriminatory police actions in Ferguson, Mo.
Civil rights lawyers at Justice working alongside FBI agents have also been examining whether white officer Darren Wilson intentionally violated theNPR (Online News)
Nov 25 2014
A little over two days. That's how long the grand jury deliberated before deciding not to bring an indictment against Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9. St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announced the grand jury had heard more than 70 hours of testimony from 60 witnesses before reaching its decision, which he saidCNN (Online News)
Nov 23 2014
Residents remain on edge in Ferguson, Mo., as the city awaits word on whether a grand jury will indict officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown, 18.
Ahead of that announcement, here's what we do know:
• The grand jury decision expected as early as this weekend appears to be delayed until Monday at the earliest, according to a federal law enforcement officialUSA TODAY
Aug 11 2015
The St. Louis County executive declared a state of emergency here on Monday as officials and activists sought to regain control of the volatile streets after plainclothes police officers shot and critically wounded an 18-year-old black man who they said was firing on them late the night before.
The police said the man, Tyrone Harris Jr., was among two groups of young people whoNew York Times (News)
Aug 08 2015
Unrelenting protests over the death of an unarmed black teen here last summer thrust this St. Louis suburb and it's 21,000 residents into an international spotlight and ushered in a year of national changes.
Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who is white, shot to death Michael Brown, Jr., a black 18-year-old on Aug. 9, 2014. The encounter lasted just two minutes, but the shootingUSA TODAY
Dec 11 2012
On December 11, the Brown Center on Education Policy at Brookings released an expanded version of its Education Choice and Competition Index (ECCI), an interactive web application that ranks over 100 of the largest school districts in America on school choice and competition.Brookings Institution
Jul 24 2015
The road to jihad began here, where Highway 40 bisects the state Abraham Lincoln once called the “keystone of the southern arch,” heading southwest out of Nashville and Jackson and through endless miles of rich Mississippi delta before riding the steel scaffolding of the Hernando de Soto Bridge across the wide lazy waters. Memphis is where the call-and-response songs of the cotton fields andPolitico
Jul 12 2015
California and Oregon will be the first states in the nation to allow women to get birth control pills and other hormonal contraceptives directly from their pharmacists – without a doctor's prescription.
As California officials were busy finalizing regulations on a state law passed in 2013, Oregon's governor Kate Brown signed a similar bill into law last week.
The two measuresUSA TODAY