Tag Archives: The Obama Administration

Senator uses old-style filibuster on CIA nominee

Senator uses old-style filibuster on CIA nominee WASHINGTON (AP) – A Republican senator and tea party favorite from Kentucky used an old-style filibuster lasting nearly 13 hours to take control of the chamber and block Senate confirmation of John Brennan’s … Continue reading

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National Guard at border cut to about 300

National Guard at border cut to about 300 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will keep a reduced contingent of National Guard troops working along the Mexican border for the next year, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Starting in January, the … Continue reading

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ICE agency report puts serious dent in Eric Holder’s DOJ case against sheriff Joe Arpaio

ICE agency report puts serious dent in Eric Holder’s DOJ case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio On Thursday Eric Holder and the Department of Justice filed suit against Arizona’s Maricopa County Sheriff’s office run by the outspoken and flamboyant Joe Arpaio … Continue reading

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PROMISES, PROMISES: Securing US border impossible

PROMISES, PROMISES: Securing US border impossible AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich have promised to complete a nearly 1,950-mile fence. Michele Bachmann wants a double fence. Ron Paul pledges to secure the nation’s southern border by any … Continue reading

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