Following Speaker John Boehner’s (R., Ohio) announcement that the House of Representatives will not take up the Senate’s “Gang of Eight” bill, lawmakers took to the Sunday shows to discuss the future of immigration reform and express confidence that the House will produce legislation of its own.
The New Golden Age of Television is defined onscreen by the anti-hero: the family-man mobster; the foul-mouthed pimp with a heart of gold; the cop willing to kill a cop; and the science-teacher-turned-meth-dealer. And if Brett Martin’s Difficult Men is to be believed, off-screen anti-heroes have been just as important.
The Republican Jewish Coalition called on Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) on Friday to distance himself from close aide Jack Hunter, a former radio pundit with a history of supporting pro-Confederacy and pro-secessionist causes.
China’s military voiced alarm over a recent joint exercise with Japan that showed off a new Marine Corps tiltrotor aircraft in war games Beijing said were preparation for an assault against China, according to military and intelligence officials.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced Friday she will resign in early September to become president of the University of California system. President Barack Obama will now have to appoint a nominee to replace her.
Al Qaeda’s American spokesman announced in a recent statement that the takeover of Syria is the next target in the terror group’s plan for Islamist revolution in the Levant.
Adam Gadahn, the U.S.-born al Qaeda member, stated in a video message posted July 9 that after Libya, Syria is the next stop for jihadist revolutionaries.