The Department of Justice (DOJ) has collaborated with the progressive media-monitoring group Media Matters for America to counter negative coverage of the Department, the Daily Caller has reported.
The Obama administration refuses to join the debate between his former chief of staff, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and the Chicago Teachers Union. In the past, Obama has had no qualms about becoming involved in local issues.
The congresswoman who has stood next to Trayvon Martin’s parents at rallies and emerged as one of the most vocal critics of the Sanford Police Department supported the “Stand Your Ground” law at the center of the case. Rep. Frederica Wilson (D, Fla.) voted for the self-defense law when she was a state senator in 2005, five years before she was elected to represent Miami—and Martin’s family—in Congress.
More than a week after airing a highly edited 911 tape that cast Trayvon Martin’s shooter George Zimmerman in a negatively light, NBC has admitted its mistake and apologized.
The individual at the center of the controversial Trayvon Martin shooting is a registered Democrat. George Michael Zimmerman, born Oct. 5, 1983, registered as a Democrat in Seminole County, Fla., in August 2002, according to state voter registration documents.