In a move sure to please his conservative constituents, Texas Governor Rick Perry proclaimed the coming Easter weekend as three “Days of Prayer for Rain” in the Lone Star State, as drought-fueled wildfires have threatened hundreds of thousands of Texas acres.

As ABC’s Amy Bingham pointed out on Thursday, Donald Trump has “built an American empire from Las Vegas to New York,” but has sought bankruptcy four times along the way.

Even as states are gaining traction in the challenge against ObamaCare, a federal judge in New Jersey elected to dismiss a lawsuit against the new healthcare law, contending that those bringing the suit lacked legal standing.

Last September, Garden State residents Nicholas Purpura and Donald Laster, Jr. filed a lawsuit against Obama�s signature law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which goes into effect in 2014. Fox News reports:

On April 19, MSNBC.com discussed the details of a U.S. State Department report about the increasing number of Americans caught in the crossfire of the Mexican cartel drug wars.

According to MSNBC, some of those killed were working for the cartels. But in recent months, reports of innocent civilians and law enforcement officers have made headlines. The high profile deaths of Nancy Davis, Jaime Zapata, Brian Terry, and David Hartley, reveal the non-discriminatory nature of drug cartel murder.

Tea Party darling Representative Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) recently stated that she was satisfied with President Obama’s certificate of live birth. During an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopolous, Rep. Bachmann declared that the so-called “birther” issue was “over” and that the controversy was settled.