The question sounds like a joke, made up by one of the talented writers for Comedy Central’s Daily Show itself: Is the Daily Show’s Jon Stewart the journalistic reincarnation of Edward R. Murrow? But this was the serious question posed by New York Times writers Bill Carter and Brian Stelter on December 27, after Stewart rallied the media toward granting federal healthcare funding for September 11 first responders.
“We’ve had some incidents where TSA authorities think that congresspeople should be treated like everybody else,” Rep. James Clyburn (left, D-S.C.) told Fox News Sunday.
Jared Loughner, the 22-year-old man accused of killing six people and wounding at least 15 others, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, outside a grocery store in Tucson, Arizona, has been denied bail and was formally appointed an attorney.
Though the GOP was predicted to give the position of the new chairman of the Judiciary Committee�s subcommittee on immigration, citizenship, and other related issues to Representative Steve King of Iowa, they instead chose California Representative Elton Gallegly, believing him to be less of a liability in the 2012 elections.