In Marin County, California, a man has filed a lawsuit against the county Sheriff's department in response to an incident in which officers tasered him in his own home.
After a tumultuous indecisive primary election and a week of bitter disputes, Alaska’s Senator Lisa Murkowski finally conceded the GOP Senate primary victory to Tea Party candidate Joe Miller. The Washington Post called Joe Miller’s surprising victory the “biggest upset in the 2010 cycle to date.”
Does the President of the United States have the authority to order the assassination of anyone, anywhere in the world? The obvious answer, based just on the Fifth Amendment’s guarantee of due process of law prior to depriving someone of life, is no.
President Barack Obama claimed August 31 in an Oval Office address to the nation that “tonight, I am announcing that the American combat mission in Iraq has ended. Operation Iraqi Freedom is over, and the Iraqi people now have lead responsibility for the security of their country.”