- Vice President Joe Biden said
during a meeting in Ukraine's parliament that the U.S. stands with
Ukraine's leadership against "humiliating threats."
- Republican New Jersey Governor
Chris Christie criticized Colorado's marijuana legalization on
a local New Jersey radio show yesterday saying, "see if you want to
live in a major city in Colorado where there’s head shops popping
up on every corner and people flying into your airport just to come
and get high," and, "to me, it’s just not the quality of life we
want to have here in the state of New Jersey and there’s no tax
revenue that’s worth that."
Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) has praised former Florida Governor Jeb
Bush for saying that many come to the U.S. illegally as an "act of
love." Flake said "having such a prominent Republican speak so
humanely and unapologetically about the motivations behind many of
those who have come to reside in this country is good for all of
- A federal appeals court has ordered the Department of Justice
to hand over sections of a memo
justifying the government's targeted killing of people linked
to terrorism such as the American Anwar al-Awlaki.
- A family is suing a New Jersey school district and its
superintendent over the use of the words
"under God" in the pledge of allegiance recited by students.
The unidentified family filed the suit with the American Humanist
Association, claiming that including the words "under God" in the
pledge violates New Jersey's constitution.
- The confirmed death toll from
the South Korean ferry that capsized last week with many school
students still aboard has reached 108.