Mitt Romney would restore ‘Anglo-Saxon’ relations between Britain and America

ShareThis Mitt Romney would restore ‘Anglo-Saxon’ relations between Britain and America 24 Jul 2012 Mitt Romney would restore “Anglo-Saxon” understanding to the special relationship between the US and Britain, and return Sir Winston Churchill’s bust to the White House, according to advisers. As the Republican presidential challenger accused Barack Obama of appeasing America’s enemies in […]

Suspicious letters sent to lawmakers and media outlets prompt investigation

ShareThis Suspicious letters sent to lawmakers and media outlets prompt investigation –Authorities: Mailings have tested negative for harmful substances 23 Feb 2012 Federal authorities said Thursday that they are investigating the existence of at least a dozen suspicious letters with powdery substances sent this week to lawmakers and national media outlets. A district office of […]

Suspicious Letters to Boehner, Coats, and Murray Prompt House-Senate Alert

ShareThis Suspicious Letters to Boehner, Coats, and Murray Prompt House-Senate Alert 22 Feb 2012 House and Senate members were alerted on Wednesday that a House member’s district office and at least two senators’ state offices have received threatening mail this week containing a suspicious powdery substance, all later determined to be harmless. Memos sent to […]

‘Strip search’ claims prompt call for advocate at US airports

ShareThis ‘Strip search’ claims prompt call for advocate at US airports 11 Dec 2011 Two New York lawmakers want to place a passenger advocate at airports to immediately act on complaints from passengers about security screenings. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and state Sen. Michael Gianaris, both Democrats, are calling on the Transportation Security Administration to […]

Troop levels, Iran prompt GOP sparring in CNN National Security Debate

By Peter Hamby, CNN.com Washington (CNN) — A Republican presidential debate on Tuesday focused on national security issues exposed deep fault lines within the GOP over how to grapple with the nation’s challenges overseas. The eight Republican candidates who took to the CNN debate stage in downtown Washington differed on a range of issues confronting […]