California mayor shot dead by wife

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) -- The mayor of Bell Gardens, California, was shot and killed by his wife during an apparent domestic dispute Tuesday, officials said. Daniel Crespo, 45, and his more…

Why are black staffers fleeing Capitol Hill?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Beast) The Obama era hasn’t been a period of progress for black Capitol Hill staffers, and aides say a "diversity drain" of many senior African Americans to more…

Reid, Daschle feud erupts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Hill) Simmering tensions between Harry Reid and Tom Daschle are erupting into an all-out feud. Daschle is expressing frustration with the Senate majority leader (D-Nev.) for refusing more…

Northeast loses 40% of House seats in tax flight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Examiner) The Northeast, once the nation’s political engine that produced presidents, House speakers and Senate giants including the late Edward M. Kennedy, is losing clout in Washington more…

Mitt Romney to make his home in Utah

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Salt Lake Tribune) Utah has always claimed Mitt Romney, and now Romney is making it official. The former presidential candidate and his wife, Ann, decided "on a lark" more…

Study: Number of nuclear families plummets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Paul Bremmer A new study reveals the nuclear family is in decline, and a University of Maryland sociology professor, Philip Cohen, suggests that's not really a bad more…

Supremes asked to shut down Facebook jihad

by Bob Unruh -- The Supreme Court is being asked to review a case against Facebook charging the social media website allowed the posting of death threats against Jews. The request for more…