White House shooting suspect charged with attempted assassination

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The man accused of firing two shots at the White House last week has been charged with attempting to assassinate President Barack Obama or his staff. Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, of  Idaho Falls, Idaho, was arrested Wednesday afternoon at a hotel near Indiana, Pa., after a desk clerk recognized his picture and immediately called authorities. At his…

Gunshots reported a few blocks from White House

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Shots were reported fired Friday night between the White House and the Washington Monument, setting off a flurry of law enforcement activity, a U.S. Park Police spokesman said. The incident was reported shortly after 9 p.m., according to Sgt. David Schlosser, spokesman for the Park Police. Responding officers found an abandoned vehicle in the vicinity…

The Mysterious White House Hole

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A gaping hole located at the North Lawn of the White House, directly in front of the entrance to the West Wing and across from the Old Executive Office Building, have become a source of intrigues, if not acerbic jokes, thrown at the Obama presidency. The dig in the area have begun more than a…

Senate Rejects Obama’s Jobs Plan

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President Obama’s proposed American Jobs Act, which he have been vigorously campaigning the past weeks, failed to get support from the US Senate and was even opposed by three senators of his own Democratic Party. The Senate voted 50 to 49 to begin debate on the $447 billion American Jobs Act. Although a majority, it…

Perry problem with foreign policy?

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Current front runner for the Republican nomination, Rick Perry does not appear to have a clear foreign policy. From the campaign trail and in two debates reveals a foreign policy that is inconsistent or sometimes contradictory. Perry is not the only one on this situation. Even his top rival, Mitt Romney has also been inconsistent…

President Obama gave Medal of Honor to Marine

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President Obama presented the Medal of Honor, September 15, 2011 at the White House to a Marine, Dakota Meyer who saved 36 lives after an ambush in Afghanistan two years ago. Medal of Honor is the military’s highest honor. Obama said, “Today, we pay tribute to an American who placed himself in the thick of…