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2014 State of the Union: Watch Enhanced Broadcast Here

Live from the Capitol in Washington, D.C., President Obama delivers the 2014 State of the Union address. Learn more about all the ways to engage with the White House around the State of the Union at http://www.whitehouse.gov/sotu State of the Union Poll    Excerpts of the President’s State of the Union Address As Prepared for Delivery “In the coming months, let’s see where else we can make progress together. Let’s [...]

Audit the IRS Rally – Tea Party to Rally in DC June 19

Audit the IRS Rally – Tea Party to Rally in DC June 19

Join us on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 @ Noon West Lawn of the US Capitol Audit the IRS Rally Please share this video far and wide. Patriots, For the last several weeks our support team has been working tirelessly to help identify everyday Americans around the country who have been unfairly targeted by the IRS. You have probably seen several of them testify before Congress the last two weeks. Well, [...]

GOP Senator sent Envelope containing Ricin – What is Ricin?

GOP Senator sent Envelope containing Ricin – What is Ricin?

GOP Senator sent envelope containing Ricin An envelope that tested positive for the deadly poison ricin was intercepted Tuesday afternoon at the U.S. Capitol’s off-site mail facility in Washington, congressional and law enforcement sources tell CNN. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he was told the letter was addressed to the office of Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Mississippi. After the envelope tested positive in a first routine test, it was retested [...]

Secret Service: 57th Presidential Inaugural Information

Secret Service: 57th Presidential Inaugural Information

57th Presidential Inaugural The United States Secret Service in cooperation with its local, state and federal security, public safety and military partners, has developed an overall security plan for the 57th Presidential Inaugural. Inaugural activities will take place beginning on Sunday, January 20 through Monday, January 21, 2013, with the Inaugural ceremonies scheduled for Monday, January 21. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has designated the Inaugural as a National [...]

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2012

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2012

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR   TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2012     In the evening, the President will deliver the State of the Union Address at the United States Capitol. The First Lady will attend. The travel pool accompanies.         EST       10:30AM        Pool Call Time           9:00PM           THE PRESIDENT delivers the State of the Union Address; THE FIRST LADY [...]

School Children Hostage Negotiation Talks Stall In Congress

School Children Hostage Negotiation Talks Stall In Congress

It is the Onion People! The Onion! You know that site that is all Satire. Like where Jon Stewart fakes the news as a satirical Journalist.  Oh that’s right, you think Comedy Central is a real news network. A congressional spokesperson informed the FBI that talks have stalled on the Senate floor and lawmakers will need more time to debate the proposed deal to release the group of schoolchildren they [...]

U.S. Man Charged in Plot to Bomb Pentagon and Capitol with remote controled devices

U.S. Man Charged in Plot to Bomb Pentagon and Capitol with remote controled devices

By EVAN PEREZ WASHINGTON—U.S. authorities arrested and charged a man who allegedly plotted attacks on the Pentagon with a remote-controlled model airplane packed with explosives, and on the U.S. Capitol with grenades and rifles. Rezwan Ferdaus, a 26-year-old U.S. citizen, was arrested Wednesday after he met with undercover federal agents to inspect what he believed were an arsenal of explosives and firearms to be used in his alleged plot, U.S. [...]

Former First Lady Betty Ford Dies at 93

Former First Lady Betty Ford Dies at 93

Breaking News: Former First Lady Betty Ford Has Died Former First Lady Betty Ford has passed away.  The news came from the Director of the President Gerald Ford Library.   Betty Ford was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1918,  She was 93.  She was the wife of former President Gerald Ford and the Founder of the Betty Ford Foundation.  She served as First Lady from 1974-77.  She was a passionate supporter [...]

Live stream of Wisconsin Capitol Protest Video Feed, Protesters storm past Police

Live stream of Wisconsin Capitol Protest Video Feed, Protesters storm past Police

Watch live streaming video from theuptake at livestream.com The UpTake – live streaming video powered by Livestream. Wisconsinites have flooded back into their Capitol Building tonight, aided by police officers who largely stood back and let them in. It’s not clear what happens next, or whether the building will be cleared. A call has been put out for a full-scale protest at 9:00 am tomorrow. The Uptake blog is at [...]

Motel 6 Madison – Wisconsin Police refuse to remove protesters after Capital is closed

Motel 6 Madison – Wisconsin Police refuse to remove protesters after Capital is closed

Authorities were having difficulty this afternoon as they started clearing thousands of protesters from the Capitol building after two weeks of demonstrations against legislation that would remove collective bargaining for thousands of public employees. While some people tried this afternoon to get out, others blocked exits on both of the doors. Police, just after 4 p.m., appeared confused about what to do and were trying to diffuse the situation. Protesters [...]