‘Gun Appreciation Day’ backfires, leaves five people wounded in ‘accidental shootings’

‘Gun Appreciation Day’ backfires, leaves five people wounded in ‘accidental shootings’

A publicity stunt cooked up by a Republican consulting firm to show support for unlimited gun ownership backfired Saturday when gun accidents injured five people in “accidental” shootings on Gun Appreciation Day. In Ohio, a 62 year old man went to the hospital with bullet injuries in his arm and leg after a firearms dealer […]

Seven Navy SEALs punished for giving classified info to video game maker; Four others under investigtion

Seven Navy SEALs punished for giving classified info to video game maker; Four others under investigtion

Seven Navy SEALs from Team Six were disciplined recently for disclosing classified information to a video game maker, Capitol Hill Blue has confirmed. One of the seven was part of the raiding party that killed Osama in Laden.  At least four other team members are also under investigation for providing classified tactical information for use […]

Boehner declares Obamacare ‘the law of the land’

Boehner declares Obamacare ‘the law of the land’

Speaker of the House John Boehner, displaying a rare admission of the obvious, Thursday declared Obamacare the “law of the land” and said he would no longer pursue the highly-political and fruitless strategy of trying to ram through a repeal in Congress.” “The election changes that,” Boehner said in an interview with ABC News.  “It’s […]

Election Day: If you don’t vote, you don’t matter

Election Day: If you don’t vote, you don’t matter

An Election Day video and message from the staff of Capitol Hill Blue. As far as we’re concerned, it doesn’t mater if you are a Democrat. It doesn’t matter if you are a Republican. It doesn’t matter if you are a Libertarian. It doesn’t matter if you are an independent. What does matter is that […]

Secret Service agent assigned to Obama kills himself over affair

Secret Service agent assigned to Obama kills himself over affair

A Secret Service agent assigned to protect President Barack Obama and under investigation for an affair with a foreign national killed himself, sources within the Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department tell Capitol Hill Blue. Rafael Prieto’s body was discovered Saturday.  Secret Service spokesman Max Milien confirmed Prieto’s death Thursday but would not discuss details or […]

Romney backs off harsh rhetoric, preaches post-Sandy unity

Romney backs off harsh rhetoric, preaches post-Sandy unity

Switching gears in a Presidential campaign noted for its rancor and unrelenting attacks from both sides, Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney Wednesday toned down he rhetoric and preached unity at a stop in Tampa, Florida. In a return to campaign trail after both candidates suspended politicking during Superstorm Sandy’s devastating assault on the Mid-Atlantic and […]

Former FEMA director: Obama moved too quickly in Superstorm Sandy crisis

Former FEMA director: Obama moved too quickly in Superstorm Sandy crisis

Former Federal Emergency Management Agency director Michael Brown — who lost his job for sitting on his butt in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina — says President Barack Obama is acting too fast in responding to the Superstorm Sandy crisis. Says Brown: One thing he’s gonna be asked is, why did he jump on [the […]

Obama holds on to Ohio lead in latest polls

Obama holds on to Ohio lead in latest polls

With most polls showing President Barack Obama’s lead over challenger Mitt Romney holding at around 5 points in the all-important swing state of Ohio, Democratic political strategists are breathing a little easier. Both campaigns see Ohio as crucial to victory in what is an extremely tight race in the Electoral College. CBS News/New York Times/Quinnipiac […]