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Ohio Jail’s Stun-Gun Use Is Unconstitutional: DOJ

The complaint said jailers regularly put stun guns in a “drive stun” mode designed to cause continuous pain to someone resisting an officer. “In case after case, deputies tase people,…

Obama follow Clinton’s ’94 playbook?

Watching President Obama react to what he called his “shellacking” in the midterm elections had me remembering then-President Bill Clinton back on November 9, 1994 — the day after he…

Washington Election Results: Patty Murray Defeats Dino Rossi In 2010 Senate Race

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington U.S. Sen. Patty Murray seized a fourth term Thursday, surviving voters’ backlash against Democrats nationally and weeks of relentless GOP campaign attacks on her voting and…

Patty Murray Defeats Dino Rossi In Washington Senate Race

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington U.S. Sen. Patty Murray seized a fourth term Thursday, surviving voters’ backlash against Democrats nationally and weeks of relentless GOP campaign attacks on her voting and…

Youth Radio — Youth Media International: Mehserle Sentencing and The Unanswered Question: Should Transit Cops Have Guns?

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Charlie Foster Just how long Johannes Mehserle goes to prison for fatally shooting an unarmed…

Rx for bad election? Foreign trip

Obama embarks on his only foreign trip this year. Read the full story from Politico…

Pelosi mulls minority leader run

She calls fellow Dems to weigh support. Read the full story from Politico…

Palestinians to give U.S. peace effort more time

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Palestinians will give the United States several more weeks to try to relaunch direct peace talks with Israel, but will not buckle on their key demand…

Comeback: How did Reid do it?

His victory comes after being all but left for dead. Read the full story from Politico…

Rahm hits up Hollywood

Emanuel attends a high-dollar fundraiser, hosted by top Democratic Party donors. Read the full story from Politico…