Senate candidate Carly Fiorina hospitalized

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Carly Fiorina, the California Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, was hospitalized on Tuesday for treatment of an infection and was being kept overnight for observation, her staff said. Read the full story from Reuters

Sink defends debate behavior

The Florida Dem defended her involvement in an inappropriate reading of a message during a Monday debate. Read the full story from Politico

Meg Whitman’s New Spanish-Language Ad: I ‘Stood Up Against The Arizona Law’

California Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman is out with a new Spanish-language ad, attempting to make a last-minute appeal to the state’s Latino voters by telling them that she “stood up against” Arizona’s controversial immigration law. English translation of the ad: VISUAL: CLIP OF MISLEADING AD AGAINST WHITMAN SUPER: Jerry Brown’s lies ANNOUNCER: Don’t be […]

Battery Safety Fight: Pilots Take On Big Business After Deadly Crash

WASHINGTON — Safety advocates have warned for more than a decade that someday an air shipment of lithium batteries like those used in cameras, cell phones and countless other products would catch fire, causing a plane to crash and people to die. That day may have arrived last month. A United Parcel Service cargo plane […]

Terry Krepel: The Question To Ask About Art Robinson’s Love of Racist Novels

Last week brought a full-court press from the right-wingers at WorldNetDaily in support of Art Robinson, a Republican candidate for Congress in Oregon running against incumbent Democrat Peter DeFazio: David Kupelian wrote that Robinson is a “Ph.D. research scientist of international stature” and “a straight-shooting, problem-solving Reagan conservative who not only loves this country, he […]

FBI: Same Gun Shot At Pentagon, Marines Museum

WASHINGTON — The same gun was used to shoot at the Pentagon and the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Northern Virginia earlier this month, the FBI said Tuesday. A third military office – a Marine Corps recruiting station in Chantilly, Va., outside Washington – was shot at overnight Monday; Marines who work there […]

Arizona voter citizen proof requirement overturned

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down an Arizona requirement that residents prove U.S. citizenship in order to register to vote but upheld a mandate that they present identification before casting their ballots. Read the full story from Reuters