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U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Case On Soldier Impostors

02.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The case kicks off Wednesday in the Supreme Court, and it focuses on those who lie about having recieved military medals. At issue is a law called the "Stolen Valor Act" that penalizes people for lying about their involvement in the U.S. military. ...

"Under God" Under Fire In The Pledge of Allegiance

02.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

An athiest family is suing in Massachusetts to have the words "Under God" removed from the Pledge of Allegiance. Beckett Fund attorney Diana Verm is the lead lawyer on the case. She spoke with our newsroom and says there is a movement to remove all ...

Did President Obama's Economic Stimulus Plan Work?

02.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It was three years ago today that President Obama signed the 787-billion dollar economic stimulus plan. The plan included tax breaks, unemployment checks, and shovel-ready projects. Did it work? Last month the President said "our economy is getting ...

Protesting Outside the White House OK, Praying Is Not

02.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Six pro-life activists, including one Catholic priest, were arrested Thursday morning in front of the White House while holding a peaceful prayer vigil in protest against the Obama administration's birth control mandate. They were quickly released, ...

Rick Santorum May Not Win Pennsylvania

02.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pundits say Rick Santorum may beat out Mitt Romney in the GOP race for President in Michigan. Michigan is the state where Romney was born. It looks like Santorum may loose his home state of Pennsylvania to Mitt Romney. Jim Lee of the Susquehanna ...

How Many Same Sex Couples Have Wed In NY? The Numbers Are Out.

02.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The first numbers are out on the impact of gay marriage in New York state. The State Health Department released the numbers of gay married couples in a press release last night. In May of 2011, the New York State Senate said gay marriages would ...

Looking For Ways To Strengthen Your Marriage? Write A Love Letter.

02.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The love letters of famed writer Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and her husband, Robert Browning, have been placed online for the first time. The 19th century poet and her husband wrote 573 letters to one another which capture their courtship. You can ...

California Man Prompts Lawmakers To Read Bills Before They Sign Them

02.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch, Jeremy Miller

Jerrol Labaron's documentary is called "Fools on the Hill." It chronicles his adventures traveling the nation to get lawmakers to read bills cover to cover before they sign them. Labaron has started his own website, as well as a nationwide ...

NY Marcellus Shale Drilling Decision Expected This Spring

02.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch, Jeremy Miller

Governor Cuomo told the press Wednesday that the decision on whether or not to drill the Marcellus Shale is "a couple months away". His remarks were consistant with those made Tuesday by DEC Commissioner Joe Martens, who told a panel of lawmakers ...

Nation's Largest Conservative Group To Hold Straw Poll Saturday

02.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch, Jeremy Miller

Conservative Politial Action Commiteee, CPAC, kicked off their 2012 conference today in Washington D.C. CPAC is America's largest gathering of conservative leaders and candidates. Democratic Political Leader Ed Espinoza says the purpose of the ...

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