Articles written by conservative American pundits, but paid for with money from the government of Malaysia, appeared in a number of U.S. media outlets between 2008 and 2011, BuzzFeed reported on Friday.PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)
ALBANY, NY — National Rifle Association President David Keene railed against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) during a brief appearance at a rally with thousands of gun rights supporters Thursday at the state capitol.
Battling rainy weather, the crowd was smaller than the 35,000 people organizers hoped would turn out to protest of the state's new gun control law, known at the NY SAFE Act, which Cuomo signed into law in January. But attendees said it was still by far the largest of three held in the capital in recent weeks.PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)
Michigan state Sen. Tom Casperson, a Republican who represents the state's 38th District, went on a Lansing, Mich. radio program on Tuesday and was asked right of the bat whether he believes President Barack Obama was born in the U.S. His response?
"Don't know," Casperson said.PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)
Steven Brooks, a Democratic state lawmaker in Nevada, wanted a gun. So last Thursday, the 40-year-old father of four went to a sporting goods store in Sparks, Nev. and attempted to buy one. That triggered a background check. And that background check has triggered headlines. But then, Brooks has been in headlines for weeks.
Media outlets in Nevada have been covering Brooks heavily because of his recent run of troubling behavior, which began in late January, just days before he was sworn in to his second term in the Nevada Assembly.PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)