Oversight in Government

Obama Seeks to End 'Political Gridlock'
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Capping off a week in which he reached out to Republicans in congress, President Obama expressed his eagerness to “enlist anyone who is willing to help” to boost the economy and end “political gridlock” “At a time when our businesses are gaining a little more…

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SI Names Obama One of Most Powerful in Sports
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President Obama has hit the basketball court with Scottie Pippen, played a round of golf with Tiger Woods, and meticulously filled out March Madness brackets. And now, Sports Illustrated has named him one of the most powerful people in sports. Earlier this week, Sports Illustrated…

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States Push Gun Bills
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As lawmakers in Washington D.C. grapple with developing a national prescription to prevent gun violence, the battle over gun legislation is playing out in the states. There are more than 1,100 gun-related bills that have been introduced on the state level, according to an analysis.

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Benches Clear and Players Brawl During Canada-Mexico World Baseball Classic Game
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Canada’s Jay Johnson, top left, and Mexico’s Eduardo Arredondo fight during the ninth (AP Photo) While Major League Baseball’s opening day is not until March 31, there was excitement and action on the diamond in more ways than one during Canada’s 10-3 romp over Mexico in World Baseball Classic Saturday afternoon. A bench-clearing, full-scale brawl broke out […]

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French Mother on Trial for Sending Son Named ‘Jihad’ to Nursery School With ‘Born on 11 September’ Shirt
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Bouchra Bagour is facing charges of glorifying crime after she sent her son Jihad to school with T-shirt that read “I am the bomb”. (Computergirls1985) Bouchra Bagour says she doesn’t defend terrorism, but is on trial in Southern France charged with “glorifying crime” after she sent her son named “Jihad” to nursery school with a […]

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Play of the Year? Alabama Guard Hits 50-Foot Half Court Buzzer-Beater to Win in Season’s Last Game
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On the final game of the regular season in Tuscaloosa Saturday afternoon, University of Alabama’s Trevor Releford ended the game against the rival University of George Bulldogs with an unbelievable 50-foot lob. At 20-11, Alabama is hoping for an at-large bid to the upcoming NCAA tournament. After giving up a 17-point lead Saturday, Releford redeemed himself […]

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GOP Aims to Turn Sequester Ax Into Scalpel
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The $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts that went into effect this month have given Republicans a fresh opportunity to shine a light on the sometimes peculiar-sounding items in the federal budget.

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