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The Muslim law student who posed a question at a conservative panel on Benghazi this week appeared Thursday on Fox News' "Hannity," where she was confronted about why she chose to use the microphone to speak about American Muslims instead of those who were killed in the Benghazi attacks.
Former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-AZ) threw out the first pitch Wednesday at the Congressional Women's Softball Game in Washington and took a good-natured shot at rapper 50 Cent for his own famously bad pitch.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney took a dig at former Vice President Dick Cheney on Wednesday for his scathing Wall Street Journal op-ed on President Barack Obama's handling of the situation in Iraq.