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Speaking at the Pro Bono Institute's Chesterfield Smith Award Presentation, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder offered a rebuke of those who criticize Department of Justice lawyers who defend terrorism suspects in court.
Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) has something of a reputation for sayingoutrageousthings. So it's no surprise he found a pretty good line to deliver now, during the critical final stage of the health care debate.
Call it Real World: Redistricting. Fourteen ordinary California residents (five Democrats, five Republicans and four independents) will be picked this year to serve on the state's first Citizens Redistricting Commission, which will redraw the state's political map.
President Barack Obama is not a professional college basketball analyst. But you might think otherwise if you visited the front page of espn.com today, where the President's March Madness picks are getting top billing.
The President's Final Four? Kansas, Kentucky, Kansas St. and Villanova. And Obama's picked Kansas to win it all.