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The New Jersey legislative committee investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures is scheduled to hear testimony Tuesday from William “Pat” Schuber, a commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and an appointee of Gov. Chris Christie (R ).
You can watch live video of the testimony here. Things were scheduled to get underway at 10 a.m. ET:
In a remarkably frank statement issued on Friday, the National Rifle Association said that gun activists in Texas had "crossed the line from enthusiasm to downright foolishness" with their demonstrations at fast food restaurants.
The parents of Daniel Somers, an Iraq war veteran who committed suicide last year, appeared on CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin's program on Friday, where Baldwin asked them to read portions of the suicide note written by their son. Howard Somers' recitation of his son's words left Baldwin momentarily speechless -- an unusually quiet and emotional moment on cable news.
Federal prosecutors in Boston on Friday unsealed an indictment against a man they say spent time with the Tsarnaev brothers just hours after last year's Boston Marathon bombing, but who allegedly had no involvement in the plot itself.