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The district staffer shown embracing and kissing married Rep. Vance McAllister (R-LA) in a video published Monday was reimbursed $300 for "headquarter cleaning" in November, the Washington Post reported Tuesday.
In his visit to the White House on Tuesday, David Ortiz walked up to the podium and snapped a seemingly candid photo with host President Barack Obama, who feted the Boston Red Sox for their 2013 World Series title.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that aggregate limits on campaign donations violate the First Amendment.
The 5-4 majority decision, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, held that overall limits on contributions "do not further the permissible government interest in preventing quid pro quo corruption or the appearance of such corruption," according to SCOTUSblog.
In its wall-to-wall coverage of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, CNN has raised the possibility of the supernatural, blackholes, and North Korea; it has interviewed a psychic, tried but failed to rent its own 777 jet, and finally settled on a flight simulator it is using to "search" for the plane.