Eric Lach

Eric Lach is a reporter for TPM. From 2010 to 2011, he was a news writer in charge of the website?s front page. He has previously written for The Daily,, GlobalPost and other publications. He can be reached at

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Tom Tancredo will no longer need to depend on the whims of Fox News schedulers for opportunities to spout off on immigrants and terrorism. The inflammatory former Republican Congressman, fresh off a surprisingly close loss as a third-party candidate in Colorado's gubernatorial race, is getting his own radio show: 'Tea Party Radio with Tom Tancredo.'

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1|| Strong winds and rain pummeled the Israeli coast this week. In the city of Ashkelon, a storm was strong enough to liberate a 1,700-year-old statue of a woman from the ground where she had been buried for hundreds of years. A resident found the statue, a headless and armless marble figure, while walking near the shore after the storm, the Associated Press reports. A mosaic floor of what is thought to be a Roman bathhouse was also found.

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In response to a federal judge's ruling that part of the new health care law is unconstitutional, incoming House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) has called on the President and Attorney General Eric Holder to speed up the process and get the case quickly to the Supreme Court. In a statement, Cantor lauded the ruling as a "clear affirmation that President Obama's health care law is unconstitutional."

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