Former Los Angeles police officer, Christopher Dorner, is believed dead following a weeklong search for him. He is the suspect in several murders believed to have been performed as revenge against the Los Angeles Police Department and its employees. Dorner, a black man, complained of racism within the department.
The rate of partner-to-partner violence dropped 64 percent between 1994 and 2010, a Justice Department report has found. The trend, almost unnoticed, stems from a broad shift in attitude toward domestic violence.
Rubio reaches for water during his State of the Union response Tuesday, but in the wake of the gaffe, the Florida senator has been displaying at least one critical political skill: good damage control.