Ricin suspect Paul Kevin Curtis said, after his release: 'I thought they said rice.' Curtis's attorney says her client was framed. Federal investigators are looking into potential enemies.
Online sales tax has growing bipartisan support among the nation’s governors, Francis writes, many of whom are strapped for tax revenues.
The US Senate failing to pass gun control is a sign that rural, older, white America occupies one land; younger, urban, increasingly non-white America lives in another, Reich writes.
While gun control proponents may have conceded defeat in the Senate, they insist the war isn’t over. President Obama himself said he saw the defeat as just Round 1.
The failure of the Senate to pass even gun control measures that had overwhelming public support signals that the clout of the gun lobby is powerful enough to block reform on Capitol Hill.