Political Headlines May 29, 2013: NYC’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Gun Control HQ Mailed Ricin Laced Letters

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

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NYC’s Mayor Bloomberg, Gun Control HQ Targeted in Ricin Mailings

Source: ABC News Radio, 5-29-13

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New York City police say two verbally poisonous letters sent to Mayor Michael Bloomberg contained traces of actual poision: ricin. The author of the letters, police say, targeted Bloomberg because of his support for gun control measures….READ MORE

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Political Headlines May 29, 2013: White House Hosts First-Ever Hispanic Business Leaders Forum

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

White House Hosts First-Ever Hispanic Business Leaders Forum

Source: ABC News Radio, 5-29-13

The White House, in conjunction with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, hosted the country’s top Hispanic business leaders on Wednesday for the first-ever “Hispanic Business Leaders Forum” to discuss jobs and economic topics, specifically the role Latino communities play in the economy….READ MORE

Political Headlines May 29, 2013: Michele Bachmann: I’m quitting my House seat in 2014 — Won’t Seek Re-election Next Year

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Michele Bachmann: I’m quitting my House seat in 2014

Source: NBCNews.com, 5-29-13

Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann, who last year ran for the Republican presidential nomination, announced on Wednesday that she will stand down from her seat in the U.S….READ MORE

Bachmann Won’t Seek Re-election Next Year

Source: NYT, 5-29-13 

Representative Michele Bachmann, the Minnesota Republican who ran for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, announced that she would not seek a fifth term in Congress….READ MORE

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