Bulletin Today | PoliticsBy Jim Kuhnhenn of The Associated Press LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Assertive even as he preached humility, President Barack Obama vowed to confront Republicans on the budget deficit and urged Democrats on Thursday to stick with him on guns and immigration. He scorned a GOP plan to avoid imminent across-the-board spending cuts, declaring flatly “we’re on the right side of this argument.” In an address meant to motivate House Democrats during their annual retreat, Obama cast his overarching agenda as …
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News RoundupsTSA stands by officers after pat-down of 95-year-old woman in Florida. The cancer patient was forced to remove her adult diaper during a screening a couple of weeks ago at the Northwest Florida Regional Airport, according to her daughter.
News RoundupsUpdate: New York legalizes same-sex marriage in late Friday vote. Newly-married New Yorkers will see their lives change significantly – legally and financially. But for those older couples who don’t live in the six states recognizing gay marriage, planning is still essential. P.M. Notes: Peter Falk, right, dies at 83. TV’s Lt. Columbo, who reportedly suffered from dementia, died Thursday at his home in Beverly Hills.
News RoundupsDangerous heat wave continues: Five people have died from heat-related deaths as scorching weather continues to grip the East Coast, officials say. The victims were at least 60 and all had pre-existing medical conditions – making them the most vulnerable in extreme weather.