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Archive for March, 2012

Chronicle of Michele Bachmann’s 2012 campaign for reelection to a fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives.

The American soldier accused of massacring 16 civilians, including nine children and three women, in southern Afghanistan was a 38-year-old staff sergeant, married, with two children, who enlisted in the Army soon after the terrorist attacks of September 11 and did three combat tours in Iraq before arriving in Afghanistan in December 2011.

Mar 6th, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul said On CBS News’ “Face the Nation” that an apology by talk radio host Rush Limbaugh to Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke for calling her a “slut” and a “prostitute” was not sincere, and was made only because it best served Limbaugh.

Summary: Monthly report of U.S. military deaths in the Afghanistan war, compiled from U.S. Department of Defense news releases and