Mr Grimm told reporter: 'I'll break you in half. Like a boy'
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Thursday 27 December 2012
Prospects of a deal to pull the American economy back from the "fiscal cliff" appeared dimmer than ever tonight after the Democratic leader of the Senate admitted that attempts to agree an alternative to the automatic tax and spending changes due to kick in next month were likely to fail.
Sunday 23 December 2012
NRA's LaPierre unrepentant despite condemnation of his pro-gun speech
Thursday 20 December 2012
A man in Missouri faces assault charges for allegedly drawing a weapon outside a barber shop and shooting at another customer after an argument about the Sandy Hook massacre.
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Now is not a good time to admit this, but when I went to Washington as correspondent in 1997, I had two ambitions. The first was to become proficient in Spanish – for demographic reasons that are even more obvious now than they were then – the second was to learn to shoot.
Monday 17 December 2012
First, there's self-defence. Then the high principle of states trusting their citizens
Thursday 29 November 2012
The Commerce Department said today that growth in the third quarter was significantly better than the 2 percent rate estimated a month ago
Friday 02 November 2012
Romney has promised to do two things on his first day in office – and there are plenty of jobs to fill
Thursday 18 October 2012
Chelsea Clinton has hinted that she may run for political office in the US while refusing to rule out a challenge for the presidency.
Monday 08 October 2012
Hot on the heels of the first televised debate of the US Presidential election came a contest that political followers of both sides wanted to see: Bill O'Reilly take on Jon Stewart.
Sunday 30 September 2012
In TV interview, candidate's wife admits her fears if he should win White House race
Sunday 03 June 2012
A cardiologist with no acting experience might not usually be a theatre director's first choice for a key role. But when John Collins was looking for someone to portray the father of the title character in an enactment of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby, he went straight to the real-life dad of the actor playing Gatsby.
Wednesday 30 May 2012
Bob Dylan, who once wrote that "even the president of the United States sometimes must have to stand naked", has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Barack Obama.
Saturday 21 April 2012
After clutching his cards close to his chest for weeks, George Osborne showed his hand yesterday. What the Chancellor revealed was a $15bn (£10bn) cheque for the International Monetary Fund.
Saturday 14 April 2012
A dozen US Secret Service agents sent to Colombia to provide security for President Barack Obama at an international summit have been relieved of duty over alleged misconduct.
Thursday 05 April 2012
The reek of rhetorical gunpowder hung over Washington last night as Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama abruptly hurled themselves into the 2012 battle for the White House regardless of the lingering presence of other rivals for the Republican Party nomination.
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