February 17, 2013

GOP Foe of Hagel’s Nomination Says Let Vote Go On

President Barack Obama's pick to be defense secretary is unsuited to head the Pentagon, but Republican senators should stop stalling the nomination and allow a vote on Chuck Hagel, a leading opponent said Sunday.


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February 16, 2013

Oscar Pistorius Case: Reeva Steenkamp TV Show Defended

A South African TV channel has defended its decision to air a reality show featuring Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend of athlete Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of her murder.


February 16, 2013

New Gun Laws Still A Touchy Subject In Congress

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon speaks with Sen. Dick Durbin about the prospects for gun control legislation. The Illinois Democrat chaired a Senate hearing on the issue of gun violence, but the congressional debate remains contentious.


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February 15, 2013

Jackson Jr., Wife Charged in Campaign Funds Probe

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was charged Friday with scheming to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal expenses. His wife was charged with filing false income tax forms.


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