Caught at the border
1| Radical Imam tried to enter U.S.
The details: Said Jaziri was caught sneaking into the U.S. from Mexico. Jaziri, a radical Islamic cleric who once issued a death sentence for the Danish cartoonist who drew pictures of the prophet Mohammed, had paid $5,000 to be smuggled in a car's trunk.
The details: A police officer complained to Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., during a town hall about his 2 percent raise. Christie’s reply: “You’re getting a paycheck. And there are 9 percent of the people in the state of New Jersey who are not.”
The details: President Obama signaled on Friday that he was at least open to "tweaking" Obamacare, giving Republicans an opening as they begin stripping out its most onerous provisions and preparing for a future set of replacement reforms.
The details: Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., proposed $500 billion in cuts from the fiscal 2011 budget, providing serious options for cutting spending that go far beyond the toothless spending freeze that President Obama suggested in his State of the Union address.