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NEWS BRIEFS: National News

BY MELISSA SIEGLER Staff Writer   Attorney General Eric Holder resigns On Thursday, September 25, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that he will be resigning from his position after six years with the Obama administration. Fox News reported that Holder…

NEWS BRIEFS: National news

BY JEAN-MARIE BRALLEY Concern that ISIS terrorists could enter the US There is a “real and serious threat” that ISIS terrorists could enter the United States, said Kenneth Palinkas, president of the National Citizenship and Immigration Services Council, in a…

Obama has delayed action on immigration

BY JEAN-MARIE BRALLEY President Obama will not act on immigration until after the mid-term elections in November, said White House officials Saturday. They said this decision was made in an effort to avoid politicizing the immigration issue and causing potential…

Gay marriage ban upheld in Louisiana

BYJEAN-MARIE BRALLEY Louisiana’s gay marriage ban was upheld Sept. 3 by U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman. This ruling was the first of its kind after more than 20 states overturned their gay marriage bans.  Feldman also ruled that Louisiana does…