TRNS Interview: Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth

CHARLOTTE- In an interview with TRNS at the Democratic National Convention, Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.) claimed that Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s welfare attacks are racially motivated.

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Hoyer: Republican Border Efforts “Useless”

“What we do today will be useless. A show. A form without substance. A pretense,” the Minority Whip said.

Obama: “We Tortured Some Folks”

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“We tortured some folks,” Obama said during a press conference at the White House. “We did things that are contrary to our values.”

Obama Condemns Hamas, Calls For Release Of Israeli Soldier

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“If they are serious about resolving the situation, that soldier should be unconditionally released as soon as possible.”

Gaza Receiving Only 11% Of Needed Electricity

An Israeli strike took out the territory’s sole power plant.

WHO Head: Ebola Outbreak Worse Than Anticipated

“This outbreak is moving faster than our efforts to control it,” Dr Margaret Chan, WHO’s Director General said.

Harsh Anti-Gay Laws Overturned by Ugandan Court

Demonstrators rally against anti-gay legislation introduced by the Ugandan parliament in 2009. The bill was signed into law today. November 19, 2009. Flickr photo: Kaytee Riek

The Anti-Homosexuality act was deemed unconstitutional in a major ruling Friday.