Death Penalty for 9/11 Suspects; 1 in 5 U.S Residents will be Immigrants by 2050

By The News Feb 12, 2008

Pew Center Report Makes 2050 Projections A recently released Pew Center report has stated that by the year 2050 nearly one in every five U.S. residents will be an immigrant. Chicago Tribune Lawsuit Against new NYC Campaign Finance Law Stating Racial Bias The NYC Campaign Finance Law which aims to diminish the influence of special interests in city campaigns hopes to reduce the amount of money that lobbyists and the real estate industry provide for city candidates. In a lawsuit, lobbyists are claiming that this severely impacts minority candidates who are more likely to turn to business interests for donations. NY Times Pentagon Seeks Death Penalty for 9/11 Suspects The Pentagon announced Monday that it was seeking the death penalty against suspected 9/11 mastermind, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and five other men. The charges are expected to ignite more controversy over the 9/11 commission’s legitimacy and the admissibility of evidence obtained through contested interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding. LA Times Hopes for Obama in Md., Va., and D.C. Barack Obama is counting on winning the "Potomac primaries" to gain ground over Hillary Clinton. Polls showed that Obama has significant leads in both Maryland and Virginia primary races.