(CBS News) The latest comments on Big Apple Pizza's Yelp page aren't about anchovies.
After President Obama stopped by and received a bear hug from owner Scott Van Nuzer, comments started being posted on the pizza shop's page on Yelp, a site for posting reviews of local businesses. With two 5-star reviews dating back to 2009, Big Apple Pizza's overall rating took a dive with new comments - from people living much further than the Fort Pierce, Fla., pizzeria will likely deliver - awarding 1 out of 5 stars.
The state GOP announced early Saturday morning that Gingrich's campaign had failed to submit the required number of signatures to qualify for the March 6 primary. On Friday it was announced that Texas Gov. Rick Perry had also failed to qualify.
The state's election board requires candidates petitioning for inclusion in the primary to file 10,000 signatures from registered voters, including 400 from each of Virginia's 11 congressional districts.
President Obama announced on Friday that the United States would bring all troops home from Iraq by the end of the year, keeping his 2008 campaign promise to end the nearly nine-year war.
Asked if it was worth it, Antony Blinken, national security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, told reporters "history is going to have to judge."Continue »
With many leading Democrats calling for Anthony Weiner to resign over his controversial twittering of photos to young women, the New York Democrat's hopes that might hold onto his seat - even as he took a temporary leave of absence to receive professional treatment - may have dimmed, as more photos surfaced Sunday.
On Sunday TMZ.com published new photos it had obtained of Weiner took of himself using his Blackberry and a mirror.
CBS News has confirmed through Congressional sources that the backdrop of the pictures - which show Weiner shirtless, in a towel - is the House Members Gym, in the basement of the Rayburn House Office Building. Pictures were taken on the gym floor and in the locker room.
"Person A" appears to reference former staffer Andrew Young, who for a time claimed Edward's illegitimate child as his own; "Person B" is Rielle Hunter, a videographer covering the Edwards campaign with whom the candidate had an extramarital affair, and who gave birth to Edwards' child in February 2008; "Person C" would be heiress Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, a major donor to Edwards' campaign; and "Person D" would be Texas lawyer Fred Baron, who served as Edwards' campaign finance chairman.
The following transcript of President Barack Obama's speech at the memorial service for tornado victims, at Missouri Southern University in Joplin, Mo., Sunday, May 29, 2011, was provided by the White House:
It could also hit private businesses dependent upon tourism at national parks and monuments that will be forced to close.
Shutting down the National Park Service - which draws approximately 800,000 visitors a day at 393 National Parks, monuments and historic sites - would represent a loss of $32 million a day in revenue from admissions/fees and in money going to local economies dependent on the parks for tourism, reports CBS News correspondent Betty Nguyen.Continue »
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., was shot in the head and an aide was killed Saturday when an assailant opened fire in an area where the lawmaker was meeting with constituents, officials said.
Also killed was U.S. District Judge John Roll, the U.S. Marshal for Arizona David Gonzales confirmed. .
A young child approximately 9 years old was also killed, according to a hospital spokesperson.
Giffords is in critical condition from a gunshot to the head, but the spokesperson said he was "about as optimistic as I can get in this situation" that she will recover.
Initial reports by CBS Affiliate KOLD that the Congresswoman was among the fatalities were corrected by her press people, who told KOLD that she is alive but in emergency surgery.
"She is currently in surgery. She is still alive," said Darcy Slaten, Public Affairs, University Medical Center in Tucson.
Hospital spokespeople said Giffords is in critical condition. Eight other patients also at hospital are in critical or serious condition.Continue »
In an interview recorded for broadcast on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday, Biden expressed his frustration with WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange:
"This guy has done things that have damaged and put in jeopardy the lives and occupations of people in other parts of the world. He's made it more difficult for us to conduct our business with our allies and our friends.
The Republican Party may have ridden to leadership in the House thanks in large part to the candidates and supporters of the Tea Party movement, but the incoming freshmen may not be so quick to toe the line.
The latest brush-up between GOP officials and Tea Partiers came after the group Tea Party Patriots announced an orientation meeting for incoming Congressmen, in conjunction with Rep. John Shadegg, R-Ariz.
When the Claremont Institute, a conservative think tank, announced a similar meeting at the same time and reportedly refused to combine their meetings Tea Party Patriots blasted the competing orientation as an effort to "co-opt" reform-minded freshmen.
In a message posted on the website IronMill.com, Jenny Beth Martin of Tea Party Patriots said Claremont's meeting was "coordinated by lobbyists and campaign consultants," and backed by longtime "DC insiders."
What's an upstart, reform-minded political movement to do? Tea Party Patriots published the cell phone numbers and personal e-mail addresses of 95 GOP Representatives and urged its supporters to call Members to complain.
The Labor Department said that the private sector added 159,000 new jobs last month, with an overall net increase in employment of 151,000.
"We have seen four months of private sector job growth above 100,000 which is the first time we have seen this kind of increase in over four years," Mr. Obama said. "Now, that's not good enough unemployment rate is still unacceptably high. And we've got a lot of work to do. This recession caused a great deal of hardship and it put millions of people out of work.
"So in order to repair this damage, in order to create the jobs to meet the large need, we need to accelerate our economic growth so that we're producing jobs at a faster pace.
"Because the fact is, an encouraging jobs report doesn't make a difference if you're still one of the millions of people who are looking for work," he said, "and I won't be satisfied until everybody who's looking for a job can find one.
He promised to keep fighting "for every job, for every new business, for every opportunity to get this economy moving."
According to a CBS News poll last week, three-quarters of likely voters (including 66% of Republicans) said that if the GOP wins control of Congress, the party should compromise some of its positions to get things done.
Nearly as many likely voters (71%) said that President Obama should compromise if his party loses the House. (Seventy-nine percent of Republicans agreed with that idea.)
Yet prior to today's election, the question of how a split-party Congress would accomplish anything was answered by the GOP leadership with two words: No compromise.
Furthermore, many Republican figures have suggested that if there is to be any bipartisan action, it will only come if the president agrees with them. In other words, if nothing is accomplished over the next two years, it will be Mr. Obama's fault.
At least according to the Broadway play "1776." During the contentious debates over the colonies' independence from Great Britain, the delegate from New York repeatedly abstains, courteously, from voting. The president of the Continental Congress is appalled to learn that New York's legislature has never sent instructions on whether to vote yea or nay -- on anything.
"Have you ever been present at a meeting of the New York legislature?" says the delegate, Lewis Morris. "They speak very fast and very loud and nobody pays attention to anybody else, with the result that nothing ever gets done." The more things change . . .
To his credit, after abstaining on the final vote approving the resolution to break away from England, Morris breaks rank and says of the Declaration of Independence, "To hell with New York - I'll sign it anyway." Kumbaya!
Throughout this political season polls have told of unceasing voter anger and frustration with Washington gridlock, and candidate upon candidate has railed against how government needs to be "fixed." That anger is palpable across the political spectrum: A new CBS/New York Times poll shows that eight out of 10 likely voters want new blood in Congress. Republicans and Democrats are generally backing their own parties, but Independents are breaking toward the GOP.
Now the causes for Washington gridlock, and the resulting anger, aren't totally the fault of the party in power. But apart from wagging fingers about how Republican policies "drove us into this ditch in the first place," President Obama and Congressional Democrats have apparently failed in directing voter anger away from themselves and towards the GOP.
Emanuel made the announcement in a video posted Sunday on his website, ChicagoforRahm.com.
The announcement has been expected since Emanuel resigned from President Barack Obama's staff Friday and headed immediately for Chicago.
Before working in the Obama administration, Emanuel served three terms as a Congressman for Chicago's North Side. He also worked as an adviser in the Clinton White House.
Before his tenure in Washington, Emanual worked at the Chicago investment bank Wasserstein Perella, and at Illinois Public Action.
"We need leadership that's tough enough to say no when it needs to be said, and smart enough to know what government should do - and also what it can't do," he says in the video.
Emanuel said in the video that he's launching a listening tour of Chicago's neighborhoods and will visit transit stops, grocery stores and hot dog stands.
One of the challenges facing him in a mayoral run is reconnecting with Chicago voters after his time in Washington.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
In a clip from the Oct. 15, 1998 episode of his old ABC series, "Politically Incorrect," O'Donnell is shown saying "Evolution is a myth."
When Maher challenged her to justify the anti-science statement, O'Donnell says, "Well, then why aren't monkeys still evolving into humans?"
Last week Maher said that he would air more clips of O'Donnell from his old show until she agreed to come onto his HBO series, "Real Time."
"It's like a hostage crisis: Every week you don't show up . . . "
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