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Senator Chuck Grassley, R-IA. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Senator Wants Obama to Explain Visa Mishap in Boston Bomb Case

A top Republican senator asked the Obama administration Thursday to explain how a student from Kazakhstan charged with trying to help get rid of evidence for one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects managed to enter the country without a valid student visa.


File photo of Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Grassley: Marathon Bombing Raises Immigration Questions

The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee says the events in Boston make clear the importance of understanding gaps and loopholes in the U.S. immigration system.


File photo of former Ariz. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Giffords Ad Urges Support For Background Checks On Gun Purchases

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases in a new television ad that is to begin airing Tuesday in Arizona and Iowa.