Shorter Question Everything
• Senator Dick Durbin (D- Ill.): [I have] five words for [critics] to reflect on: Iraqi weapons on mass destruction. We were told by every level of government here that there were Iraqi weapons of mass destruction that justified a war. The invasion of the united states. We are still searching for those weapons. They didn’t exist. Thousands of Americans lost their lives. We could have a hearing on that if you like.
• Hillary Faces Down The Angry Men. From simpleton Ron Johnson to delusional Rand Paul, GOP senators swung at the Secretary of State and hit themselves.
In other news
• Scientists who created a mutant bird flu virus will resume the controversial research after taking a year-long break amid fears the bug would escape the lab or fall into terrorist hands.
• Pentagon sources report that Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta is lifting the military’s ban on women in combat, opening more than 230,000 jobs once held by exclusively by servicemen. Women serving in our Armed Forces have long been frustrated with those restrictions, which often limit their access to military leadership roles—and the pay and benefits that come with them.
• The White House said Wednesday that it would move forward with the nomination of Gen. John R. Allen as the top NATO commander now that he has been cleared of wrongdoing in connection with a series of e-mails with a Florida socialite.