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A profile of editorial cartoonist Gary Varvel, The Olasky Interview, the 35th anniversary of televised House proceedings
Today’s news and a conversation with Gary Varvel, editorial cartoonist for the Indianapolis Star, plus: WORLD News Group’s Marvin Olasky interviews biographer Stephen Mansfield, the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN airing broadcasts of House of Representatives hearings, and more.
Crimea: Russia has officially taken Crimea from Ukraine. After signing the papers, Putin said the annexation was the result of a fair vote.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: A new report finds Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could put taxpayers on the hook again.
Contraception: Leading up to a March 25th hearing at the Supreme Court, Oklahoma Republican James Lankford and Texas Democrat Eddie Bernice Johnson have offered their opinions on whether the Christian owners of Hobby Lobby should have to provide contraceptive drugs.
Infomercial king: Kevin Trudeau has been sentenced to 10 years in prison following a fraud conviction over his “miracle” weight loss book.
Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that U.S stocks closed up Tuesday, along with foreign markets as fears about a wider conflict in Ukraine diminished.
A profile of editorial cartoonist Gary Varvel
Gary Varvel is a syndicated editorial cartoonist for the Indianapolis Star. His cartoons can be viewed online here.
The Olasky Interview: A conversation with biographer Stephen Mansfield
Stephen Mansfield is the author of More Than Dates and Dead People: Recovering a Christian View of History (Cumberland House, 2000), The Character and Greatness of Winston Churchill (Cumberland House, 2004), and Lincoln's Battle with God (Thomas Nelson, 2012). He has also written The Faith of George W. Bush (Tarcher, 2004) and The Faith of Barack Obama (Thomas Nelson, 2011).
The 35th anniversary of televised proceedings of the U.S. House
The U.S. House of Representatives began airing on C-SPAN on March 19, 1979.