This week Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum got their Secret Service code names: Romney is "Javelin," Santorum is "Petrus." Presidents have been getting code names back to Harry Truman, who was called "General." Ian Chillag and Mike Danforth of the podcast How To Do Everything look into how these code names are assigned.
Democrats and Republicans in Virginia are at odds over the value of investigating the state Senator Phil Puckett, who resigned last month to take a job at a state tobacco commission — and turned the Senate over to Republicans.
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