A still image from video released Saturday (May 7, 2011) by the US Department of Defense shows Osama bin Laden. The video was obtained during the raid on bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
President Obama decided last week that post-mortem photos of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden would not be released because they might pose a national security risk. They could be used as "an incitement to additional violence or as a propaganda tool," he told CBS News' 60 Minutes.
Where are all the gung-ho Republican candidates for the 2012 presidential election?
The last time the racetrack looked like this and the GOP was up against an incumbent Democrat, it was 1995. Bill Clinton was in the White House. But by this mid-May point in the election cycle, a roster of Republicans was already champing at the bit to run against him. And eight of them had announced their intentions to run — Bob Dole, Phil Gramm, Arlen Specter, Lamar Alexander, Pat Buchanan, Richard Lugar, Bob Dornan and Alan Keyes.