Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
House Speaker Calls For Session On Congressional Map
Republican Speaker Bill Batchelder is calling the Ohio House back into session today to vote on a new congressional map that Republicans say addresses the concerns of Democrats threatening a ballot challenge.
Democrats have started circulating petitions for a possible referendum on the map they call unfair.
A spokesman for the Republican House Caucus said last night it was still unclear if there were enough votes to pass the new map.
Legislation set to be unveiled ahead of the floor vote will include details of the new map as well, as a provision returning to one primary election in 2012. The Presidential and Congressional primaries were pushed from March to June because of delays in finalizing Congressional districts.
The Senate has been told to “stand by” for the House vote.