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  • DOD lobby led to billions in research

     
    By Euna Lhee When Fran Visco welcomed 1,600 breast cancer researchers and their advocates to Baltimore this week, she was doing more than opening a symposium for scientists. She was celebrating one of the most successful medical lobbying efforts in......
  • McCarthy: Can live with it

     
    Guns have always been Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy's signature issue. She issues a long statement saying, essentially, that she thinks the gun control movement can live with the Supreme Court ruling: ???Although I am disappointed in today???s decision...
  • Silver: Eating pretzels during sex complaint? (Corrected)

     
    Several years ago, Speaker Sheldon Silver's chief counsel Michael Boxley pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an Assembly aide in 2003, which led to disclosure of an earlier, similar incident involving an aide named Elizabeth Crothers. She had complained...
  • Battle over high court heats up

     
    by James Oliphant The just-ended Supreme Court term promises to provide some grist for a long, hot summer of campaigining for John McCain and Barack Obama. Rulings on guns, Guantanamo detaineees, the death penalty, and other incindiary issues have again.....
  • Plame case documents subpoenaed

     
    by Katie Fretland The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed Attorney General Michael Mukasey to turn over documents relating to the leak of CIA agent Valerie Plame's identity -- the case that led to the conviction of former Cheney chief......
  • Pentagon, EPA at odds

     
    By Josh Mitchell and wire reports The Pentagon and the Environmental Protection Agency are mired in a dispute over the pace of environmental cleanups at Maryland's Fort Meade and Fort Detrick, where contamination from fuels and munitions for years seeped....
  • Do voters care about the Supreme Court?

     
    by James Oliphant One point of contention that arose during the annual review of the Supreme Court term conducted by the Federalist Society Tuesday is whether the general public follows the court and in fact considers its makeup when voting......
  • Marlins Stadium Update No. 701,111

     
    The Marlins caught a break today when the new judge in the lawsuit filed by luxury auto dealer Norman Braman agreed to begin the trial next Wednesday, July 9. The trial was supposed to begin today, but had to be......
  • McCain: 'One . . . judge can undo it all'

     
    by James Oliphant Speaking to the National Sheriffs' Association this morning in Indianapolis, John McCain positioned himself as a strong law-and-order candidate, again slamming the Supreme Court for its decision last week to invalidate a Louisiana law...
  • Records sought at McCain advisor's bank

     
    This can't be good for the campaign of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain. The IRS is trying to serve a summons on Swiss bank UBS AG seeking information on U.S. taxpayers who may have used the bank to gin up records to avoid...
  • Spitzer: Another loss in court

     
    A state appellate court dismisses the two remaining counts of Spitzer's suit against Richard Grasso over his huge compensation package. Unless Cuomo appeals and gets the ruling reversed by the Court of Appeals, NY's highest court, this means Spitzer ends....