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  • Obama -- half billion reasons he's ahead

     
    by Paul West Any day now, Barack Obama will become the first candidate to rake in more than half a billion dollars. Money matters in elections, as John McCain was painfully reminded when he tried to watch pro football on......
  • Pelosi: Stimulus by Presidents' Day

     
    by Mark Silva How much pressure will there be on Congress to enact an economic stimulus plan swiftly? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says there will be no congressional recess for the Presidents' Day holiday if they haven't finished work by......
  • Treasury: Trillion-plus economic plan

     
    by Jim Puzzanghera and Maura Reynolds Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner this morning unveiled the Obama administration's $1.5-to-$2 trillion plan for stabilizing the nation's malfunctioning financial markets, including a public-private partnership to...
  • McManus: Obama's less-is-more agenda

    President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday, the first of his second term, won't be long remembered. It didn't offer much in the way of new ideas. It was short on memorable lines — except, perhaps, his demand for congressional action on gun...
  • House Dems don't like #PaLottery privatization, have no idea what to do about it.

     
    House Democrats gathered on the steps of the Main Rotunda this morning to loudly denounce the Corbett administration's plan to let a company from England (where they talk funny and play the wrong kind of football) take over the day-to-day......
  • State lawmakers vet Lottery privatization proposal.

     
    The senior executives of the British-based company poised to take over the day-to-day management of the Pennsylvania Lottery say they have a simple plan to get more people playing to scratch-off and numbers games that underwrite services for the state&#...
  • Michael Hiltzik: The privatization of UC

     
    Attacking the University of California is a perennial political sport -- who can forget that Ronald Reagan's heckling of Berkeley students was as important in launching his conservative political career as was the support of General Electric Co.? But the....
  • Paris prepares for major zoo renovation, to be finished in 2014 (no elephants included)

     
    PARIS — For a zoo, it's a quiet and lonely place. Among the few remaining residents of Paris' main animal park are the giraffes -- whose long necks make travel inconvenient -- and a hippo who was permitted to stay......
  • More postal matters

     
    From "Testimony of Chairman Ruth Goldway, Postal Regulatory Commission (.pdf) Before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight And Government Reform Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service and the District of Columbia, November 5,...
  • Mike Thomas: Far-right lunatic!

     
    Thought I'd share this with the class. Got this e-mail, which was copied to everyone in the state of Florida. I couldn't resist a response. Which provoked a response.    Subject: First they came for the children.  The children will in some ca...
  • Senate leader pushes private prisons

     
    By John Kennedy The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida Republicans are taking on a major Democratic ally with legislation that would weaken the state’s largest teachers’ union, but now the Senate’s top budget writer is als...