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  • Health-care voting time: Battle lines

     
    by Mark Silva As the Senate Finance Committee sets out to vote today on a health-care overhaul which supporters say will offer heatlh insurance to millions of more Americans -- with the Congressional Budget Office setting the cost at about......
  • White House vs FOX News: War in review

     
    by Mark Silva and updated After a week at "war'' with the FOX News Channel, the White House maintained today that it really isn't too concerned about what FOX says about the administration - and also gave new, high-level......
  • Citigroup's (bailed out) lobbying army

     
    by Mark Silva Finally, the taxpayers have an army of federally financed lobbyists of their own looking out for -- uh, the banks. Citigroup Inc., which has yet to repay $45 billion in federal bailout assistance, has more lobbyists than......
  • Consumer Reports' Most and Least Reliable Cars

     
    Earlier we wrote about automakers??? overall rankings in Consumer Reports??? annual survey. Now, we???re tackling which models ranked highest and lowest among the 1.4 million vehicles surveyed. The big winner is Ford, and it???s not because they had the...
  • Consumer Reports' Top 10 Automakers

     
    Today, Consumer Reports released the results of its annual car reliability survey, which includes more than 1.4 million vehicles. This is one of the most important publications of the year for consumers interested in a car???s reliability. There were few....
  • Consumer Reports Tests Faulty Fisker Karma

     
    Pop star Justin Bieber and actor Ashton Kutcher may love their Fisker Karmas, but the love just isn't there for Consumer Reports. The organization paid $107,850 for Fisker's plug-in hybrid car, but it broke down right after they began testing......
  • Today???s News From the Cars.com Family

     
    A reader wants to hear about full-sized SUVs with backseats that fold flat, and Ask.cars.com does the talking. Then, PickupTrucks.com has a story on the full-size half-ton pickups recommended by Consumer Reports. Finally, MotherProof.com has one of its...
  • Cars.com News Briefs: March 13, 2012

     
    Here's what we have our eye on today: Federal officials are expanding their Ford investigation of stuck throttles, The Detroit News reports. The original probe included 360,000 2005-'06 Ford Taurus sedans and 14 consumer complaints. Detached cruise-...
  • 2010 Chevy Camaro Vs. Drive-Thru

     
    The guys over at Consumer Reports have found a bit of a drawback to the new Chevy Camaro. All that cool design work has led to a car that doesn???t handle the drive-through well. Consumer Reports??? auto blogger Jim Travers......
  • Are diners looking for value or deals?

     
    One interesting thing to come out of of my post on dining trends for 2010 a few days ago was that another restaurant consultant jumped into the fray. My finger hovered over the delete button because it felt like spam......
  • Senate climate bill moving without GOP

     
    by Jim Tankersley Democrats on a key Senate committee bypassed a Republican boycott and this morning approved a sweeping plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions, a move meant to reassure other nations as the world prepares for global warming treaty......