| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:58 AM
President Barack Obama is initiating an "Insourcing American Jobs" dialogue with top business leaders. The latter are always looking for tax breaks and special benefits, and this could quickly degenerate into pleas for special treatment — whereas...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"In the Treasury we do not speak of tons of silver. Our unit is the troy ounce."
That was the response from some bureaucrat when Leslie Groves, the man who oversaw the Manhattan Project, sought thousands of tons of silver to be turned into electrical...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Was that a State of the Union address or was it President Barack Obama's first big campaign speech of 2012? It certainly sounded like the latter, but given the state of Washington, what else could we expect? His opening lines, a tribute to the soldiers...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 1:41 AM
President Obama's State of the Union speech to Congress last night focused largely on jobs, taxes and income inequality, but it had plenty of red meat in it for those concerned about energy and the environment.
He vowed to continue to push for "clean...
| Jan 25, 2012
Ever have the sense a political statement wasn't all-true?
As our digital ambassador Colonel Tribune shared links to our coverage and "live-tweeted" President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, PolitiFact provided real-time fact...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 4:43 PM
The State Bond Commission granted final approval to spend $291 million for Jackson Laboratory to construct a new building and create 300 new bioscience jobs on the University of Connecticut Health Center campus in Farmington.
The commission voted 8 to...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Rick Santorum's assertion that President Barack Obama's agenda is not about the quality of life or jobs but "some phony ideal. Some phony theology" may not be an appropriate characterization of his religious views. However, it is an accurate description...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 9:30 PM
I am extremely disappointed in how you reported President Obama's visit to Corona del Mar last week ("Obama visit rattles CdM," Feb. 17). I opened up the Daily Pilot the following day to see only signs supporting him on a full-front cover picture. This is...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Why don't you tell your readers the truth for a change? According to The Sun, evil GOP candidates are using super PACs to "raise and spend unlimited amounts of cash on their behalf" ("In the presidential campaign, money talks," Feb. 23).
Why don't you...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:41 PM
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said today he hopes a short-term agreement to avoid a federal shutdown and fund disaster relief “creates a new spirit of cooperation” between Democrats who control the Senate and Republicans who run the House.
| Oct 3, 2011
| 12:13 AM
It might not seem to be a bright investment right now, after weeks of seemingly endless clouds and rain, but solar panels are popping up on rooftops all over Maryland.
With government help in the form of tax credits and grants, companies making equipment...