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  • U.S.-Middle East 'follow through:' Obama

     
    by Mark Silva The United States will have to "follow through'' on its demands of Israel and the Palestinians in the pursuit of Middle East peace if the two sides are to take the U.S. broker seriously, President Barack Obama......
  • Hummer Purchase Raises Eyebrows in China

     
    GM???s announcement that it will sell Hummer to an obscure Chinese machinery company called Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Co. is raising a lot of eyebrows in China. Tengzhong Heavy Industrial is only four years old and employs just 4,800......
  • Sebelius' healthcare: 'This is not a trick'

     
    by Mark Silva Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of Health and Human Services, says this of the Obama administration's goals for healthcare reform: "This is not a trick.'' She is speaking, in an interview airing this morning on National Public Radio's Morning.....
  • Obama's smoking: 'How difficult to break'

     
    by Mark Silva "I know how difficult it can be to break this habit,'' President Barack Obama said today, as he signed a bill handing the federal government regulatory power over tobacco as a drug. Judging from various interviews and......
  • On Jeff Sessions: 'Tell Me More'

     
    by Mark Silva J. Gerald Hebert, a former senior trial attorney in the Civil Rights division of the Department of Justice, was one of the voices who derailed Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III in his bid for a federal judgeship in......
  • Bin Laden's son killed: U.S. intelligence

     
    by Greg Miller U.S. intelligence agencies believe that Osama Bin Laden's son and potential heir in the Al Qaeda organization was killed earlier this year by a Predator missile strike in Pakistan. Saad Bin Laden has been portrayed as the......
  • Emanuel: GOP 'honest' about Waterloo

     
    by Mark Silva The House will press forward with healthcare legislation this month, despite the Senate putting the brakes on any bill until September, Rahm Emanuel, White House chief of staff and a former House leader, said in an interview......
  • Obama: Critics 'stop scaring everybody'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, carrying his appeal for public support for healthcare reform today to two long-Republican-voting states which supported his election, spelled out a series of measures intended to protect consumers against abuses by...
  • Grassley: 'On the edge' of a Senate deal

     
    by Mark Silva and updated As Democratic and Republican leaders of the Senate seek an agreement on the framework of healthcare reform, Republican Sen. Charles Grassley, ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, says they are "on the edge" of......
  • Aaron Schock: Michelle Obama is 'buff'

     
    by Mark Silva Rep. Aaron Schock, the freshman representative from Peoria, Ill., and youngest of member of Congress who has gained some renown for his looks as well, faces the following question on national radio: "Whether you felt in your......
  • Silver Palate Cookbook author dies

     
    Sheila Lukins, the author of the Silver Palate Cookbook and many others, has died of brain cancer at age 66. Thanks to John McIntyre for sending me the link to the NPR story.......