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  • The Two-Way street: Swamp says, 'Hey'

     
    by Mark Silva A blog was born today. It weighed in at about seven inches -- 226 words, actually -- and at an undetermined number of pounds. It's hard to weigh words on the Internet. Its name is The Two-Way.......
  • Hofstra Law dean on a list for US Supreme Court?

     
    Over the weekend, NPR's Nina Totenberg named as a longshot U.S. Supreme Court prospect Nora Demleitner, dean at Hofstra Law School, who is a former clerk to Justice Samuel Alito. As a Democrat she testified for his confirmation. The......
  • Republicans, Obama soften court debate

     
    by Mark Silva Just as Republican leaders attempt to soften the party's criticism for Judge Sonia Sotomayor's widely critiqued comment about the wisdom of a Latino woman, relative to that of a white man, the White House is attempting to......
  • 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......
  • Radio, radio: Mayo, Wallman on The Florida Roundup today

     
    I have the pleasure to fill in as host of The Florida Roundup at noon today on WLRN (91.3 FM), the local NPR affiliate. If you've never heard the show, it's one of the best hours of airtime for local......
  • 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......