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  • Obama to inherit 'broken government'

     
    (Photo illustration from the Center for Public Integrity "Broken Government" project.) by Frank James It's bad enough President-elect Barack Obama will assume office amid the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression and two wars. But the non-...
  • Obama's anti-smoking health nominee

     
    by Mark Silva Barack Obama's own personal battle with tobacco is somewhat well known - he has confessed to falling off the no-smoking wagon from time to time. The nation's battle with tobacco is another matter. Now the president-elect has......
  • Stimulus: STD funding?

     
    The Republicans seem to be making a cottage industry out of finding stuff Democrats put in the economic stimulus bill that doesn't sound like it has anything to do with stimulating the economy. It's gotten so popular that Drudge is......
  • Paterson: November is apparently inoperative...

     
    Paterson finally has a statement out on the deficit reduction plan. It includes raising SUNY tuition, delaying STAR payments, increasing health insurance fees and assessments, using money won in litigation settlements, and transferring extra money from...
  • Justice Ginsburg has pancreatic cancer

     
    by Frank James Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the only woman on the Supreme Court, was hospitalized for pancreatic cancer surgery, the court said in a statement today. In its statement, the court said Ginsburg, 75, "had surgery for an apparently......
  • Stimulus: $900 billion and growing

     
    by Mark Silva $900 billion and climbing. The economic stimulus package has clocked in with a new price tag in the Senate - more than $900 billion - with the addition of tax breaks for car-buyers and medical research. It......
  • Impact of stimulus to be felt in stages

     
    by James Oliphant and Janet Hook Just about anyone connected with the $789 billion economic stimulus bill has agreed that it won't begin to fix the nation's broken economy over night. But just how soon can Americans begin to feel......
  • Stimulus: Signed

     
    Obama signs the stimulus bill after a ceremony in Denver that features a solar panel entrepreneur who says his business and industry will be revolutionized by the package. Obama presents it as a great leap into the future that will......
  • Marlins, Heat, Panthers promote Tobacco Free Florida Week

     
    Those public service announcements by local athletes in which they say they don???t chew, dip or smoke, are having an impact. So much so that Gov. Charlie Crist proclaimed this week ???Tobacco Free Florida Week.??? In an unusual display of......
  • Sebelius: HHS secretary with a mission

     
    by Noam N. Levey President Barack Obama said today that he will nominate Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to head the Department of Health and Human Services, tapping a Washington outsider for the senior health post in his Cabinet as he......
  • Obama rescinding stem-cell research ban

     
    by Mark Silva One of former President George W. Bush's first big acts before the terrorism of 9/11 and the wars that followed - announced in a nationally televised address from his ranch in Texas - was his ban against......