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  • 10 for Wednesday: Tim Not-so-terrific?

     
    Tim Geithner's big bailout plan was big, but reaction was "brutally negative" as markets dipped and pundits and legislators shook their heads over the lack of specifics. Wall Street executives (don't laugh) are going on an "image offensive" to......
  • Obama's fun 'family photos' at G-20

     
    by Mark Silva How much fun can one have at a G-20 summit? President Barack Obama, by all appearances, would appear to be getting along famously with some of his counterparts. First there was that good meeting with the Russian......
  • Anti-health reformer's dubious past

     
    by Frank James Watch cable television a stretch and you may see a commercial featuring a thin, bald-headed man inveighing against President Barack Obama's health-care reform plan and congressional Democrats' determination to fund it. Turns out Rick Scott,...
  • Brookhaven supervisor special: WFP in the field

     
    The Working Families Party received $72,000 for field operations in the effort by Democrat Mark Lesko to become Brookhaven supervisor in today's special elections, campaign filings showed. WFP reportedly has had more than 30 operatives in the field for......
  • Brookhaven GOP seeks delay in counting absentees

     
    Brookhaven Republicans have gone to court to keep the Suffolk Board of Elections from counting the more than 2,000 absentee ballots in Tuesday's special supervisor election until the recount takes place. Jesse Garcia, Brookhaven chairman, said the party...
  • In NY race, a test for Obama?

     
    by James Oliphant LAKE PLACID, NY-- On a rain-spitting Sunday in Lake Placid, the faux-Alpine ski town famous for the United States' victory in hockey over the Soviet Union during the 1980 Winter Olympics, Jim Tedisco was fanning the......
  • G-20 show-stoppers: Only the French

     
    by Mark Silva If President Barack Obama is looking for respect at the G-20 summit in London this week - and most Americans say they expect he'll get it -- the French president may help him along with a threatened......
  • Obama's iPod: Queen Elizabeth plugs in

     
    by Mark Silva What does one give the Queen? If one is President Barack Obama, paying a formal visit with the first lady to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, as the Obamas did today, one gives her majesty: --......
  • Obama China-bound later this year

     
    by Christi Parsons and Mark Silva President Barack Obama, traveling across Europe this week from London to Turkey, is picking up more foreign engagements down the road. Obama already announced today in London that he will accept Russian President Dmitry.....
  • Geithner: 'Look at what (we've) done'

     
    by Mark Silva Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has gone to London for the G-20 summit, and so has ABC News' Charlie Gibson -- which tends to mean that an interview cannot be far behind. "The president said today, 'Let's not......
  • Michelle Obama eclipsing president?

     
    by Mark Silva Lest words such as eclipse and overshadow creep into the conversation, Michelle Obama's arrival in Europe does raise the question of which Obama is capturing more of the attention of Europeans eager to embrace a new image......