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  • Geithner call for more power not new

     
    by Frank James Financial crises may result in the destruction of wealth and the dreams of many private citizens. But they're like fertilizer for the federal government, cultivating new agencies and employees meant to address the weaknesses in the overall....
  • Obama: 'We will recover from recession'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who hopes to use a prime-time press conference tonight to promote both his administration's solutions for the recession and the new budget that he proposes, will call the $3.55-trillion spending plan part of the......
  • Innocent AIG exec: We were betrayed

     
    by Frank James Political controversies often leave human wreckage along the wayside and so it is with the AIG bonuses firestorm. Jake DeSantis, who just resigned as am official in AIG's financial-products unit which is blamed for effectively making the......
  • Jindal: Obama's failure a 'gotcha game'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama's "failure'' equals the Republican Party's "success:'' Increasingly, some of the GOP's leading voices are annunciating a calculus that attaches their party's fortunes in the midterm and presidential...
  • Quickie Review: Obama on "Tonight"

     
    Perfect score. (AP) Is there any politician in the solar system as skillful or as talented on TV as Barack Obama? We've already cleared up the answer to that question here on earth - there isn't - but maybe......
  • Skelos hints a bum-rush budget is an April Fool's errand

     
    State Senate Republicans may throw a wrench in Democrats??? plans to quickly pass a new state budget before the April 1 start of the fiscal year. Senate Minority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) said Monday night that Republicans would......
  • B'khaven GOP assails Dems' use of Spota in mailer

     
    From Rick Brand, the latest on the runup to the hard-fought March 31 special election for supervisor in Brookhaven: Republicans have gone on the attack, claiming Democrats are using Democratic District Attorney Thomas Spota in a mailing after earlier........
  • Bobby Jindal at-bat against Obama (II)

     
    by Mark Silva Bobby Jindal: Take Two. The young Republican governor of Louisiana, whose Republican Party response to President Barack Obama's speech to a joint session of Congress was widely panned - even likened to the work of Mister Rogers......
  • Bishop boycotting Obama at Notre Dame

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with statement and response. Count one guest out at the commencement address which President Barack Obama plans to deliver at Notre Dame this spring: The Roman Catholic bishop whose diocese includes the University of Notre......
  • Obama to astronaut: 'Fashion statement'

     
    by Mark Silva The president placed a long-distance phone call today - to the International Space Station - with the help of some school-kids who had some pretty good questions. The Washington, D.C.-area middle-schoolers joined President Barack Obama in...
  • Obama Auto Team Now Hiring

     
    Well, at least we know he???s going to create four new jobs. President Barack Obama???s auto team ??? tasked with the rather daunting job of saving the American auto industry, or not ??? has put out an email to Wall......