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  • Why no GM treatment for Wall Street?

     
    by Frank James Some observers are noticing what they believe is disparate treatment between the way Rick Wagoner, GM's CEO, is being shown the door by the White House and the Obama Administration's seemingly more tolerant stance towards the financial-...
  • What GM, Chrysler Bailouts Mean to Consumers

     
    Later this morning, President Barack Obama will speak about the government???s role in restructuring GM and Chrysler. At midnight last night, the administration released a number of statements about the future of both companies. Here is what we???ve...
  • Tobacco regulation approved by House

     
    by Rebecca Cole The House today voted to give the Food and Drug Administration unprecedented powers to regulate the tobacco industry, after years of crusading by anti-smoking groups for the government to exert more control. The measure would allow the.......
  • Census: Minorities count, but how?

     
    by Mark Silva The man set to take charge of the 2010 Census, a University of Michigan professor who has worked at the great national headcount before, has supported the idea of statistical sampling to offset actual undercounts of minorities.......
  • Obama condemns N.K. missile launch

     
    by Christi Parsons PRAGUE -- President Barack Obama, condemning North Korea's missile launch, today called for a strong international response to deter future advancement of its nuclear program. "They, I think, have taken a provocative action,'' Obama...
  • Sports and the economy: building venues?

     
    The IMG World Congress of Sports, held in Miami for the first time this year, got underway Wednesday morning with a panel discussion on the impact of the economy on professional sports. Sports leaders from NASCAR CEO Brian France to......
  • Obama, 'foreigner' in not-so-foreign land

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is "the foreigner,'' he had to remind himself in London today, when he started calling on some of the "foreigners'' in the assembled press corps. "Actually, I'm the foreigner. That's why I smiled,'' the......
  • Cherry blossom special: Hold these truths

     
    by Mark Silva We spent some time this weekend not thinking about budgets or deficits or bailouts or Congress or the G-20 or NATO or the European Union or anything even close to political. We went looking at flowers -......
  • Obama, unlike Bush, seeks UN rights seat

     
    by Frank James In yet another rebuke of the Bush era, the Obama Administration is seeking a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council. The decision is controversial because the HRC is seen by the Israel lobby in the......
  • G-20: $1 trillion and 'a new world order'

     
    By Christi Parsons and Mark Silva LONDON - The world's economic powers are offering $1 trillion in aid for struggling economies, with official communiqu??s and promises of "a new world order'' starting to roll out of the G-20 summit today:......
  • Obama's Eurography: France = Texas

     
    by Mark Silva The British press are having no end of fun with the portrayal of their homeland - "slightly smaller than Oregon'' - by the White House of the arriving American president who celebrated the British prime minister's visit......