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  • Michelle Obama's box mates tonight

     
    by Frank James The White House earlier today released the names of those who will be in the First Lady's Box during President Barack Obama's speech tonight before a joint session of Congress, his first. Among the guests: a banker,......
  • Gary Locke: Commerce Sec'y nominee

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama today nominated Gary Locke, former governor of Washington, to serve as secretary of commerce. The former two-term Democratic governor who left office in 2005, the nation's first Chinese-American governor when he took...
  • Obama's Northern Trust Mortgage

     
    Chicago's Northern Trust Corp. now under fire for excessive merrymaking after collecting federal TARP money, earlier was under scrutiny for the favorable mortgage terms it granted to now-President Barack Obama when he bought his Hyde Park personal...
  • Bobby Jindal: Mr. Rogers, Kenneth, 2012?

     
    by Mark Silva The morning after President Barack Obama's first big speech to Congress, people seem to be talking as much about the first big national appearance of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, he of the state where they used to......
  • Jindal's out-of-touch gov't-bashing

     
    by Frank James Gov. Bobby Jindal, the Louisiana Republican, did a credible job giving his party's response to President Barack Obama's speech to a joint session of Congress. Delivering the response is always a difficult assignment since the president........
  • Gov. Crist office: Not yet ready to pick McCarty replacement

     
    Gov. Charlie Crist isn't quite ready to pick a replacement for Mary McCarty's spot on the county commission, despite earlier reports that the governor might announce a decision this week. Sterling Ivey, press secretary, said the governor's people were...
  • Will the Stimulus Bill Help Truck Sales?

     
    Now that President Barack Obama has signed the $787 billion stimulus bill, industries across the country are looking at how it might help their flagging businesses. Obviously, the automotive industry is one of those, and PickupTrucks.com asks how the...
  • Obama's automotive history rewrite

     
    by Mark Silva This had to be music to the ears of Detroit: "I believe the nation that invented the automobile cannot walk away from it,'' President Barack Obama said in his address to a joint session of Congress last......
  • McCain on Obama: 'Math doesn't add up'

     
    by Mark Silva The challenge, critics say, remains the gap between rhetoric and action. Sen. John McCain, the Republican rival to President Barack Obama last year, credits the president with "an excellent speech'' before Congress, but complains: "I still...
  • Shore counties get drought disaster okay

     
    Crop losses during last year's drought were sufficient in the northern counties of the Eastern Shore to win a drought disaster declaration from the federal government. Farmers in those counties and those immediately adjacent will be eligible to apply for....
  • Obama's healthcare plan: Tax and fix

     
    by Noam Levey . Making good on populist rhetoric he has employed since he was a candidate, President Obama plans to begin paying for a healthcare overhaul with $634 billion in new taxes on wealthy Americans and cuts in government......