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  • Where's the $25 Billion for Efficient Cars?

     
    As President Barack Obama tries to ease the domestic auto crisis, a government-backed plan to help develop a greener U.S. auto industry has failed to launch, the New York Times reports. A $25 billion loan program run by the Department......
  • Bipartisan disease on Capitol Hill: Rhetorical fantasy

     
    The hard and complex realities of President Barack Obama's purportedly paradigm-shifting budget plan seems to have the effect of sending some leading lawmakers fleeing on the road to verbal fantasy. In this LA Times report, we get this: House......
  • Nassau-Albany Dem nexus: Ickes role, Suozzi hope

     
    As William Cunningham's four-month tour of state duty ends, the name Harold Ickes draws mention as a Paterson adviser. Ickes (in photo), the former Clinton White House chief of staff in charge of trying to prod super-delegates to Hillary's......
  • Biden, Durbin: 'Serious' jobs in Chicago

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama maintains that his $787-billion economic stimulus will create or save 3.5 million jobs. They've found 250 in Chicago. "Serious'' jobs. The $16 billion provided by the stimulus bill for weatherization projects is...
  • Iran has enough nuke material for bomb

     
    by Julian E. Barnes The nation's top military officer said Sunday that Iran has enough nuclear material to make a bomb, but Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Tehran was not close to building a weapon. Adm. Michael G. Mullen,......
  • Obama's Marine One secrets in Iran?

     
    U.S. President Barack Obama and family arrive from Chicago aboard Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House February 16, 2009. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images) by Frank James A Pittsburgh TV station is reporting that a......
  • Obama worries charities

     
    by Frank James Peter Orszag, the Obama Administration's Office of Management and Budget director, defends the White House proposal to reduce the tax savings the wealthy get from their itemized deductions, a proposed change charities fear would harm...
  • Rahm Emanuel inside the bubble

     
    by Frank James It's no longer Rahmbo. It's Rahm 2.0, the kinder, gentler Rahm Emanuel. At least that's what the New York Times tells us. Emanuel, President Barack Obama's White House chief of staff, is no longer standing on tables......
  • Emanuel on earmarks: 'Last-year's biz'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, demanding honesty in budgeting and forbidding "earmarks'' for individual congressmen in the bills he is seeking, is likely to sign a multibillion-dollar spending bill which critics contend is riddled with now-...
  • Obama: Bulls, courtside, cutting deficit

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, wearing a black collarless shirt and slacks with a collared black jacket, left the White House tonight for a night of bigtime basketball in downtown Washington. The presidential motorcade reached the...
  • Michelle Obama sleeveless at 1600 Penn

     
    by Mark Silva There comes a time when all the fashion and popular magazines' obsessions with the arms of the first lady become, well, secondary to the White House's own portrayal of the sleeveless new occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.......