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  • AIG tax puts Republicans in sticky fix

     
    by Frank James Congressional Democrats have set something of a trap for their Republican colleagues with the AIG tax proposal meant to capture the money the company controversially paid in bonuses. The conventional Republican position would be to oppose...
  • George W. Bush's book: 'The Decider'

     
    by Mark Silva Former President George W. Bush, who once famously called himself "The Decider," is writing a book about decisions, our colleagues at the L.A. Times note today. "I want people to understand the environment in which I was......
  • Obama's Republican road show

     
    by Mark Silva Before President Barack Obama steps on to the Tonight Show stage with Jay Leno - and Garth Brooks - today, he will step on to a "Town Hall'' stage in Los Angeles with Arnold Schwarzenegger, governor of......
  • "Two...Men," "Big Bang:" On CBS Forever

     
    TV's most successful show? (Certainly one of the most enduring.) Network's just wrapped a deal with producers of "Two and a Half Men" and "The Big Bang Theory" to keep both shows on the air through 3012. What's that,......
  • Obama's social secretary: 'Lady Luck'

     
    by Mike Dorning Desiree Rogers once made millionaires of a lucky few everyday people. Now she plans to give Americans dinner invitations to the White House. Rogers, a svelte, stylish Chicago business executive and socialite -- and a former Illinois......
  • Obama's Town Hall: 'A good four years'

     
    by Mark Silva "Now -- and all of you are here. Give yourself a big round of applause.'' Talk show host? No, president of the United States. "It is always good to get out of Washington for a little while,......
  • Marlins Stadium Update No. 151531309

     
    Exactly a month after the Marlins ballpark got caught in limbo when Miami City Commissioners deadlocked in a 2-2 vote on financing for the $515 million venue, the team forged a partnership aimed at helping to jumpstart the project. The......
  • Rep. King drops EFCA support, cites economic crisis

     
    Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) says he ???does not intend to support??? the Employee Free Choice Act backed by labor unions as a way to make it easier for them to organize new members. He notes in a statement that......
  • Obama: American Idol, Special Olympics

     
    by Mark Silva It's easy, despite the many, many minutes that President Barack Obama spent with the Tonight Show's Jay Leno in discussion of the economy and the culture of greed that enabled the excesses of Wall Street, to focus......
  • Marlins Stadium Update No. 868,686

     
    The historic compact the Marlins struck with the NAACP and Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce on Friday to ensure 15 percent of stadium construction and operation contracts go to black-owned businesses was rescinded Tuesday. The team, NAACP and chamber made...
  • Fly in stimulus ointment? Palm Beach County

     
    By Aaron Deslatte, Tallahassee Bureau Gov. Charlie Crist signed the paperwork Tuesday to officially certify to Washington that Florida would tap the federal stimulus dollars to plug budget holes and try to create jobs. The certification was done on the......