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  • He once was blind but now he sees

     
    Excerpts from Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult by Mike Lofgren, who retired in June after having served 16 years as a staff member on the Republican House and Senate Budget Committees: To......
  • MPAA's Chris Dodd names new executive team

     
    Putting his stamp on the Motion Picture Assn. of America, former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd announced several top level appointments to Hollywood's chief lobbying organization....
  • House GOP already walking away from debt-ceiling deal

     
    House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) has trouble not only cutting deals on behalf of his restive caucus but also getting his members to abide by them. That's because the "tea party" wing of his party seems much more eager......
  • Bank of America Halts Foreclosure Sales In 50 States

    Bank of America Halts Foreclosure Sales In 50 States
    WASHINGTON -- Potential flaws in foreclosure documents are threatening to throw the real estate industry into a full-blown crisis, as Bank of America on Friday became the first bank to stop sales of foreclosed homes in all 50 states. The move, along with...
  • Proposal could double Hollywood films screened in China

    Proposal could double Hollywood films screened in China
    Hollywood's chief lobbying arm and federal trade officials are laying the groundwork for negotiations with China that could substantially increase the number of American films allowed in the country -- a long-sought goal of the major studios....
  • MPAA chief urges China's film market to widen its door

    MPAA chief urges China's film market to widen its door
    In a bid to open doors in China, Hollywood's new chief lobbyist simultaneously prodded and praised the country's creative community during his keynote speech at the Shanghai International Film Festival. At Monday's event, Motion Picture Assn. of...
  • Former U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd

    Former U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd
    The Courant asked several key political figures how Sept. 11 unfolded for them. Former U.S. Christopher Dodd gave this account via written statement: My memories of Sept. 11 and the days that followed are of powerfully mixed emotions. Our first daughter,...
  • Book review: 'When the World Calls' by Stanley Meisler

    Book review: 'When the World Calls' by Stanley Meisler
    The surprising thing about the Peace Corps is that the institution still exists. After being formed by President John F. Kennedy on the fly in March 1961, it has endured Congressional challenges, internal political crises, skeptical Third World receptions...
  • "When the World Calls: The Inside Story of the Peace Corps and its First Fifty Years" by Stanley Meisler

    The surprising thing about the Peace Corps is that the institution still exists. After being formed by President John F. Kennedy on the fly in March 1961, it has endured Congressional challenges, internal political crises, skeptical Third World receptions...
  • President chides banks, taps anger over Wall Street

    President chides banks, taps anger over Wall Street
    President Barack Obama launched an onslaught against banks and Republicans on Thursday for working to block financial reform, using a populist tone amid public anger over Wall Street practices. Obama, a Democrat who is fighting for re-election in 2012...
  • Clinton, Obama campaigns rushed Indiana primary petitions in 2008

    Clinton, Obama campaigns rushed Indiana primary petitions in 2008
    The fabricated petitions that The Tribune and Howey Politics Indiana have uncovered were the product of a petitioning process that has confounded campaigns over and over again. The fake signatures uncovered during our investigation of 2008 primary...