| Jul 11, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Political scientist Louis Brownlow once famously lauded Franklin D. Roosevelt's advisors' "passion for anonymity." Gone are the days.
Today's Washington operatives more closely resemble Norma Desmond in "Sunset Blvd." — characters consumed by...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Of course, it's always nice when one of Connecticut's billionaires is getting lots of national attention, and in this case it's our richest resident: Stephen A. Cohen.
Cohen is a denizen of Greenwich and founder of SAC Capital Advisors, one of the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Many years ago, I convinced the now-shuttered Chicago Daily News to send me from Chicago to Washington to join the paper's D.C. bureau.
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:41 PM
In a victory for Hollywood's anti-piracy efforts, the trade group representing the major studios has won a legal fight against Hotfile, one of the largest file sharing sites on the Internet.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:30 AM
BEIJING -- Motion Picture Assn. of America chairman Chris Dodd believes opportunities are growing at a furious pace for Hollywood in China and the whole dynamic of the world's second biggest film market is changing rapidly.
The MPAA chief, who took on...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:47 AM
WASHINGTON -- It's been five years since the onset of the financial crisis -- the rescue of Bear Stearns in March 2008 -- and we still don't know whether the financial system is safe. In a recent speech, Daniel Tarullo, the Federal Reserve's point man...
| May 1, 2013
| 11:15 AM
I am not a fan of former President George W. Bush, but I must comment on the hatchet job that was The Sun's editorial about the opening of the Bush library in Dallas ("Misoverestimating Bush," April 28).
During the last two years of Mr. Bush's...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:30 AM
I am writing response to the letter writer who stated that the policy of forcing banks to give loans to people who could not afford them was pushed by Rep. Barney Frank and Sen. Chris Dodd ("Stop blaming Bush," May 1).
The housing bubble burst in 2006-...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:35 PM
It came as little surprise to most political observers in Florida that the Tampa Bay Times didn't endorse U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV in his bid for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination, giving its nod to former U.S. Rep. Dave Weldon of Indialantic instead....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Prominent Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) excoriated Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) over his style and role on the financial services committee. Frank is supporting Sherman's rival for a San Fernando Valley congressional seat, Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 9:39 PM
The Weinstein Co. has cut some profanity from the documentary "Bully," earning the film a PG-13 rating....