| Dec 24, 2011
Carrie Fisher has done an excellent job of reinventing herself as ... Carrie Fisher, evolving from ingenue actress and geek pinup to salty, tell-it-like-it-is writer and humorist. And as Just Carrie Fisher she has a lot to say, mostly about her odd but...
| May 12, 2011
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....
| Aug 16, 2011
| 12:58 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2012
Wall Street might have turned its back on Democrats this election, but that's not the case among Maryland investment firms.
The vast majority of contributions to candidates by T. Rowe Price employees went to Democrats. And Democrats were the...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:18 PM
Whoever wins the presidential election in November will confront urgent problems: Should tax cuts scheduled to expire be renewed? Should federal spending be cut to reduce the deficit or would that weaken an already lackluster economy? After one of the...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Corporate-sponsored groups have launched a campaign of litigation in the lower federal courts challenging the legality of the second major piece of President Barack Obama's legislative program, one that received a lot of attention in last week's first...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 3:07 PM
The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.
Dave Ferraro: It was a non-issue to begin with. Legally speaking, they were free and clear of the debt once the bankruptcy was filed. Typical...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Cartoonist Kevin "KAL" Kallaugher's highly-slanted cartoon about the economy got the causes of the ballooning deficit and financial collapse all wrong (June 3).
The second panel should have shown Bush giving the Democratic-controlled Congress in 2007...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 6:00 AM
All too often, I hear that President Barack Obama inherited this economic mess that we're in right now. Let's get the story straight for a change. He helped create this mess. In 2005, President Bush tried to push legislation through Congress to place...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Presidential second terms have a bad name. The traditional view is that presidents are stuck with first-term leftovers on their plates and a calendar that calls on them to get any legislation through Congress in the first 18 to 24 months. After that,...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:15 PM
There can be unseemly exposure of the mind as well as of the body, as the progressive mind is exposed in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a creature of the labyrinthine Dodd-Frank legislation. Judicial dismantling of the CFPB would affirm the...