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KickingTiresA bipartisan group of U.S. senators last week introduced a bill that would prohibit rental-car companies from renting or selling vehicles with an open manufacturer's recall. The legislation, the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013,...
KickingTiresCurrently, there's no law mandating rental car agencies fix recalled cars in their fleet. Pressure on the industry to put customers' safety first has been mounting, however, and it looks like an agreement has been reached. USA Today is reporting......
KickingTiresRecent changes to OnStar???s privacy agreements are being called into question by some U.S. senators, according to the Detroit News. Last week, OnStar told its customers that it will continue to record some information about vehicle operations even if...
Spin CycleThe controversial legislation expanding the president's authority to surveil calls and emails without court approval and immunizing telcom providers from lawsuits over past compliance with Bush's requests came up for a cloture vote in the Senate last...
Tags: Upper House, Politics, Steve Israel, Hillary Clinton, Parliament
Spin CycleApparently, there was quite a scrum in the NY delegation yesterday as the pols jostled for position when the cameras of the world focused on Hillary Clinton in the middle of the group, calling for Obama to be nominated by......
Tags: New York, Steve Israel, Hillary Clinton
The Swampby Frank James Sen. Charles Schumer of New York appeared on the CNBC's "Power Lunch" today and described for the audience the doomsday scenario delivered by Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke during their meeting last....
Tags: Ben Bernanke, New York, Federal Reserve
Spin CycleOn the Hill today, most of the action was at the Senate hearing where Paulson and Bernanke testified. Sen. Schumer came up with the idea of the day, asking why Congress couldn't approve something less than $700 billion --......
Tags: Government, Dick Cheney, National Government
Spin CycleIn a piece about the rampant hypocrisy among various Democrats on the subject of Eric Holder and the Marc Rich pardon, Politico makes use of our own Sen. Chuck Schumer. Holder, of course, was the Justice Department official who......
Spin CycleNewsday has posted a little story on what various members of our Congressional delegation have to say about taking a Congressional pay raise. The positions of Sen. Schumer and Sen. Clinton enter the zone of self-parody. A simple, direct......
Tags: New York, Hillary Clinton
Spin CycleToday, Schumer issues multiple press releases and convenes a conference call announcing that he is coming to the rescue of New York's beleaguered localities with a provision in the stimulus package giving them more money for Medicaid -- $100......
Tags: Government, North Carolina, Health, New York, Politics
Spin CycleSen. Schumer, when he was not deciding for the governor who should get NY's share of stimulus money yesterday, was busy negotiating with Citibank on a plan to give bankruptcy judges the power to give homeowners relief from foreclosure......
Spin CycleAppearing at a joint press conference in Albany today, Sen. Schumer said the stimulus could include more than $6 billion in aid for New York schools, and Gov. Paterson said the federal stimulus package could cancel out the need for......
Tags: New York
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