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  • Ex-AIG execs smacked down by Congress

     
    Code Pink protesters give former AIG CEO Martin Sullivan piece of their mind. (Photo by Alex Wong, Getty Images.) by Frank James Yesterday it was Lehman Brothers, the bankrupt investment bank, that got the congressional autopsy treatment. Today it...
  • Bureaucrat binge costs billions

    Bureaucrat binge costs billions
    The government shutdown is a bridge way too far, but I hate to admit that the right-wing Republican caucus sometimes has a point. Just take a look at what bureaucrats get up to on their equivalent of New Year's Eve. It's as wild and crazy a moment for...

    Stricter regulations proposed in wake of San Bruno gas pipeline explosion

     
    Standing at the crater that marks ground zero of the gas pipeline explosion that devastated the community of San Bruno earlier this month, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco) on Monday announced legislation that would mandate stricter regulations of...

    Congressional leaders reach agreement on pipeline safety

     
    House and Senate leaders on Thursday reached agreement on tougher safety rules for the nation’s vast network of pipelines in the wake of a spate of incidents including a deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno last year that killed eight people and...

    Explosion fears: House OKs pipeline safety bill; Senate up next

     
    A pipeline safety bill that gained momentum after a spate of incidents around the country, including last year's deadly explosion in Northern California, cleared the House with unusual speed on Monday. The pipeline safety bill was expected to move quickly...