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  • Webliography: The WWHHD (What Would Hillary Have Done?) question and the idea that Clinton should replace Joe Biden on the 2012 ticket

     
    Updated with more links and pull quotes Wool-gathering here after the Bears' victory, wondering if Hillary Clinton would have been a much different president than Barack Obama and whether it might be smart for Obama to ask her to tap......
  • Politico: Supercommittee behind the scenes

     
    Pat Toomey's supercommittee proposal received initial support from Democrat U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, according to a lengthy behind the scenes recap of the supercommittee negotiations by DC-insider publication Politico. Also, in case you missed it, Morning...
  • Consumer Confidential: Ticketmaster refund, Lipitor probe

     
    Here's your fool-to-cry Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --If you bought a ticket through Ticketmaster between October 1999 and October of this year, you're due for some cash -- $1.50, to be precise. Because of a......
  • When bipartisanship is bad

     
    Democratic and Republican leaders were gushing last week about the “bipartisanship” behind their deal to extend the payroll tax holiday through the end of 2012. The chairmen of the House-Senate conference committee that cut the deal,...
  • Orrin Hatch: Obama's traded the hard hat for a 'hipster fedora'

     
    In a Feb. 29 speech on the floor of the Senate, Orrin Hatch said: "President Obama has traded in the hard hat and lunch bucket category of the Democratic Party for a hipster fedora and a double-skim latte." Which got us thinking: What kind of hat could...
  • The Young Turks’ Cenk Uygur on “fake neutrality” in TV news

     
    Though the official general election season is still months away, your television is likely overrun with incendiary ads and partisan discourse that drive you nuts. But before you turn on that “news” program that makes you feel so much better,...
  • Federal report on stent procedures finds potential fraud

    Federal report on stent procedures finds potential fraud
    While Dr. Mark Midei was allegedly implanting unnecessary cardiac stents in hundreds of patients at a Towson hospital, stent manufacturer Abbott Laboratories was paying for crab and barbecue feasts at his Monkton home and building a business strategy...
  • Horses May Soon Be Slaughtered For Meat In U.S.

    Horses May Soon Be Slaughtered For Meat In U.S.
    WASHINGTON, DC -- Congress has lifted a 5-year-old ban on the slaughter of horses for meat, a move supported by ranchers and also, surprisingly, by some animal rights activists. At issue is a ban, first enacted in 2006, that prevented the U.S. Department...
  • Casey, Schwartz named to payroll tax committee

    Casey, Schwartz named to payroll tax committee
    Ending weeks of partisan gridlock -- the norm these days for Capitol Hill -- House Republicans agreed Thursday to a two-month extension of a tax cut for working Americans with the stipulation that Senate Democrats agree to appoint conferees to negotiate...
  • Talking With Harold Pollack on Medicaid and Obamacare

    Talking With Harold Pollack on Medicaid and Obamacare
    Here’s basically what happened: I was at a 4th of July party well on my way to having a great time, when I somehow found myself in an argument about Medicaid and the Medicaid expansion in health care reform with a few young doctors who I felt had...
  • Agreement on payroll tax cut length, not pay fors

    Agreement on payroll tax cut length, not pay fors
    Calling it a "partial step forward," Republicans and Democrats agreed Wednesday morning that the payroll tax cuts for American workers need to be extended through all of 2012, yet put off how to pay for it until future meetings. Pennsylvania U.S. Sen....