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  • The best anti-obesity policies

    Today, professors Brownell and Campos discuss the best practices in stemming the expansion of the national waistline. Yesterday, they pondered the government's rationale for intervening on the issue, and Monday, they attempted to define the parameters...
  • The unfairness of a Fairness Doctrine

    That the Democrats are keen to crack down on conservative talk radio -- crack down on free speech they don't like, that is -- is now impossible to deny. Two approaches are being contemplated. The one getting the most attention involves creating a new...
  • Monday's Democratic National Convention schedule

    Monday, Aug. 25: ONE NATION Session begins at 3 p.m. Mountain Time, which is 2 p.m. Pacific and 5 p.m. Eastern. 3 p.m - 7 p.m. Call to Order The Honorable Howard Dean Chair, Democratic National Committee Former Governor of Vermont Invocation The...
  • Money mess 'greatest own goal in history'

     
    Arsenal's Cesc Fabregas, at center, looks on as Hull City's Paul McShane, second from left, scores an own goal during their English Premier League soccer match at Arsenal's Emirates stadium in London, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008. Hull City won......
  • Obama puts Moran, Pfeiffer in key jobs

     
    by Christi Parsons Ellen Moran, executive director of EMILY's List, will join Barack Obama's White House as director of communications. And Dan Pfeiffer, a key Obama communications strategist and sopkesman, will serve as deputy director of communications....
  • Stimulus: $900 billion and growing

     
    by Mark Silva $900 billion and climbing. The economic stimulus package has clocked in with a new price tag in the Senate - more than $900 billion - with the addition of tax breaks for car-buyers and medical research. It......
  • Senate says deal, House says hold on

     
    by James Oliphant and Richard Simon, and updated Senate leaders said today that negotiators have struck a deal on a final version of a sweeping economic recovery package. If true, the bill could be sent to the president for his......
  • Staffers scramble to finish stimulus bill

     
    by James Oliphant and Richard Simon Congressional staffers worked overnight putting the finishing touches on the sprawling compromise stimulus bill that Democrats hope can be passed and signed into law by President's Day. House and Senate Democratic...
  • Southern conservatives like their pork

     
    by Frank James Taxpayers for Common Sense has e-mailed reporters its database of earmarks in the omnibus $420 billion spending bill currently being debated in the Senate and here's one conclusion to draw from it: Republican senators from the South......
  • Unionizing battle heats up on Capitol Hill

     
    Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 10, 2009, following a news conference to announce the introduction of the Employee Free Choice Act and restoring American rights in the workplace. (AP Photo/Susan.......
  • Swine flu cases double in U.S.: 40

     
    by Mark Silva and updated The numbers are small, but today they have doubled, with the Centers for Disease Control confirming 20 additional cases of swine flu in New York City, doubling the national count of infections to 40. The......