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  • $800 billion stimulus buys what? This

    by Janet Hook with Noam N. Levey, Jim Puzzanghera, Richard Simon and Jim Tankersley. . With Congress moving toward passage of an $800-billion-plus economic stimulus plan, big government is back. Unabashed. With a vengeance. The stimulus is bigger than the...
  • Foreign registration of BP rig factored in explosion

    by Tom Hamburger and Kim Geiger The Deepwater Horizon oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico was built in South Korea. It was operated by a Swiss company under contract to a British oil firm. Primary responsibility for...

    Gulf oil spill: BP safety record blasted by House panel

    The safety records of oil giant BP and the government agency charged with overseeing offshore drilling drew sharp criticism at a Wednesday morning House hearing on the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill. "Many of the elements of this tragedy...

    Metrolink balked at safety upgrade's cost

    Metrolink balked at safety upgrade's cost
    The head of Metrolink warned Congress a year ago that proposals to require updated safety devices on trains would involve "substantial cost" and urged lawmakers to give railroads "flexibility" in choosing and implementing the new systems. The testimony...

    'The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works' by Henry Waxman with Joshua Green

    'The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works' by Henry Waxman with Joshua Green
    Pretty faces and promising careers tend to flash across our local political firmament with the frequency of shooting stars -- and with about as much effect. But for more than two decades, the most consequential elected official in Southern California...