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  • Re-signing Mark Buehrle sure looks good now

    Some rules, like records, are made to be broken. Thank goodness that Jerry Reinsdorf didn't let one of his unwritten ones get in the way of his baseball franchise a few years back. Reinsdorf is a strong believer in limiting ownership's risk by not...
  • Throw the bums out!

    It's baseball season, finally, so you know what that means—a hard-fought, months-long competition to see who can win the title of Most Grandstanding Politician, ready to butt the federal government's nose into places it has no business sniffing. There...
  • Quotes about the Mitchell report

    George MitchellLead investigator "Everyone involved in baseball over the past two decades -- commissioners, club officials, the players' association and players -- shares to some extent the responsibility for the Steroids Era." Bud SeligBaseball...
  • Storm clouds brewing for bailout plan?

     
    by James Oliphant It's still too early to tell, but is bipartisan support for the Paulson Plan eroding? Tuesday's Senate Banking Committee hearing kicked off with strong words from the ranking Republican on the panel, Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama.......
  • Bailout: Global warming on Wall Street

     
    by William Neikirk The $700 billion bank bailout reminds me of global warming. Certainly the consequences of each are dire. But you wouldn't know the real impact if you took pre-emptive action that proved to be successful. If you cure......
  • Will Dems get a brake-free Senate?

     
    by Frank James One of the biggest question marks right now about what will happen on Election Day is whether Democrats will gain a filibuster-proof Senate by reaching 60 votes. The filibuster, of course, is the way that the Senate......
  • Roberts: Let's give everyone a tax holiday!

     
    Republicans continue to give Geithner a hard time at his Finance Committee confirmation hearing. Olympia Snowe asks about his failure to effectively regulate credit swap derivatives, and his role in allow Lehman Brothers to fail. Jim Bunning says he......
  • Jim Bunning puts foot in mouth, then apologizes

     
    Former Phillie Jim Bunning publicly anticipated Saturday that Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Cornell '54) would be dead within the year from pancreatic cancer. Then he apologized, which seems appropriate. (A donation would be a nice touch, Senator.) Regardless,...
  • Ron Paul's son also rises to run: Senate

     
    by Mark Silva First there was Ron Paul, the Republican congressman from Texas who gave his party fits during a presidential campaign in which only the Democrats were supposed to be critical of the Bush administration. Now there is the......
  • Stop redlining small businesses, U.S. bank regulators tell lenders

     
    Federal banking regulators are trying a new push to encourage banks to make small-business loans. In a joint statement issued Friday, the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and other agencies sought to ease banks’ concern about being...
  • Republican senator foils unemployment benefits. House Democrats block jobs bill. Call it gridlock.

     
    Jim Bunning used to be a hero. In fact he's in the Baseball Hall of Fame -- only the second pitcher in history to get 1,000 strikeouts and 100 wins in both the American (Detroit Tigers) and National (Philadelphia Phillies)......