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  • The big lie: The IRS will hire 16,500 new agents to enforce the insurance mandate in the new health-care reform law

     
    How many times lately have you heard a variation on this alarming claim?Newt Gingrich (on Fox News' "Hannity" show, Tuesday): One of the things in the health bill is 16,000 additional IRS agents. Now I think the average American doesn't......
  • Update on Nevada's embattled Sen. John Ensign

     
    Our apologies to Nevada’s junior senator: The Ticket has neglected him for far too long. (At the very least, we last left him with a lovely haiku.) 2010 has not been kind to Sen. John Ensign, the once-ascendant Republican whose......
  • Goldman Sachs: Key executive accepts some responsibility for meltdown

     
    A top Goldman Sachs executive on Tuesday accepted a share of responsibility for his firm’s actions that may have led to the financial meltdown. After more than six hours of testimony and sharp questioning by a bipartisan Senate investigations panel,.......
  • Goldman Sachs: Senators seek responsibility for financial meltdown

     
    After listening to three hours of sometimes contentious, often mind-numbingly technical questions and answers, Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) went directly to a question on the mind of many Americans: “Do you believe Goldman’s actions contributed to the...
  • Ensign hangs on despite scandal

     
    The senator, at a hearing last month. (Getty/Chip Somodevilla) by Lisa Mascaro After delivering a floor speech against the financial overhaul bill last week, Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) walked out of the Capitol into the spring sunshine and spoke......
  • Wanted: more nonstop flights to Washington

     
    It's easy to find a nonstop flight from LAX to just about any major city in the U.S. -- except Washington. Thanks to a 44-year-old prohibition designed to help the then-fledgling Dulles International Airport, transcontinental flights aren't allowed into...
  • Thursday's Republican National Convention schedule

    A schedule of speeches and program activities for Thursday's Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn.: Program starts at 4 p.m. PT. 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. PT --Speakers: Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma; Erik Paulsen; Jay Love; Charlie Summers; Aaron...
  • Senator: Affair Was Mistake, But Not "Legally Wrong"

    Senator: Affair Was Mistake, But Not "Legally Wrong"
    FERNLEY, Nev. -- Nevada Sen. John Ensign says his affair with a friend's wife was different from former President Bill Clinton's affair because Clinton committed a felony when he lied about it to a grand jury. The Nevada Republican told The Associated...
  • Senate Republicans girding for losses

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. John Ensign of Nevada is captain of the Republican Party's campaigns for the Senate in November. The grim captain sees a best-case scenario: Three overboard. David Cook of the Christian Science Monitor reports today on a......
  • GOPers behind in 'other' election race

     
    Beneath McCain-Obama, red party blues...
  • Chuck chimes in to champion cheaper charity work

     
    Days after Newsday reported that charities were having a hard time keeping and recruiting volunteers due in part to the rising gas prices, Sen. Charles Schumer called for tax relief for volunteers. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and John Ensign (R- NV) announced......