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  • The Virginia Way, Part 6: Giving gifts, and gaining influence?

    The Virginia Way, Part 6: Giving gifts, and gaining influence?
    Gifts have taken Virginia legislators far afield in recent years — to the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, to Paris and even to Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan. The last two were courtesy of Virginia Uranium, which has been working...
  • Powerful U.S. pro-Israel lobby holds fire as Iran deadline looms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As the United States and other powers negotiate down to the wire on a nuclear deal with Iran, one voice has been unusually quiet - the main pro-Israel lobby in Washington. Israel deeply distrusts the attempt to reach a deal at...
  • Gruber flap reopens not-so-old wounds

    I understand we've turned the page to the next controversy -- Obama's unconstitutional immigration pander -- but I'd like to dwell a little longer on the previous travesty. Obama administration health-care consultant Jonathan Gruber was discovered to...
  • In London, red foxes are plentiful and right at home

    In London, red foxes are plentiful and right at home
    My dog and I were crestfallen. In the early-morning chill, the fox lay lifeless on the sidewalk in front of us, her thick, honey-colored fur damp with rain, her golden-brown eyes staring blankly at the road, where she'd presumably been hit by a vehicle....
  • Teachers union, advocates protest and ask CPS to act on costly borrowing

     Teachers union, advocates protest and ask CPS to act on costly borrowing
    Nearly 50 people gathered at Chicago City Hall on Thursday calling for city and school officials to try to recoup money spent on costly school borrowing deals. Some demonstrators were eventually removed by police. The Chicago Teachers Union and other...
  • Capitol Caldron: Hot Summer Of '91 Gave Birth To Income Tax

    Capitol Caldron: Hot Summer Of '91 Gave Birth To Income Tax
    It was a blisteringly hot summer in 1991, and Connecticut residents were steamed that a budget crisis meant closing many state parks on the Fourth of July. The parks were collateral damage in an epic struggle between Gov. Lowell P. Weicker and the...
  • Lobbyist fined but Sen. Lara denies he was influenced by debt

    Lobbyist fined but Sen. Lara denies he was influenced by debt
    A state ethics panel voted Thursday to impose $5,000 in fines on Capitol lobbyist and campaign consultant Richie Ross for putting two legislators under personal obligation to him by not collecting campaign consulting fees they owed. Under a deal with...
  • Comfort and joy at Florida resorts

    Comfort and joy at Florida resorts
    Want to have yourself a merry little Christmas at a Florida resort? No worries: Florida properties are ready for the holiday season with majestic Christmas trees, special decorations and themed activities and attractions. Here are some to check out:...
  • Jay Leno Pulls Out of Sports Gun Show Amid Pressure From Newtown Group

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Entertainer Jay Leno dropped out of a planned appearance before the National Shooting Sports Foundation after a number of anti-gun violence groups called for the former "Tonight Show" host to cancel the gig. The Newtown Action...
  • Broward Sheriff's Office honors fallen personnel

    Broward Sheriff's Office honors fallen personnel
    Red roses for Teri Rein didn't come from her husband on their ninth wedding anniversary Thursday. Instead, they came from Broward Sheriff Scott Israel and Fire Chief Anthony Stravino who presented the relatives of fallen law enforcement, detention and...
  • 'Wild' Premiere: Not Just For Women, 'It's a Film About Tough People' and Approved By Bruce Dern

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - For Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern and the woman Witherspoon portrays in "Wild," writer Cheryl Strayed, Wednesday night's Los Angeles premiere of the film was more than just a glitzy industry event; it was a family affair....