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  • New York state: New hotbed of corruption after latest arrest?

    New York state: New hotbed of corruption after latest arrest?
    Chicago and its home state of Illinois may have a reputation for corruption in politics, with its long list of governors, aldermen and even a mayor who have been tossed in jail. But some are wondering whether the Empire State is now giving the Land of...
  • The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues

    The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues
    The food and beverage industry has made some major moves in recent days in the struggle over super-sweet products. Major cereal-makers Nestle and General Mills pledged to cut sugar and salt content in children's breakfast cereals abroad, while soda and...
  • Governor's brother disagrees on some election issues

    Gov. Martin O'Malley's brother has apparently split with the governor on two election issues, backing a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate and signing a petition to put the state's same-sex marriage law on the November ballot. Patrick O'Malley...
  • An NYC-style sugary-soda ban in D.C.?

    An NYC-style sugary-soda ban in D.C.?
    Several Washington, D.C., lawmakers say they're considering a ban on large sugary drinks mirroring the one recently approved by the New York City Board of Health. District of Columbia Councilwoman Mary M. Cheh said on Twitter that she is "open to...
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  • For Murdoch, media has often been about friends and influence

     
    In 1996, the teenage son of a prominent political figure in Washington, D.C., got suspended from his tony prep school. Not wanting to see himself, his family or his boss embarrassed by his son’s actions, the father scrambled to keep......
  • Morning Fix: Kids and Hollywood hustles! Janet Jackson on 'X Factor'?

     
    Kids who want to be stars in Hollywood may learn some hard lessons. Silicon Valley is invading Madison Avenue. MSNBC has a new star -- Ed Schultz....
  • L.A. mayoral hopeful Wendy Greuel wins backing of Emily's List

     
    Los Angeles mayoral hopeful Wendy Greuel announced the backing of Emily's List....
  • Naked Ambition

     
    Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player? 1) Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia), who compared GOP presidential tactics to those of segregationist Alabama Gov. George Wallace. 2) Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who said Barack Obama...
  • NYC's Chris Quinn: Caroline Kennedy news "exciting"

     
    Now the phone lines are fully burning. With Gov. David A. Paterson having said he chatted with Caroline Kennedy about the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by Secretary of State designee Hillary Rodham Clinton, Christine Quinn, Democratic speaker......
  • Barack Obama: 'Urban president,' office

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is "the urban president,'' a first in modern times, schooled in New York City, trained in community organization in Chicago, resident of the South Side. And now he has a director of urban affairs.......