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Meet Nathan Fletcher, candidate for mayor of San Diego. He will lose, at least if the polls are right. But he has raised a minor stir through a video posted online a few days back. In it, he explains his decision to leave the Republican Party and...
Remember the "Gang of 14"? That was the bipartisan group of senators who six years ago agreed not to filibuster judicial nominees except under "extraordinary circumstances." Well, looks like some people have decided to redefine "extraordinary" to...
Money & CompanyBusiness news from around the Internet, Dec. 9, 2011. Sen. Olympia Snowe calls out Amazon.com. Exxon predicts a trend toward hybrid and other alternative-fuel cars. Ford announces a recall....
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelThis week's retirement announcement from U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe of Maine isn't just bad news for her Republican Party and its prospects of taking control in Congress' upper chamber. It's bad news for anyone, Republican or Democrat or independent, who...
Opinion L.A.The delay in Senate confirmation for President Obama's judicial nominees is symbolic of the partisan gridlock that drove Sen. Olympia Snow back to Maine....
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont couple thought they were getting a sweet deal on real Vermont maple syrup when they found a good price for it on the Internet. The man who was selling it told them he was a trucker from Rhode Island who passed...
Tags: Food and Drug Administration, Onions, Consumers, Trials, Prisons
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON--Republicans this afternoon held out hope for movement toward a debt plan, while one top Democratic senator warned there was a lot at stake. In the Capitol, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell met reporters before 3 p.m. Chicago time...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The special panel's goal is lofty: concoct a deal both parties will embrace to slash federal deficits by a mammoth $1.5 trillion or more over the next decade. Yet from the moment House and Senate leaders appoint the 12 members...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, NPR, Laws, Dick Durbin, Eric Cantor
Change of SubjectIf you haven't seen the obits (Tribune, Sun-Times) former Tribune columnist Steve Daley died Sunday at age 62. The news was unexpected and very sad. He was smart, funny, kind and generous, as much fun to back-fence with as he......
The Senate roundly rejected the House GOP budget on Wednesday, with five Republicans joining most Democrats in shooting down the proposal to dramatically alter Medicare that has rattled the Republican Party. The 40-57 vote essentially ends the...
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