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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Jeff Bingaman
Days before news broke this week that HSBC Holdings agreed to pay nearly $2 billion in fines to settle a federal money-laundering probe, a veteran Democratic senator disclosed selling off at least a quarter-million dollars worth of the company's stock, records show.
The U.S. electricity grid is dangerously vulnerable to sabotage by hackers, spies and terrorists, despite a seven-year effort to protect it from cyberattacks, senators and officials said Tuesday.
Democrats put on a brave face after Sen. Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico announced Friday that he would leave office in 2012, but it's hard to see how his retirement contains any good news for the party.
The chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee said Monday that the crisis in oil markets sparked by Egypt's political unrest should not divert Congress from pursuing long-term strategies to develop more clean and renewable energy resources.
Sen. Jeff Bingaman, New Mexico Democrat, and Sen. Sam Brownback, Kansas Republican (and the party's gubernatorial nominee) must be gluttons for punishment.
Social Security will celebrate its 75th birthday this Saturday, but the retirement program's fiscal health is fading. Last week the trustees' report revealed it's running deficits much sooner than expected.
Mr. Bingaman said the country's inconsistent approach has left U.S. producers at a competitive disadvantage.
"Our on-again, off-again tax credits are no match for [overseas] competitors," Sen. Jeff Bingaman said.