- Obama’s regulatory agenda will cost U.S. economy $143B next year: report
- Patriot Act author on James Clapper: Fire, prosecute him
- Russia P.M. Medvedev: No amnesty for political prisoners
- Michigan GOP Senate hopeful reminds government is the ‘servant’
- Christmas, by Congress: Members mull a 15-cent tax on trees
- U.S. unemployment falls to five-year low of 7 percent; 203K jobs added
- World mourns Nelson Mandela and celebrates his life; burial set for Dec. 15
- Bill O’Reilly reminds: Nelson Mandela ‘was a communist’
- John Boehner says GOP should support gay candidates: ‘I do’
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Latest Mel Watt Items
Americans have been hooked on radio since 1910, when Enrico Caruso sang arias from "Cavalleria Rusticana" and "I Pagliacci" from the Metropolitan Opera stage in the first live radio broadcast — borne, as reported The New York Times, "over the turbulent waters of the sea and over the mountainous and undulating valleys of the country." (Well, all over the sidewalks of New York, anyway.) Millions now listen to music, news and talk at home, at work or in their cars. It's bigger than ever, and it's free.
Democrats in Washington have called them terrorists and extortionists, but tea party activists say the name-calling is only proof they are finally having a real impact on the debate over government spending.
Acting on a tip, a congressional ethics office wants lobbyists to turn over fundraising information on eight House members, six of them on the Financial Services Committee that worked to overhaul the nation's financial regulations.