By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Rep. Steve Cohen appears to have deleted a particularly saucy tweet he sent Wednesday to pop icon Cyndi Lauper.
Before long plane flights, Thomas Schumacher likes to download talks from some of the world's brightest and creative minds speaking at TED conferences, watching them on his iPad while thousands of feet in the air.
Democrats who have decried past decisions of the Roberts Supreme Court suddenly lauded the chief justice after he provided the critical vote Thursday to uphold most the president's health care law.
Major League Baseball owners have unanimously approved the three remaining groups bidding to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers from Frank McCourt, setting up a final private auction for the bankrupt team.
Memphis is the latest school to sign up for a spot in the new Big East.
Proponents of a college football playoff are launching a new national campaign aimed at taking down the BCS.
More than a dozen congressional Democrats have asked the White House to wait until the State Department's Inspector General's Office finishes its environmental-impact review of the Keystone XL pipeline before making a final decision on the project, which would carry oil from Canada to Texas.
House Republicans want the White House to stop dragging its feet on a massive pipeline project that would reduce the nation's dependence on overseas oil and create thousands of jobs - all without drilling domestically.
He does well in straw polls. Now he may do well in grass polls, too. Sure to add an interesting dimension to the White House derby on Thursday: presidential hopeful Rep. Ron Paul, Texas Republican, joins Rep. Barney Frank, Massachusetts Democrat, to introduce the first-ever legislation to "end the federal war on marijuana and letting states legalize, regulate, tax and control marijuana without federal interference," says a spokesman.
Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen apologized for remarks that linked Republican attacks on President Obama's health care law to Nazi propaganda, saying he didn't intend to offend anyone.
A Tennessee Democrat is defending his comparison of Republican health care arguments to Nazi propaganda.
Adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) have garnered some bad press during the recent housing crisis, often getting lumped in with other types of mortgages, such as interest-only, zero-down-payment and "pay-what-you-want" loans, as products that could be dangerous for homeowners.
For Steve Cohen, the new vice president of real estate for Rockville developer Opus East LLC, the key to managing the downturn in the market will be playing it safe.
America's five largest brokerage houses — Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, Bear Stearns — dropped some $25 billion last Christmas on their top performers.
Money grows on trees
"Everywhere you look, there seems to be another story about an athlete that was covering up something," said Cyclones General Manager Steve Cohen said. "People don't know who, or what, to believe any more. That got us thinking _ let's have a night where our fans don't have to worry about what's real and what's not, we'll just tell them everything planned for that night is a hoax."
Rep. Steve Cohen, Tennessee Democrat, said "Justice Roberts rightfully ruled that this [law] was appropriate and constitutional."