A letter from Dan Winslow, attorney for Sen.-elect Scott Brown (Massachusetts Republican), is asking Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and his Secretary of State William Galvin to certify Mr. Brown "immediately."
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The government repeals tobacco price supports, compensates owners for their government-created tobacco crops.
The public interest group Judicial Watch announced on Tuesday that a court order issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia states the Central Intelligence Agency must give Judicial Watch documents regarding congressional briefings on "enhanced interrogation techniques” by April 15 of this year. Judicial Watch is seeking documents detailing CIA briefings involving House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, and/or her staff.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Study - Teaching abstinence works better than sex ed, The gender silent majority, and Global Warming update.
Government-funded awards undermine the role of government.
The New York State Conservative Party is getting behind CNBC host Larry Kudlow to sun against Senator Chuck Schumer (D - NY) in the 2010 mid term elections.
Government funds that would help return America to the moon were eliminated in the White House's proposed 2011 budget. The budget reveals that the Obama administration has scrapped the Constellation program started by President Bush in 2004. The program was meant to take us back to the moon by 2020. President Obama's new budget calls for investing about $6 billion over five years to create commercial rockets that would send astronauts into Earth's low orbit.
The government gives me the run-around. What else is new?
Dairy farmers may apply to recover the cost of products lost due to pesticide contamination and other things.
A New York Times blog seems to find furor over Target's sale of a globe that renames Israel "Palestine" ridiculous.
Former Presidents George W. Bush and Ronald Reagan did not have it easy when it came to critics attacking their intelligence, while President Obama, Former Vice - President Al Gore, and Former President Bill Clinton have been hailed as brilliant. Here is an interesting nugget of new information, though. President Obama blamed himself for not being able to communicate his message properly to Americans, but a new analysis of the president's State of the Union speech, brings to light why Mr. Obama could be having problems in this area.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Obama organizing in high school, Trying terrorists: some facts, and School creep's detention haul.
President Obama is telling Americans to count on the creation of "green jobs" to help ease the rising unemployment in the country. These green-energy failures only further the concern that pinning the country's economic salvation on the hopes of an industry still facing performance issues hardly makes any sense.
On Sunday, ABC’s This Week became pretty intense at one point, when president of Fox News Channel Roger Ailes and Huffington Post boss, Arianna Huffington went at it over Fox News host Glenn Beck’s style of broadcasting. (transcript and video below):
President addressed House Republicans in Baltimore on Friday and may have let something slip during his remarks on the health care bill. In this case, he casually mentioned provisions that were "snuck in" to the bill, which violated a "pledge" regarding a repeated promise he made that Americans could keep their insurance if they wanted to.