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  • 3rd Chicago-area airport plans submitted

    CHICAGO - State officials have submitted updated plans to the Federal Aviation Administration for a proposed airport in Chicago's south suburbs. The new plans move the runway about 600 feet south from what was proposed earlier for the Will County...
  • The limits of Obama's bipartisan gestures

    President Obama has made at least a down payment on several major campaign promises in his first three months, including a permanent tax cut for the middle class and an overhaul of the healthcare system. But one goal remains stubbornly elusive: ending the...
  • California, Golden State of constant crisis

    California, Golden State of constant crisis
    California, the media like to tell us, faces an unprecedented fiscal crisis. The budget deficit is $40 billion and growing. The state is so short of cash that, within days, it may issue IOUs, rather than checks, to pay its bills. The Legislature, bitterly...
  • Obama, be like Reagan

    Obama, be like Reagan
    The inclination with any new president is to define him by those who came before. So we graft Barack Obama's head atop the black-and-white, cigarette-puffing image of Franklin Roosevelt (as Time did), or we dress him up as George Washington (as the New...
  • Obama, Senate Democratic leaders reach deal on stimulus

    Obama, Senate Democratic leaders reach deal on stimulus
    President Obama and Senate Democratic leaders, propelled by news of the biggest one-month loss of jobs in 35 years, hammered out a deal Friday evening that clears the way for Senate approval of a massive economic stimulus plan. The compromise, the...
  • Ticketmaster, Live Nation make case for merger

    Ticketmaster, Live Nation make case for merger
    One of the biggest challenges facing the architects of the Ticketmaster- Live Nation merger is making a case that the union can benefit fans and not just the companies' stockholders. They'll have to argue that point to the Justice Department, which on...
  • Clinton to unveil $70-billion economic boost

    Amid growing signs of trouble in the U.S. economy, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton will propose a $70-billion package today to stimulate the economy and will urge Congress to stand ready to offer a $40-billion rebate to...
  • Bitterness grows between Clinton and Obama

    Tensions mounted between the two leading Democratic candidates for president Sunday, as Hillary Rodham Clinton launched an aggressive attack on Barack Obama, suggesting his much-vaunted opposition to the Iraq war was all talk and little action. Clinton...
  • Candidates decry state of economy

    With California playing a meaningful role in the presidential race for the first time in decades, all three major Democratic candidates hit the campaign trail here Thursday, with talk of pocketbook issues in the face of a weakening economy. As the Dow...
  • Democrats push 'green' energy tax breaks

    Democrats push 'green' energy tax breaks
    As Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus talked up his proposal Monday to expand a multibillion-dollar economic stimulus package, he spoke of the need to help seniors, disabled veterans and the unemployed. There was just one industry the Montana...
  • CalPERS: a looming disaster?

    CalPERS: a looming disaster?
    Today's topic: How much of a fiscal hazard to California does the state's pension system present? Won't CalPERS recover most of the money it has lost this year once the economy recovers? Without reform, get ready for fiscal disaster Point: Marcia...