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Spin CycleDemocratic labor activist Jonathan Tasini, who ran in a primary against Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2006, plans Thursday to announce a challenge to Clinton???s successor, Kirsten Gillibrand. ???I believe in primaries,??? Tasini, 53, said yesterday...
Spin CycleAfter Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) led off in the questioning of Judge Sonia Sotomayor focusing on her infamous "wise Latina" comment and her opinion on the contentious New Haven firefighter and Washington, D.C., gun......
Spin CycleOnce again, U.S. Rep Peter King has displayed his reliable skill for condemning media coverage in a way that wins him, well, media coverage. Most importantly the exposure elevates his profile in the district. In videotaped remarks that drew......
Tags: Defense, Death, Demographics, Armed Forces, Michael Jackson
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsSenate President Jeff Atwater, said today he'd raised $500,000 in recent weeks for his campaign for the Republican nomination for chief financial officer. Atwater, who is leaving his coastal Broward-Palm Beach county Senate seek to seek the CFO...
The Business of Sports | Sun-Sentinel BlogsThere are clocks around the Marlins offices at Land Shark Stadium that count down the days until April 1, 2012. That's when the team's new ballpark is expected to open. Saturday was a significant day. Less than 12 hours after......
KickingTiresTonight, the U.S. Senate passed an extension for the popular Cash for Clunkers legislation that will allow roughly 500,000 more vehicles to be purchased under the current rules. The original expiration date of Nov. 1 still stands if the $2......
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The Swampby Mark Silva A newly rediscovered 1993 interview with President Barack Obama shows that the young Democrat in Chicago had a budding interest in elective office and an awareness of the media's importance in achieving political goals. "The recently...
KickingTiresCars.gov, the official government website of Cash for Clunkers, has a status message on its homepage: ???The CAR Allowance Rebate System (CARS) is still operating. ???Consumers can still take advantage of the government program and receive a $3,500 or $4,...
KickingTiresTransportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid both expressed confidence that the U.S. Senate would pass a $2 billion extension of the Cash for Clunkers program before its August recess, which is scheduled to begin Saturday....
The Swampby Mark Silva and updated at 5:30 pm EDT Sen. Edward M. Kennedy will be buried Saturday at Arlington National Cemetery near his brothers, former President John F. Kennedy and Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, the Pentagon said today. Kennedy, 77,......
Tags: Defense, Death, Getty Images Inc., Armed Forces, Government
KickingTiresThe U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill to increase funding for the U.S. Energy Department???s study and development of advanced vehicles. By a bipartisan vote of 312-114, the House authorized $2.9 billion over five years, which is $200 million....
KickingTiresCalling distracted driving an ???epidemic,??? the Obama administration convened a two-day meeting to figure out how to get a cell phone and text-happy nation to leave their handheld communication devices alone in the car. Last year, 5,870 people were...
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