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The Swampby Frank James Don't get rid of those old analog televisions yet. The national transition to digital television was supposed to occur next month on Feb. 17. But some key members of Congress and the Obama presidential transition may engineer......
The Swampby Frank James Now that Alex Rodriguez, the biggest demigod in Major League Baseball's pantheon, has admitted to ESPN that he used performance-enhancing drugs between 2001 and 2003, will we see another congressional hearing into the use of steroids......
The SwampRep. John Dingell, D-Mich., with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, left, and former President Bill Clinton, share a laugh at a Capitol Hill ceremony honoring Dingell (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson) by Frank James "Change" was the rallying cry of last year's......
Tags: Justice and Rights, Values, Joe Barton, John Lewis, Civil Rights
The Swampby Rebecca Cole The House today voted to give the Food and Drug Administration unprecedented powers to regulate the tobacco industry, after years of crusading by anti-smoking groups for the government to exert more control. The measure would allow the.......
The SwampBy Jim Tankersley House Democratic leaders unveiled a sweeping plan to fight climate change and boost renewable energy this morning, including mandates for renewable electricity nationwide and a market-based system for reducing greenhouse gas emissions....
The Swamp(Vice President Joe Biden speaks to soldiers at Whiteman Air Force base in Missouri today. Photo by Charlie Riedel / AP) by Rebecca Cole Vice President Joe Biden today unveiled details for distributing more than $3.3 billion in stimulus......
The Swampby Jim Tankersley President Obama and a group of key House Democrats claimed a small victory today in their campaign to agree on a massive energy and global-warming bill, but they left a meeting at the White House with critical......
The Swampby Mark Silva In naming a new chairman for the Consumer Product Safety Commission today, expanding the size of the commission and boosting its budget, President Barack Obama said protecting consumers will be "a top priority'' of his administration. The......
The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama, calling on Congress to lay the "foundation" for an economic recovery, said today that reforms in energy policy and health care will be critical to that -- and he reiterated his call for healthcare......
By MATT CRENSON AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Maybe it's the weird winter weather, or the newly Democratic Congress. Maybe it's the news reports about starving polar bears, or the Oscar nomination for Al Gore's global warming cri de coeur, "An...
Tags: Al Gore, Ecosystems, Entertainment, Christianity, United Nations
Sun ReporterMonths before former Oriole Jason Grimsley said he and other players were using human growth hormone, Congress was quietly pressuring baseball to save players' urine specimens so they could be analyzed when a test for the performance-boosting drug becomes...
Sun StaffMajor League Baseball and Rafael Palmeiro continued to snipe at each other over privacy issues in his steroid case yesterday, making it hard to believe it has been only three weeks since baseball bought a congratulatory newspaper ad to mark the Oriole's...
Tags: Drugs and Medicines, Baseball, Health, Steroids, Sports
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