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  • LIBYA: Political science expert on Kadafi, rebels and fate of nation

     
    El-Kikhia, who fled Libya in 1980, received his undergraduate degree in political science from the American University of Beirut and a master of arts and Ph.D. in international relations from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is the author...
  • Huntsman to unveil jobs plan: simplify taxes, cut regulation, free trade

     
    Orlando-based Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman is trying to get a jobs plan out first, even ahead of what President Barack Obama plans to announce next week, by proposing a plan to  simplify taxes, cut regulation, push energy independence...
  • Gov. Jon Huntsman's jobs plan: 'Straightforward and common sense'

     
    Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman offers his plan in advance of Mitt Romney and Barack Obama....
  • Washington's week ahead (the first installment)

     
    Each Monday, Pennsylvania Ave. will now bring you a sneak peek of the week ahead in Washington. We've also asked our local lawmakers to keep us updated on hearing they'll attend, amendments they'll offer, floor speeches they'll give, so our......
  • Casey takes lead on trade amendment

     
    As the Senate inches closer to passing a package of free trade agreements, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is taking a leadership role promoting a federal assistance program for workers and businesses adversely impacted by the agreements. In his role as......
  • China calls on U.S. to oppose currency legislation

     
    China warned the U.S. against trade protectionism hours after the Senate passed a proposed bill that would slap tariffs on Chinese goods over its perceived under-valued currency. In a written statement posted on its website, China's Foreign Ministry urged...
  • Casey won't support free trade deals

     
    Democrat U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, who has long warned of free trade’s adverse impact on manufacturing jobs, said Wednesday he'd vote against three free trade deals supported by the White House. The trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia....
  • Retail sales up in September

     
    An increase in consumer spending in September is good news because it counteracts concerns that the economy is falling into a recession. Retail sales are a big part of the economy, accounting for 70% of economic activity....
  • New home construction surges in September; recovery still elusive

     
    New residential construction surged 15% in September, turning in its best performance in 17 months, though economists warned that a housing recovery has yet to take hold....
  • Construction spending and manufacturing growing -- slightly

     
    Commerce Department and Institute for Supply Management numbers show that construction spending and manufacturing are up....
  • 2011 Presidents Cup TV schedule on NBC and Golf Channel

     
    By Tom Comi Follow @ChannelGuideTom Those looking for a links fix today might end up entering spectator rehab next week after Golf Channel and NBC combine to air more than 50 hours of live coverage of The Presidents Cup from Australia. Taking place at the...
  • How solid are those platform planks?

     
    There are suffocating levels of institutional, bureaucratic, political, and public opinion pressure that simply don't allow a president to stray too far from the status quo. Even if Rick Perry were serious about eliminating the Commerce Department, for...