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  • Geithner: 'It's going to take us a while'

     
    by Mark Silva Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, warning that it will ""take us a while'' to get out of the economic "mess'' the nation faces, also says banks will need some more federal help. 'it's very important for people to......
  • What you missed at $500 a pop: Inner Circle lines

     
    The Inner Circle reporters' charity spoof Saturday at the New York Hilton offered this material: A look ahead to 2030 when the toll on the Brooklyn Bridge is $25 -- to cross on foot. Bloomberg didn't like his poll......
  • Tuesday's twits: Let's gather the blather

     
    The yammerings of our elected officials -- who seem to conduct themselves every bit as gracefully as New Jersey's -- arrive in a rich cluster this fine spring day. Rep. Charles Rangel, Democrat, calls it "inappropriate" that he fliply said......
  • Rep. Israel: Not so much with the House floor speeches

     
    No one in the New York congressional delegation is more enthusiastic about new ???social media??? tools such as Twitter and YouTube than Rep. Steve Israel, the former PR man turned five-term Democratic congressman from Huntington. Just last Tuesday, he...
  • Obama: Prime-time for healthcare reform

     
    by Mark Silva Nothing gets done in Washington, President Barack Obama says, unless someone sets a deadline. The "default'' position in Washington is inertia, the president suggested, during one of a series of network television interviews this week...
  • Rangel: Questions 'rude,' Pelosi worried?

     
    by Mark Silva House Ways and Means Chairman Charlie Rangel would rather talk about trade and health-care than the ethical breaches of which he is accused. "Mr. Rangel's pattern of conduct is what's so troubling here,'' Melanie Sloan, director of......
  • House Democrats to push for tax hike on private-equity chiefs

     
    As the fortunes of private-equity firms improve with rebounding financial markets, House Democrats are renewing a push for a long-sought tax increase on the industry. From Bloomberg News: Matthew Beck, a spokesman for the House Ways and Means Committee,...
  • Obama, Democrats: Health-care rally

     
    by Michael Muskal President Barack Obama met this morning with several of the leading congressional Democrats, with a sense of urgency surrounding their health-care negotiations, even as polls show that American support for the healthcare overhaul is...
  • Health-care agreement near: Rangel

     
    by Mark Silva House Ways and Means Chairman Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) says negotiators on the health care overhaul bill hope to reach agreement on the core of the legislation by Friday. The Associated Press reports this morning that Rangel hopes......
  • Taxpayers may be able to claim Haiti relief donations on 2009 taxes

     
    Taxpayers who make donations for Haitian earthquake victims would be able to write off this charitable deduction when they file their 2009 taxes this spring, under a bill passed by the House Wednesday....
  • Healthcare vote: 'What elections are for'

     
    Posted at 7 am EST, updated at 5:30 pm President Barack Obama closed a bipartisan summit on healthcare today the way he opened it, with a speech about how much the Democrats and Republicans actually agree upon -- or should......
  • Full texts of healthcare summit opening remarks: Obama, Alexander, Pelosi, Reid (Updated)

     
    Three Democrats and one Republican speak at the start of the healthcare summit....