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  • 'Fast and Furious' scandal grows with revelation that Mexican cartel suspects may be paid U.S. informants

     
    Are high-profile suspects in Mexican drug cartels also paid informants for U.S. federal investigators? If so, could a brewing scandal in Washington implicate more U.S. agencies in the ongoing drug-related violence in Mexico? Kenneth Melson, the...
  • Sainted Republican was apostate on debt ceiling issue!

     
    Congress consistently brings the government to the edge of default before facing its responsibility. This brinkmanship threatens the holders of government bonds and those who rely on Social Security and veterans benefits. Interest rates would skyrocket....
  • State of the Plate survey:giving up in 43 percent of churches

     
    The third annual State of the Plate constituency survey from 1,507 congregations showed that 43 percent of churches saw giving increase this past year — up from from 36 percent last year. “Charities and churches have been hit hard by the...
  • What Michelle Obama is telling graduates this year

     
    First Lady talks at the University of Northern Iowa....
  • Senate leaders renew push to crack down on Internet piracy

     
    Senate Judiciary Committee leaders on Thursday introduced a bill that aims to crack down on rogue websites dedicated to the sale of counterfeit movies and television shows, which has been a major source of grief for Hollywood studios and unions....
  • A dirty little secret in the tax deal

     
    Iowa's two U.S. senators, Democrat Tom Harkin and Republican Chuck Grassley, took advantage of the public's focus on the main parts of the deal – extending the Bush tax cuts at all income levels and extending unemployment benefits for 13 mont...
  • Senate passes financial overhaul

     
    An exuberant Sen. Chris Dodd is flanked by Sens. Harry Reid and Dick Durbin, with Sens. Blanche Lincoln and Mark Warner in the background, after the Senate passed a sweeping regulatory overhaul bill Thursday night. (Getty/Mark Wilson) by Janet......
  • McCollum’s short memory on health care fraud

     
    Nice read today from Herald/Times cap reporter Marc Caputo on the fog of congressional tenure for Bill McCollum: Bill McCollum's campaign for governor recently began bashing his Republican rival for heading a hospital company that paid a record $1.7...
  • Landrieu, Grassley Discuss Foster Care On Tv

    Landrieu, Grassley Discuss Foster Care On Tv
    Sen. Mary Landrieu, a Louisiana Democrat, is joining a Republican colleague in a national television appearance to promote better foster care for children. Landrieu and Sen. Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, are to appear Friday on the Dr. Phil show to...
  • Senate Passes Massive Wall Street Regulation Bill

    Senate Passes Massive Wall Street Regulation Bill
    WASHINGTON-- Prodded by national anger at Wall Street, the Senate on Thursday passed the most far-reaching restraints on big banks since the Great Depression. In its broad sweep, the massive bill would touch Wall Street CEOs and first-time homebuyers,...
  • BP CEO Telling Congress He's 'Devastated' By Spill

    BP CEO Telling Congress He's 'Devastated' By Spill
    A day after agreeing to a $20 billion victims' compensation fund, BP's chief executive is ready to tell Congress that he was "personally devastated" by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and understands the anger that Americans feel toward him...
  • Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats

    Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats
    Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....