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The Hartford CourantSeated before a bank of cameras in the clubby, wood-paneled confines of a Senate hearing room one morning last week, Christopher J. Dodd looked completely at home. The silver-haired senator was poised to take the gavel for the final time as chairman of...
The Swampby Mark Silva and updated Vice President Joe Biden told a few jokes on himself last night. They involved that open-mic expletive of his the other day, at the ceremonial presidential signing of the healthcare overhaul at the Whte House.......
Tags: Joe Biden, Maryland, Elections, Democratic Party, Iowa City
Washington BureauOne evening in February 2005, in a four-hour meeting stoked by pepperoni pizza and grand ambition, Sen. Barack Obama and his senior advisers crafted a strategy to fit the Obama "brand." The charismatic celebrity-politician had rocketed from the...
President-elect Barack Obama has chosen three veteran financial regulators to serve the country as it faces unrelenting turmoil in financial markets and the broader economy. Democratic officials say Obama wants Gary Gensler to head the Commodity...
Associated PressRepublican lawmakers on Wednesday criticized an administration proposal to have the government pay a major share of insurance costs from future terrorist attacks, saying the measure could make taxpayers liable for big payments before insurers chip in. "I...
Tags: State Budgets, National Security, Jim Bunning, Laws, Banking
Tribune staff reportersHundreds, if not thousands, of bank accounts around the country have been frozen, government sources said Thursday, as investigators try to follow the money trail leading to the terrorists responsible for the attack on the World Trade Center. The...
The Associated PressThe average janitor earns enough to rent a one-bedroom apartment and pay for life's other necessities in just six of the nation's 60 largest cities. A retail salesperson can make ends meet in half that many locations. Both can forget about buying a home....
Tribune staff reportersLike many other Americans, Alan Keyes was deeply affected by U.S. Senate candidate Barack Obama's keynote address last month at the Democratic National Convention. Though some felt lifted by a speech extolling the virtues of inclusion, Keyes bristled...
House negotiators have agreed to a Senate demand to include money laundering legislation in President Bush's anti-terrorism package, clearing the last major hurdle to passage, senators said Thursday. Both houses of Congress probably will take up the...
Tags: Michael G Oxley, National Security, FBI, John Ashcroft, Laws
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