4 Protesters Killed in Libya Protests in Libya continue despite the killing of at least four demonstrators since Tuesday, a sign that Muammar Gaddafi could be facing the most sustained challenge yet to his 41-year rule. Armed pro-government demonstrators clashed with Gaddafi opponents on what opposition groups dubbed a “Day of Rage” Thursday.
Early Morning Swim: Ed Schultz Interviews John Nichols in Wisconsin Good for the President. “President Obama thrust himself and his political operation this week into Wisconsin’s broiling budget battle, mobilizing opposition Thursday to a Republican bill that would curb public-worker benefits while planning similar action in other state capitals.”
President Obama thrust himself and his political operation this week into Wisconsin’s broiling budget battle, mobilizing opposition Thursday to a Republican bill that would curb public-worker benefits while planning similar action in other state capitals.
Obama accused Scott Walker, the state’s new Republican governor, of unleashing an “assault” on unions in pushing emergency legislation that would nullify collective-bargaining agreements that affect most public employees, including teachers.
Daniel Koh: The Race Classification Gap A significant portion of colleges did not allow me to represent myself accurately on the application. This issue symbolizes a significant problem with race identification in America and deserves to be addressed with all possible expediency.
GOP Backs ‘Broadband Barons’ WASHINGTON — House Republicans on Thursday moved to block the Federal Communications Commission from enforcing new rules that prohibit broadband providers from interfering with Internet…
Howard Schweber: Governor Walker, Welcome to the Show We’re not Egyptians, it turns out — we won’t wait 30 years to make our objections known. That was a tough lesson for the Democrats in November, and just three months later it’s turning out to be a tough lesson for Republicans as well.
Watchdogs: Campaign Finance Agency Is AWOL A coalition of watchdog groups are calling for Congressional hearings into what they regard as systematic failings of the Federal Election Commission, the agency charged with enforcing campaign finance law. In a letter to the top Republicans and Democrats on the House and Senate oversight committees, the coalition urges the panels to hold hearings on the FEC’s “frequent refusal to enforce the campaign finance laws passed by Congress.”
Issa Issues Broad Countrywide VIP Loan Subpoena Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, expanded a prior investigation into the Countrywide Financial Corporation’s infamous VIP loan program by issuing a wide-ranging subpoena aimed at exposing the mortgage giant’s efforts to win friends and influence people at the highest levels of government. Issa’s subpoena, announced Wednesday night, was sent to Bank of America, which purchased Countrywide just before the worst of the nation’s economic crisis hit. The subpoena asks for all documents and requests related to Countrywide’s VIP program, which implicated Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND) and former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT), the then-chairman of the Banking Committee.
Antarctica: The only continent where WAR is illegal Now that we have officially outlawed war, banned war and made war illegal on the continent of Antarctica, now we only have six more continents to go. What ever became of all those high-sounding human ideals that we all used brag about — such as religious morality, Thou shalt not Kill, turning swords into plowshares, […]
Pawlenty met with Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) but would not say whether they talked about 2012. He did says Scott was “going to be one of the nation’s best governors. He already is a rising star in the party.”
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