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president of the Blue Frontier Campaign (bluefront.org), and author of "Blue Frontier -- Dispatches from America's Ocean Wilderness" and "50 Ways to Save the Ocean."THE FEDERAL Emergency Management Agency said last week that it has run out of money to pay insurance claims from this year's hurricanes. Not counting Wilma, the claims top $22 billion. So you'd think the troubled agency would be eager to reduce future...
Republican opponents of food safety legislation are already promising a fight over its funding, even before it becomes law. President Barack Obama was scheduled to sign the bill on Tuesday. It allows the Food and Drug Administration to increase...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Georgia Republican is criticizing Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik (DOOP'-nik) for linking Saturday's shooting in Arizona with overheated political rhetoric. Rep. Jack Kingston said in an interview Monday there is no...
Tags: Arizona, Pima County, Georgia, Washington, DC, Human Interest
WASHINGTON (AP) - When salmonella-laced peanut products sickened hundreds during a recent scare, President Barack Obama said consumers should be able to have confidence that their government will keep peanut butter-eating children safe - and that included...
WASHINGTON — Foreshadowing the coming power struggles between the White House and a more Republican Congress, President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a $1.4 billion overhaul of the nation's food safety system as some lawmakers complained that it'...
Tags: E. coli Infection, Barack Obama, Government, Agriculture, Homes
A senator can take stands for sheer political purposes. A president doesn't always believe he has that luxury. Case in point: Barack Obama. When he was a junior senator from Illinois, Obama once voted against lifting the debt ceiling, a shot at...
Washington BureauNewt Gingrich's presidential candidacy is only days old, and more than a decade after he last campaigned for public office, he's clearly shaking off some rust. On Tuesday, the former House speaker stepped up outreach to conservatives in an attempt to...
Tags: White House, Tom Graves, Entertainment, Paul Ryan, Radio
Associated PressRep. Pete Hoekstra lost more than just desk space when the anthrax scare closed the Longworth House office building--he lost his home. For the past nine years, the Michigan Republican had slept on his office couch on his nights in Washington. His suits...
Zap2It.comFormer FEMA director Michael D. Brown is tired of being caricatured as an incompetent federal appointee who stood by idly while the Gulf Coast was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. During an appearance before a Senate committee last month, he refused to...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - Most of the war-weary soldiers of the Army's 3rd Infantry Division, which spearheaded the invasion of Iraq, will remain in the troubled country indefinitely, division officials announced yesterday, though Pentagon officials said they still...
Tags: George W. Bush, Texas, Saddam Hussein, Defense, U.S. Army
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