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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: Elections, Erik Olson, Hawaii, Justice System, Heads of State
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...
The Swampby Mark Silva Cass Sunstein, the president's pick to serve as White House regulatory chief, has drawn fire for some of the things he has had to say. Glenn Beck, the conservative FOX News Channel commentator whose attacks on another......
The Swampby Christi Parsons and Peter Nicholas Barack Obama walked the halls of the Capitol as a senator for nearly four years, and in his earliest decisions following election assembled a coterie of key advisers with deep roots in Congress. And......
The Swampby Katie Fretland and Bob Secter and updated Nation, many of you have heard about the satirically pompous late-night TV comedian who claims that politicians who brave an appearance on his show will be swaddled in electoral mojo. Well, in......
Tags: California, Elections, Al Gore, Entertainment, Barack Obama
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...
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...
Tags: Georgia, Elections, State Budgets, Texas, Heads of State
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: Georgia, Baghdad (Iraq), Texas, Death, Saddam Hussein
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...
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