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By Jamie Court
The announcement by Senator Boxer, a true champion of the underdog (watch her Rage for Justice speech), that she will not run for the Senate in 2016 will likely make a lot of other state officials rethink how they do their jobs. It's a lot like the moves you make playing musical chairs to make sure the music doesn't run out without...
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By John M. Simpson
Joshua Wright, nominee to the Federal Trade Commission faced tough grilling before the Senate Commerce Committee Tuesday and his answers did nothing to change my view that he is a bad choice for the Commission. In in a written statement about the hearing Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-WVA) voiced his concerns this way: "Our final nominee is...
Two Democratic U.S. Senators from California were among a group of lawmakers who called on the Justice Department to investigate whether oil refineries faked a supply shortage during a sharp increase in gas prices earlier this year. Lawmakers contend that West Coast refineries were producing gasoline when they were reportedly shut down during May...