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Entries by Marcus Baram from 02/2011

Businesses' Hit List: The Regulations They Hate The Most

Posted 02.01.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Here is the hit list so far of America's most-hated federal regulations and rules, according to leading industry groups and conservative t...

'The Watchdog': GOP Seeks To Prohibit EPA Regulation Of Greenhouse Gases

Posted 02.02.2011 | Business

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'The Watchdog': Health Fraud's 10 Most Wanted, Texas Rep. Joe Barton Slams EPA

Posted 02.03.2011 | Business

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Rumsfeld Memoir 'Known And Unknown' Reveals Doubts But Remains Self-Righteous

Posted 02.03.2011 | Politics

Donald Rumsfeld has a few regrets -- but not many. In his upcoming memoir "Known And Unknown," the Bush-era Pentagon chief lists some of them: cla...

'The Watchdog': How Much Pesticide Residue Is Allowable On Food?

Posted 02.04.2011 | Business

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'The Watchdog': SEC Flooded With Whistleblower Tips

Posted 02.07.2011 | Business

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'The Watchdog': Supreme Court Too Stupid To Understand CO2 Regs?

Posted 02.08.2011 | Business

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'The Watchdog': War On Regulation Just A 'Charm Offensive'?

Posted 02.09.2011 | Business

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How The Mubarak Family Made Its Billions

Posted 02.11.2011 | World

This story has been updated to reflect breaking news A tourist in Cairo spots three photographs on the wall of a restaurant: one of Nasser, another...

CIA's Mideast Surprise Recalls History Of Intelligence Failures

Posted 02.11.2011 | Politics

"Despite our best intentions, the system is sufficiently dysfunctional that intelligence failure is guaranteed. Though the form is less important than...

JayClai? D.C.'s New Power Duo And The Ethics Of Pillow Talk

Posted 02.14.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Send kids to the Sidwell Friends School, along with President Obama's two daughters. Check. Convince George W. Bush, John McCain and Al G...

'The Watchdog': Do Regulations Protect Jobs?

Posted 02.15.2011 | Green

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Inside WikiLeaks: Former Insider Spills Secrets About Assange And 'World's Most Dangerous Website'

Posted 02.15.2011 | Books

NEW YORK -- A super-secret organization led by a white-haired, cold-blooded lothario that uncovers revelations exposing the wrongdoing of the world's ...

Lawmaker Seeks To 'Modify' Child Labor Laws

Posted 02.16.2011 | Business

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Dodd-Frank Progress Report: What's Going On?

Posted 02.17.2011 | Business

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Obama's War: How Afghan Conflict Has Ramped Up In Last Two Years

Posted 02.17.2011 | Politics

This story has been updated NEW YORK -- It was a busy day in Afghanistan: a U.S. airstrike killed at least three people yesterday, including a leade...

While Congress Debates EPA, CO2 Keeps Rising

Posted 02.18.2011 | Green

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How Mideast Autocrats Win Friends And Influence People In Washington

Posted 02.19.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Shortly after 20 Shiite opposition leaders, including clerics and human rights activists, were arrested on the eve of elections in Bahrain...

Tim Geithner Scolds U.K. For 'Light-Touch' Regulation

Posted 02.22.2011 | Business

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EPA Overhauls Controversial Regulation That Spurred Business Complaints

Posted 02.23.2011 | Business

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Libyan Opposition Leaders Slam U.S. Business Lobby's Deals With Gaddafi

Posted 02.24.2011 | World

NEW YORK -- A broad coalition of interests from oil companies, defense manufacturers and well-connected lobbying firms to neoconservative scholars and...

Federal Response Lags In Wake Of Deadly Pipeline Disaster

Posted 02.28.2011 | Green

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