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Entries by Ryan Grim from 10/2010

Chamber Of Commerce, Labor Department Partner To Find Gigs For Vets

Posted 10.02.2010 | Politics

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Department of Labor announced a joint effort on Friday to assist members of the military transitioning to the civ...

Facebook Cofounders Back California Pot Legalization While Facebook Blocks Pot Campaign Ads

Posted 10.06.2010 | Politics

UPDATE: Napster founder Sean Parker, the first president of Facebook, has kicked in $100,000 to back marijuana legalization in California, according t...

Pelosi Stacked Deficit Commission To Protect Social Security

Posted 10.06.2010 | Politics

Nancy Pelosi will be prepared to beat back a run on Social Security or Medicare if the deficit commission recommends cuts to the popular entitlement p...

Christine O'Donnell Cancels On Heritage, Visits Senate Offices

Posted 10.06.2010 | Politics

Christine O'Donnell visited the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington on Wednesday afternoon, according to two Democratic Senate staffers who spot...

Elizabeth Warren: Consumer Bureau 'The First Real Agency We've Built In The 21st Century' (VIDEO)

Posted 10.07.2010 | Politics

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will be the first real agency of the 21st century, Elizabeth Warren said in an interview with the Huffington ...

Bobby Bright Is First Dem Incumbent To Say He Won't Back Pelosi For Speaker (VIDEO)

Posted 10.07.2010 | Politics

Bobby Bright, a Democrat from Alabama, became the first House Democrat to definitively say that he will not vote to make Nancy Pelosi the Speaker of t...

Andy Stern's Bizarre Alliance With Private Equity And Biowarfare (UPDATED)

Posted 10.07.2010 | Politics

UPDATE, Oct. 13: SIGA Technologies announced Wednesday that a lucrative contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is expected to ...

Social Security Officials Tell Hill: No Cost-Of-Living Raise This Year For Seniors

Posted 10.08.2010 | Politics

Seniors and disabled Americans looking forward to the annual increase in their Social Security check will be disappointed this year. Officials with th...

Pot Could Tilt Races In Oregon: Survey

Posted 10.19.2010 | Politics

While Democrats are watching turnout levels in California to gauge the ability of marijuana ballot initiatives to turn out young voters, organizers to...

McCain Waging Grudge Match Against Raul Grijalva; Challenger's Offensive Poster Mocks Dem's Mustache

Posted 10.25.2010 | Politics

John McCain, lacking a viable challenger in his Arizona Senate race, has picked a proxy and is waging war against a longtime thorn in his side, Rep. R...

Pelosi: Mexican Officials Lobbying Against Pot Legalization

Posted 10.26.2010 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Senior Mexican government officials have lobbied U.S. leaders against legalizing marijuana in California, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (who...

Prop 19 Opponents Veer Off Into Paranoia

Posted 10.27.2010 | Politics

The opposition to California's marijuana legalization measure is veering off into paranoid and delusional terrain in the final days of the campaign, e...

McCain Mocks Own Campaign Finance Law In 'Ridiculous' Way

Posted 10.28.2010 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- John McCain's Senate campaign is directly coordinating with the candidacy of Arizona Republican House challenger Ruth McClung in apparen...

Prop 19 Status: Pot Measure Trailing Badly In California

Posted 10.31.2010 | Los Angeles

Peter Tosh wants a part in the revival of the marijuana legalization movement, even if it has to come from beyond. The reggae-star's estate released a...