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Recession-Hit NJ Cities May Face Credit Downgrade

Posted 09.12.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Edith Honan) - Six struggling New Jersey cities were warned on Tuesday their credit ratings might be downgraded by Moody's Investors Ser...

Sam Stein

Dems Scared Into Action By Everyone From Donors To The Base

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic lawmakers, from the leadership on down, are facing what many describe as an unprecedented amount of political pressure as the party scrambl...

Obama Works Phones For Health Care Bill

CQ | Jonathan Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama is reaching out to lawmakers in his own party, including liberals, in an effort to build momentum to pass health care overhaul, accord...

Dems Press Insurance Companies On "Purging" Small Businesses

Roll Call | Tory Newmyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two senior House Democratic lawmakers are seeking new information from six top insurance companies in an ongoing probe of the industry's business prac...

Renegade Ohio Ex-Lawmaker Out Of Prison Wednesday

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Renegade ex-congressman James A. Traficant Jr., who delighted in "Star Trek" references and polyester suits, is to be release...

CIA Faces Deluge Of Criticism After New Disclosure

Washington Post | R. Jeffrey Smith and Joby Warrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The disclosure Wednesday of the CIA's decision five years ago to let a private security contractor help manage its sensitive effort to kill senior al-...

Sam Stein

Panetta Acknowledged CIA Misled On Interrogation Policy: Dem Lawmakers

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CIA Director Leon Panetta told lawmakers in a recent briefing that the intelligence agency he heads misled Congress on "significant actions" for a "nu...