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Transparency in Government, Promises Versus Reality

Transparency in Government, Promises Versus Reality

During his campaign last year, and even at the time of his inauguration, President Obama made promises of ” Unprecedented transparency in government.” The reality of government seems to have change the President views on the topic of transparency, at least to some extend.

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Will The Senate Block The Climate Change Bill?

Will The Senate Block The Climate Change Bill?

It took the White House to work relentlessly last Friday to get enough votes in the House to pass a landmark bill, and one of the Obama administration’s top legislative priorities:

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Did Bernanke & Paulson Strong-Armed B of A’s Lewis For Merrill’s Deal?

Did Bernanke & Paulson Strong-Armed B of A’s Lewis For Merrill’s Deal?

On Thursday, the Committee on Oversight & Government Reform continued its investigation of the Bank of America/ Merrill Lynch merger with a hearing untitled: “Bank of America & Merrill Lynch: How did a private deal turn into a Federal bail out?”

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Obama’s Remarks On Iran Translated in Persian

The topics of President Obama’s press conference were health care, the situation in Iran. On Iran language was more assertive, but still stressing that the US had no intention in meddling with the Islamic Republic’s affairs.

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Poll: 72% of Americans Support Public Health Care

A clear majority of Americans ( 72%) are in favor of a government sponsored health care plan to compete with private insurance according to a new CBS News/ New-York Times poll. Most also think that the government would do a better job than the private sector at keeping down costs and believe that the government […]

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