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Court hears arguments over anti-Hillary movie (AP) 24.3.2009 Elections
AP - The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned whether government regulation of a movie critical of former presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton might also be used to ban books critical of political hopefuls during election season. ...
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NH House rejects parental notice legislation 24.3.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
The House has killed two parental notification bills on abortion attempting to revive a repealed 2003 law that was contested in the U.S. Supreme court.
Cut to Pieces: The Palestinian Family Drinking Tea in Their Courtyard 24.3.2009 CommonDreams.org Headlines

Mounir al-Jarah slowly takes down the bricks he used to wall up the entrance to his sister's courtyard. Inside, flesh still clings to the walls; blood-soaked furniture and family items lie broken and mangled.

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DealBook: Live-Blogging the House Hearing 24.3.2009 NY Times: Business
In his opening remarks, Ben S. Bernanke detailed his decision-making in rescuing A.I.G.

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Headlines for March 24, 2009 24.3.2009 Democracy Now!
Senate Dems Delay Vote to Tax Bank Bonuses, AIG Executives To Return $50 Million in Bonuses, Report: Geithner Changed Plan After Pressure From Hedge Funds, EPA: Greenhouse Gases Pose Danger, Ehud Barak to Join Netanyahu's Coalition Government, UN Official Accuses Israel Of War Crimes in Gaza, Parents of Tristan Anderson Call For Israel to Take Responsibility For Shooting, PLO Official Assassinated in Lebanon, 37 Die in Iraq Bombings, UN: Detention of Aung San Suu Kyi Violates International Law, U.S. Tried to Silence Binyam Mohamed With Plea Bargain, South Africa Bars Dalai Lama From Peace Conference, Sen. Sanders Attemps To Block Obama Nominee, Vermont Senate Votes to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage, Obama Nominates Three To Top Treasury Posts, Labor ...
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U.S. Seeks Expanded Power to Seize Firms 24.3.2009 Washington Post
Treasury secretary set to argue for new powers to initiate seizure of non-bank financial companies at a hearing this morning on Capitol Hill.

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Obama Dials Down Wall Street Criticism 24.3.2009 WSJ: Most Viewed Today
The Obama administration, after months of criticizing Wall Street, has been scrambling to woo top bankers and financiers to back its latest bailout ...
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Obama and Pelosi - With Friends Like These... 24.3.2009 Washington Post: Op-Eds
It is still early, not even two-thirds of the way through the vaunted 100 days, and we are all admonished not to make judgments or dire predictions. Yet enough has been done so that, without fear that history will someday mock me, I can state that Nancy Pelosi is off to one hell of a start. The president, alas, is a different story.
The Toxic Assets We Elected 24.3.2009 Washington Post: Op-Eds
With the braying of 328 yahoos -- members of the House of Representatives who voted for retroactive and punitive use of the tax code to confiscate the legal earnings of a small, unpopular group -- still reverberating, the Obama administration yesterday invited private-sector investors to become business partners with the capricious and increasingly anti-constitutional government. This latest plan to unfreeze the financial system came almost half a year after Congress shoveled $700 billion into the Troubled Assets Relief Program, $325 billion of which has been spent without purchasing any toxic assets.
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The Political Risks From Washington (RealClearPolitics.com) 24.3.2009 Yahoo: Opinion/Editorial
RealClearPolitics.com - The combination of the deepest recession of the post-war period, an overwhelmed Obama administration, an extremely unhappy domestic population, and trillions of dollars of bailout and stimulus expense virtually guaranteed that congressional politics would trump economic policy.
Obama Dials Down Wall Street Criticism 24.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The Obama administration, after months of criticizing Wall Street, has been scrambling to woo top bankers and financiers to back its latest bailout ...
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City council votes 3-3 on street-side trees ordinance 24.3.2009 Post-Bulletin: Local News
  A proposed Rochester ordinance requiring street-side trees for new homes and businesses got stuck in a stalemate Monday night.
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Endangerment ahead 24.3.2009 Gristmill
By Kate Sheppard The Environmental Protection Agency told the White House on Friday that climate change is a danger to public welfare -- a move that takes the administration a step closer to regulating planet-warming greenhouse gases. The agency's finding -- which the White House will now review -- comes in response to an April 2007 Supreme Court decision that greenhouse-gas emissions could be regulated under the Clean Air Act if the EPA determines they pose a threat to public health and welfare. The Bush administration on this assessment, despite the ruling. The White House even went as far as to from the EPA containing its finding. The Obama administration, in contrast, has been pushing ahead on the assessment faster than expected. that ...
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The price of greenhouse gases 24.3.2009 LA Times: Environment
As White House officials weigh issuing a finding that climate change endangers public health, foes of greenhouse gas regulations are ignoring the cost of doing nothing.

President Bush's greatest crime against the environment was his refusal to regulate greenhouse gases. The Obama administration is reportedly wasting little time righting that wrong.

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The price of greenhouse gases 24.3.2009 LA Times: Opinion
As White House officials weigh issuing a finding that climate change endangers public health, foes of greenhouse gas regulations are ignoring the cost of doing nothing.

President Bush's greatest crime against the environment was his refusal to regulate greenhouse gases. The Obama administration is reportedly wasting little time righting that wrong.

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Gun control debate hangs over U.S.-Mexico violence (AP) 24.3.2009 Yahoo: Politics
AP - Members of Congress may be alarmed by the surge in Mexican drug violence and its potential to spill across the border, but they grow silent when the talk turns to gun control as a solution. ...
Janitor's path to a dream: Pave it, Seattle says 24.3.2009 Seattle Times: Local
While Seattle officials admit the ordinance was aimed at developers, they expect Jesus Barajas to spend nearly $15,000 on a sidewalk as part of rebuilding his modest home.
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Obama Dials Down Wall Street Criticism 24.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: Page One
The Obama administration, after months of criticizing Wall Street, has been scrambling to woo top bankers and financiers to back its latest bailout plan.
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Community Policing Defines Nominee to Lead Drug Office 24.3.2009 Washington Post: Politics
Ten months after R. Gil Kerlikowske became Seattle's police chief, two of his officers arrived at the home of JoAnna McKee, where she ran a co-op giving medical marijuana to patients and teaching them to grow their own. Neighbors, the police told her, had been complaining. Soon, a "cease and desist"...

Obama Dials Down Wall Street Criticism 24.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: US
The Obama administration, after months of criticizing Wall Street, has been scrambling to woo top bankers and financiers to back its latest bailout ...
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