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Bloomberg Accuses Comcast of Ditching Merger Conditions

Bloomberg LP filed an official complaint with the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, saying Comcast is not living up to the promises it made when regulators approved its merger with NBCUniversal in January.

Posted: Monday, June 13, 2011 - 2:40pm

Michigan Republicans Recruiting A Red Wing

Some Michigan Republicans are taking to the ice to find a candidate to challenge Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich.

Posted: Monday, June 13, 2011 - 2:40pm

Herman Cain's Anti-Muslim Bigotry Should Be Disqualifying

Presidential candidate Herman Cain has reiterated his position that any Muslim serving in his administration would be forced to take a loyalty test with this statement: "That's not discrimination. It's called trying to protect the American people. This nation is under attack constantly by people who want to kill all of us, so I'm going to take extra precaution."

Posted: Monday, June 13, 2011 - 2:40pm

Capitol Police Bans Shorts Because They Look Bad with Guns

Human resources fascists have brainwashed America's office drones into wearing wool jackets and pants, even though our country--unlike Great Britain, from where we get this oppressive sartorial tradition--has this thing called "summer," and, occasionally, "100 degree heat index," and so on. But at least these oppressed white-collar workers are confined to air-conditioned cubicles.

Posted: Monday, June 13, 2011 - 2:40pm

Global Nuclear Lockdown Not Hindered by Budget, Pentagon Official Says

Lack of cooperation by other countries, not domestic budgetary constraints, poses the greatest obstacle to President Obama's goal of securing the world's loose nuclear materials, a senior U.S. defense official says (see GSN, June 3).

Posted: Monday, June 13, 2011 - 2:40pm

House Bill Would Require Companies to Report Privacy Breaches

Rep. Mary Bono Mack, R-Calif., is circulating draft legislation that would require companies to provide a basic level of protection for consumers’ personal information and notify the government when data is stolen.

Posted: Monday, June 13, 2011 - 1:40pm

National Archives Posts Declassified Pentagon Papers Online

Until now, there has never been a complete unredacted text of the Pentagon Papers, the massive report that showed the government lied about the state of the Vietnam War. 

Posted: Monday, June 13, 2011 - 1:40pm

White House Not Echoing Calls for Weiner's Resignation

Through White House spokesman Jay Carney, President Obama criticized embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., for causing a “distraction” by exchanging inappropriate messages with several women but stopped short of calling on the lawmaker to resign.

Posted: Monday, June 13, 2011 - 1:40pm

GOP Debate Preview: Hey, We're Not So Bad

With so many Republicans dissatisfied with the current lineup of their party's 2012 presidential candidates, the participants in Monday night's primary debate will not be showing off their special talents, but proving they can rise above their greatest weaknesses. Tim Pawlenty has to show he's not boring. Herman Cain and Michele Bachmann have to show they're not airheaded flakes. Newt Gingrich has to prove he's not a vanity candidate after he failed to convince even his own staff that he was serious about his candidacy. And Mitt Romney has to show he's not mortally wounded by health care.

Posted: Monday, June 13, 2011 - 12:40pm

Gregoire Won't Run For Third Term

Updated at 1:18 p.m.

Posted: Monday, June 13, 2011 - 12:40pm