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Pawlenty’s Economy: A Familiar 'Better Deal'

Harnessing Reaganomics to the internet revolution, former Minnesota Governor and current contender for the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination Tim Pawlenty will lay out his economic vision for the nation at 11 am EST today at the University of Chicago, a bastion of conservative economic academia.

Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 7:40am

Israel: No Peace Conference With Hamas

Employing the classic parry and thrust of international diplomacy, France is trying to convene a Paris peace conference in July to preempt a U.N. General Assembly vote in September that would unilaterally recognize a Palestinian state.

Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 6:40am

Pawlenty’s Economy: A Familiar “Better Deal.”

Harnessing Reaganomics to the internet revolution, former Minnesota Governor and current contender for the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination Tim Pawlenty will lay out his economic vision for the nation at 11 am EST today at the University of Chicago, a bastion of conservative economic academia.

Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 1:40am

Voters Have Reason to Engage in 2012 Election

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 11:40pm

Owning It

While I generally loathe press releases, I have to admit that one caught my eye on Monday morning. The e-mail release from the Republican National Committee simply said, “They Own It.”  

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 10:40pm

Goolsbee to Leave White House in Fall to Return to Teaching

Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Austan Goolsbee will leave the White House for the 2011-2012 school year to resume his teaching post at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, the White House announced on Monday evening. Goolsbee had taught at the school for 14 years, most recently as the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 8:40pm

PICTURES: How Food Contamination Outbreaks Have Affected the U.S.

Four suspected cases of E. Coli infections have been identified in Americans who have recently traveled to Hamburg, Germany, the alleged origin of the latest produce-contamination outbreak. We survey global food-contamination outbreaks—namely of E.Coli and Salmonella—over the past five years and reveal how they affected Americans.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 7:40pm

Pelosi Calls for Weinergate Investigation

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is calling for an investigation into Rep. Anthony Weiner's actions in the wake of his very dramatic press conference Monday--with an unexpected cartoonish intro from Andrew Breitbart--in which he came clean about sending women he met online sexually-charged messages and photos.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 7:40pm

Comment of the Day: Forget Breitbart, Weiner Got Himself Into This

Commenter Nathan Guest pointed it out hours before Andrew Breitbart hijacked Anthony Weiner's press conference to respond to those criticizing his decision to publish the Weiner photos: think what you may about Breitbart, but Weiner's only got himself to blame, here. 

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 7:40pm

Time Editor to Head Bono's ONE Campaign

Time magazine editor Michael Elliott is poised to take over as president and CEO of ONE, Bono’s global anti-poverty charity foundation, on August 1.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 6:40pm