I have been enjoying HBO’s John Adams series every Sunday night. I have remarked several times that it reminds me at times of the political debates we are having today.
I find this comparison an interesting analysis that I thought worth sharing.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Treasury Department may unveil on Monday fresh plans to tighten rules on financial market players to ward off a future credit market crisis like the one currently threatening to drag the economy into a deep recession.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Barack Obama seemed to suggest in an interview aired Friday that his former pastor has acknowledged that his controversial remarks were inappropriate and hurtful, although there are no public accounts of the minister having done so….
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Sometimes touted as a contender for the Republican vice-presidential slot, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has aired her thoughts on race in the United States, a prominent issue in the presidential election campaign.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Friday it intends to nominate two Democrats to fill empty seats at the Securities and Exchange Commission, which has been operating with three Republican commissioners for several weeks amid worsening market turmoil.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top Pentagon official on Friday said he was confident a $766 million contract award to Lockheed Martin Corp was handled fairly, openly and in accordance with the law, and he hoped the losing bidder, Boeing Co, would not protest the decision.