Category: election 2008

Four Senate Seats still empty

By Paul Kane Washington Post Staff Writer Saturday, January 3, 2009; Page A03 As the gavel quietly fell yesterday on the final session of the 110th Senate, officials in several states sought to cut through the confusion surrounding a quartet of chamber seats whose future occupants remain undetermined amid succession fights and election recount disputes. […]

New President New ride!

New presidential limo will transport Obama on Inauguration Day Custom-built Cadillac will be bulletproof, have hand-sewn interior Limo can withstand a “direct hit from an asteroid,” news agency jokes First presidential limo purchased in 1907 for President Theodore Roosevelt

Chrysler gets $4 billion

Auburn Hills-based automaker gets its first installment of government cash for restructuring. Detroit News staff and wire reports Troubled Chrysler LLC late Friday received an initial $4 billion loan from the U.S. Treasury Department, part of the $17.4 billion it and General Motors Corp. had sought to help the companies stay afloat. Chief Executive Robert […]

2008 Election Guide: Obama vs. McCain

Barack Obama, Democrat John McCain, Republican ECONOMY Plans to repeal Bush’s tax cuts for rich households while helping middle-class households cope with financial issues with targeted tax relief. Obama also plans to renegotioate free trade and reform healthcare. Plans to keep Bush’s tax cuts while abolishing the Alternative Minimum tax to lower taxes for middle-class […]

Obama’s Think Tank!

Our US president elect is not setting up your usual cabinet he is setting up a proverbial think tank! What a genius he is. Hillary Clinton, U.S. Senator from New York and former First Lady, will serve as Secretary of State. Secretary Robert Gates, the current Secretary of Defense, will continue to serve in that […]

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