The [Wednesday] Papers
"I believe the United States Congress owes the American people a final vote on health care reform," Mr. Obama said during a 20-minute speech in the East Room of the White House.
House May Try To Pass Senate Health-Care Bill Without Voting On It
If any of those teams don't have enough points to make it into the Final Four, Obama will huddle with NCAA officials and try to advance them through reconciliation.
[M]y passion is economic development."
Former U.S. Senate candidate Cheryle Jackson has been named vice president of government affairs and corporate development for AAR, a Wood Dale-based company that supplies services and goods to the aerospace and defense industry.
In her new role, "I'll be helping the company grow by finding strategic alliances and partnerships," she said.
Cry For Help
The project will tentatively be called Pay Attention To Me, Dammit!
"Word is Dem Cook County Commissioner Forrest Claypool is eyeing a run for the assessor's seat as an independent."
"[A]fter seven years of challenging the established Cook County leaders within his own party, many insiders are left wondering: Why isn't Claypool running for County Board president this time around since the field is relatively weak, reform is a key issue and he's been beating that drum for years?" CBS2 reported in January.
"'Well I certainly expected to be running again and I planned to run again,' Claypool said. 'But a friend of mine felt like we had developed some ideas and a business model for integrated services and answers about nationalized health care reform, so I had to make a decision between the two and it was the hardest decision of my life.'"
Maybe cashing in on health care reform doesn't look so hot anymore.
NBC Hates Women
One of the commenters suggests the image in question was auto-generated. I can't say that it wasn't, but I can say that when I wrote for NBCChicago.com I chose the images myself for my posts; it was one of the responsibilities assigned to writers.
As I've briefly recounted before, I became so alarmed at the sudden prevalence of scantily clad, buxom women all over the site (and the sophomoric headlines and text wrapped around them) after some new editors were brought in - on orders from New York to make the site "salacious" - that I raised the issue with my minder there (a woman) and was assured that "this is not the direction the site is going."
That was nine months ago.
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Posted on March 17, 2010
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