Why do potential solutions that might actually help reform the U.S. political system seem so far-fetched? Dan tries to deal with the subject in a realistic way. Also, a riffin’ on the News segment.
1.”Financial regulation bill gets last-minute amendment from Sen. Chris Dodd” by Brady Dennis for The Washington Post, May 19, 2010.
2.”Congress Refuses to Outlaw Insider Trading For Lawmakers” by Peter Gorenstein in Investing, Banking, Politics, May 5, 2010.
3.”Premiums may undermine coverage guarantee for kids” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, for the Associated Press, May 9, 2010.
4.”Texas ready for textbook showdown” by MSNBC staff writers, May 19, 2010.
5.”Gates says urgent need to cut defense bureaucracy” by Robert Burns for the Associated Press, May 8, 2010.
6.”Pentagon asking Congress to hold back on generous increases in troop pay” By Craig Whitlock for the Washington Post, May 8, 2010.