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Weekend News

Note to readers: I’m spending this weekend and next weekend with my daughter visiting University of California campuses. Since I don’t have much time for blogging this weekend, here’s a few headlines that are generating buzz in the blogosphere: Alberto Gonzales claims in the WaPo: Nothing Improper My decision some months ago to privately seek […]

Obama Returns Lobbyists’ Contributions

AP News reports that Barack Obama’s presidential campaign has “returned more than $50,000 in political contributions after discovering the donors were lobbyists.” Obama, who has pledged to change the ways of Washington, has repeatedly said he will not accept money from lobbyists or from special interest political action committees. “I am concerned about the role […]