Saturday Dec 7
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Food stamp programs worsening child obesity
Federal food programs are now feeding more than 100 million Americans. The number of recipients has soared in recent years, thanks in part to President Obama's 2008 campaign pledge to abolish childhood hunger by 2015.
Deutch Doesn't Play When It Comes to Piano
The Florida Democrat spontaneously began playing a few bars Wednesday, following a Recording Academy briefing for lawmakers interested in intellectual property rights.
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Hotel Industry Thanks House for Passage of Goodlatte Patent Troll Bill
The American Hotel & Lodging Association , the sole national association representing all segments of the U.S. lodging industry, issued the following statement regarding today's passage of The Innovation Act by the U.S. House of Representatives on a strong bipartisan vote of 325-91: "Passage of The Innovation Act is an important step towards ... (more)
BOVARD: Obama's obesity epidemic
Federal food programs are now feeding more than 100 million Americans. The number of recipients has soared in recent years, thanks in part to Barack Obama's 2008 campaign pledge to abolish childhood hunger by 2015.
Meet the Monday "No's" who said "Yes" on Tuesday to transportation funding: Thursday Morning Coffee
With Gov. Tom Corbett set to get a $2.4 billion highway funding package on his desk sometime today, we thought it would be instructive to introduce you to the state House lawmakers who were against transportation spending before they were for it: On the Republican side, it was Reps.
Goodlatte's patent bill advances
The House Judiciary Committee voted late Wednesday to advance an amended version of a patent reform bill authored by Chairman Bob Goodlatte .
The long game: Are more patent pushes on the way? - For now, patent ...
THE LONG GAME: MORE PATENT PUSHES MAY BE ON THE WAY - Judiciary lawmakers may not love every sentence in the patent reform bill that moves out of committee today, but they may not have to wait long to take another whack at things.
House cuts green energy permitting funds from energy bill
The House approved an amendment on Tuesday that would cut in half the money available to the government to consider and issue permits for solar and wind energy projects.