Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Short Takes

Geithner Sworn In — Senate votes 60-34 to confirm Treasury secretary.

Direct Contact — President Obama gives his first live interview as president to al-Arabiya, a network based in Dubai aimed to an Arab audience.

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was everywhere yesterday except at this own impeachment trial.

More than 75,000 jobs cut at places like Home Depot, Sprint/Nextel, Caterpillar.

Don’t Touch That Dial — Senate extends digital TV switchover to June.

White House Loses E-mail — The West Wing was without its e-mail yesterday for eight hours. Panic ensued.

Another Cold Shot — South Florida will get another cold weekend with lows in the 40’s. Just in time for the Super Bowl in Tampa.