Thursday, August 6, 2009

Short Takes

Wait and See — The Obama administration is waiting to see what the release of the two Americans might mean toward further talks with North Korea.

Two more GOP senators — Bond of Missouri and Gregg of New Hampshire — say they will vote to confirm Sonia Sotomayor.

Drug deal — “Pressed by industry lobbyists, White House officials on Wednesday assured drug makers that the administration stood by a behind-the-scenes deal to block any Congressional effort to extract cost savings from them beyond an agreed-upon $80 billion.”

Car deal — The Senate works out the kinks in re-upping cash for clunkers.

Hillary Clinton in Africa — The Secretary of State is calling on Kenya to clean up its act after last year’s tumultuous election.

Squeaky Fromme gets paroled.

Astroturfing in Broward attracts the usual suspects.

The Tigers win against Baltimore.