Friday, December 4, 2009

Short Takes

The jobs summit: lots of ideas…

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke had a rough day yesterday on Capitol Hill.

According to Reuters, nearly 60% of Americans support the public option.

The Senate passed an amendment to the healthcare bill that guarantees women access to mammograms.

Comcast and NBC get together.

Taking the bullet: Three Secret Service agents get put on leave and may lose their jobs because of the party crashers.

Speaking of the Secret Service, the agency reports that threats against President Obama are about the same as the level for Bush and Clinton.

Prosecutors will not pursue charges against a man who hijacked a plane to Cuba in 1958.

Isn’t that special? The Florida legislature has more on its plate for their special session than just light rail.