Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Short Takes

The jobs bill gets five Republicans to vote to end the filibuster, including the new guy.

Former Vice President Cheney is “resting comfortably” after having chest pains.

The death toll is 27 in the accidental bombing of civilians in Afghanistan.

There are now at least 21 senators who support putting in the public option during reconciliation.

Najibullah Zazi, accused of plotting to blow up the New York subway, pleads guilty.

A number of people are missing after mudslides in the Azores.

Toyota may face criminal charges.

The City of Miami got a new manager for free.

Red-light cameras are ruled unconstitutional in Aventura.

Charlie Crist’s Senate campaign is losing staff.