Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Short Takes

Clearing skies over Europe.

The top two al-Qaeda in Iraq leaders have been killed, according to Vice President Biden.

A gunman opened fire in a Tennessee hospital, killing one and himself.

Taking it to the Street — President Obama will take his case for financial reform to Wall Street.

Oh, goody — The GOP says they have the votes to block financial reform.

Yet more signs of a growing economy.

Making nice
— The White House smooths things over with Afghanistan.

Ka-Ching! The Florida legislature signs off on the deal with the Seminoles (the tribe, not the football team) for gambling, which could bring in $1.3 billion.

Poll: The Florida governor’s race between Alex Sink (D) and Bill McCollum (R) is getting tighter.

The Tigers lose 2-0 in Anaheim.