Saturday, May 1, 2010

Short Takes

BP had no plan — “The company said a catastrophic accident at an offshore rig that exploded was “unlikely.”

Florida declares an emergency over the oil spill.

Tornadoes hit Arkansas.

The Florida legislature ends the session with wrangling, bitterness, and petulance.

President Obama will not have to testify in the case of Illinois vs. Blagojevich.

As if the Senate race in Florida wasn’t interesting enough, Jeff Greene, a former Republican billionaire who made his fortune in the housing bubble, announces his bid for the Democratic primary.

Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite (R-FL) announces her retirement.

The Tigers had a whopping good 4th inning to beat the Angels 10-6 in Detroit.