Thursday, July 1, 2010

Short Takes

Hurricane Alex came ashore in Mexico as a Category 1. The storm has halted the oil protection efforts in the Gulf.

The House passes financial regulation; the Senate postpones the vote.

Road trip: President Obama got in his licks against the GOP and John Boehner in Racine, Wisconsin.

Elena Kagan made it through the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings without a scratch.

No real surprise here; small-business owners say BP is nickel-and-diming them over claims against the corporation.

The Tigers lost again to the Twins.