Friday, October 22, 2010

Short Takes

The New York Times reports that large companies, including Dow Chemical and Goldman Sachs, have given a lot of money to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to run campaign ads.

More than 100 people have died from cholera in Haiti.

To add to the DADT confusion, the Pentagon issues new rules that limit who can order discharges under the law.

Jobless claims
fell a little last week.

Former President Bill Clinton was in Miami campaigning for Alex Sink.

There’s water on the moon, according to NASA.

Tropical Update: Tropical Storm Richard is working its way into the Gulf of Mexico.