Friday, December 10, 2010

Short Takes

A deal on the deal — Key House leaders say they’ve worked out a way to get the tax cut deal to a vote.

Senate Republicans filibustered the 9/11 responders health bill to death.

Jobless claims drop for the second time in three weeks.

China is really trying to spoil the Nobel Prize party.

Three New Orleans police officers were convicted in the post-Katrina killing.

Haiti erupts in violence over the election results.

The Florida legislature looks at ways to cut the budget by changing the pension systems.

Jim Morrison gets his pardon.