Friday, January 28, 2011

Short Takes

First it was Tunisia, then Egypt, and now Yemen.

Nelson Mandela has been hospitalized.

The Illinois Supreme Court rules in favor of Rahm Emanuel staying on the ballot in the Chicago mayor’s race.

Jay Carney is the new White House press secretary.

The Senate nibbled around the edges of changing the filibuster rules.

The weather from Boston to Washington is just lousy.

Stocks closed flat after unemployment figures stayed the same.