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buried in snow and ice!
- A small Pennsylvania town called Hazelton started what has become a
constitutional challenge to Congress' right to regulate immigration. WTOP's
Nathan Roberts talks more about this with Congressional Quarterly's
Michael Sandler. Click to hear the
Controversy Over HSPD-12
- Employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are suing
to prevent background checks the government is conducting before issuing
HSPD-12 cards. Those checks are on hold right now, but checks are moving forward at other NASA field centers. Keith
Cowing is a former NASA scientist and the host of http://www.nasawatch.com/.
He says NASA employees at other centers are just as unhappy about the checks
as those at the JPL. Click to hear the
Interest Rates Going Down Again?
- Government economic numbers, such as unemployment, indicate the economy is
doing well, but housing market turmoil and credit problems tell another story.
The Federal Reserve will meet today and CNN's Bob Costantini talks about
what we might see. Click to hear the
A Good Compromise
- The compromise on pay-for-performance in the new Pentagon
spending conference report is leaving both the Pentagon and labor unions with
something to be happy about. John Palguta, Vice President of Policy at
the Partnership for Public Service talks about what this decision will mean if
it's signed into law. Click to hear the
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