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Businesses adapt to rally plans

May 1, 2006
Many businesses have taken steps to lessen disruption from today's pro-immigration rallies. Tess Vigeland tells us how.

Texas boycott

May 1, 2006
While immigrant activists call for a nationwide boycott of businesses today, Alex Cohen reports a de facto boycott has already been underway for weeks in many parts of the Lone Star State.

Congressional preview

May 1, 2006
Weary senators take another stab this week at efforts to extend tax cuts and pass an emergency spending bill laden with earmarks. John Dimsdale reports.

Looks like <i>this</i> Dubai deal won't tank

Apr 28, 2006
The White House has approved another Dubai purchase of another American company doing some sensitive stuff. But the administration says this time is different, and it looks like &mdash; so far &mdash; Congress is buying it. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Washington

Maybe businesses should take a pledge?

Apr 28, 2006
Is the answer to immigration reform to send illegal aliens back? Should we offer undocumented workers amnesty and a chance to become citizens? Commentator Ben Barber says we're looking at this the wrong way.
Posted In: Washington

Moral compass gone awry

Apr 27, 2006
House Republicans abruptly yanked a lobbying and ethics bill off the floor today. Democrats say the bill isn't going to do much to end abuses anyway. Writer and commentator Jeff Birnbaum has low expectations for reform on the Hill.

Faking the count

Apr 27, 2006
One way the FCC monitors content on public airwaves is fielding complaints from listeners and viewers. But while many are genuine, a lot of complaints are actually generated by fake grassroots campaigns attempting to influence decision makers. Jeff Tyler reports.

$100 rebates! Suspend the gas tax!

Apr 27, 2006
As the public grows more uneasy about rising gasoline prices, Republicans and Democrats are scrambling to out-press conference each other and minimize the political damage. Will it do you any good at the pump? Hillary Wicai reports.

Really big oil

Apr 27, 2006
ExxonMobil releases its quarterly earnings today, and Alisa Roth reports that the information isn't likely to quell increased calls for a windfall profits tax on oil companies.
Posted In: Wall Street

Softwood dispute

Apr 27, 2006
The US and Canada are close to settling a years-old dispute over the importation of cheap Canadian lumber into the US. Steve McNalley has the details.
Posted In: Washington

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