Bill to dock lawmakers if workers furloughed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Tampa Tribune) Florida Sen. Bill Nelson says he'll co-sponsor filing legislation to dock paychecks for Congress members by the same percentage as any federal worker furloughed as a more…

Obama now says his sequester idea 'dumb'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Garth Kant The Obama administration warned us it would be catastrophic. Sequestration would mean the loss of police officers, firefighters, teachers, soldiers, air control towers and shipyards...you more…

Boehner: No new tax hikes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Republicans will not agree to any new tax hikes to replace the sequester after a White House meeting on Friday. Boehner more…

Taco Bell finds horse meat in products

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) LONDON — Food safety officials say they have found traces of horse meat in ground beef sold by fast food restaurant Taco Bell in Britain, more…

Obama: 'I am not a dictator'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="hrdmxyOTqGd-OVb81yqO8_RoccrqgxBW"] (THE HILL) "I am not a dictator," President Obama said Friday while defending his efforts to stop the sequester. "I'm the president." Obama said there are more…

Michael Jordan hit with paternity lawsuit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) Hoops legend Michael Jordan is being sued by a woman claiming he's the father of her teen son, according to new report. Pamela Smith claims more…

Feds: Ex-postal workers stole $3.5 million

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION) Two former postal workers and an accomplice pleaded guilty in federal court this week to stealing more than $3.5 million in federal tax refund and government more…

Spared from the ax: Obamacare?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) The Obama administration has issued ample warnings how the sequester can have dire effects on health programs. Official talk about fewer vaccines, cuts in medical research grants, more…