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Inadequate Nuclear Reactor Safety in the U.S.

By at May 12, 2011 | 2:57 pm | 1,056 Comments

Inadequate Nuclear Reactor Safety in the U.S.

What is the fallout in the United States from Fukushima? Congressman Edward Markey (D-Mass), a senior member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee wanted to know

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Markey Queries NRC on Seismic Safety of Nuclear Reactors in Wake of Japan Earthquake

By at March 14, 2011 | 9:05 am | 0 Comment

Markey Queries NRC on Seismic Safety of Nuclear Reactors in Wake of Japan Earthquake

Congressman Markey wants to know what kind of impact the nuclear disaster in Japan will have on America’s nuclear industry. Markey penned a letter asking that the NRC not approve Westinghouse’s design for a new nuclear reactor.

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Hold on Mr. Holder

By at March 3, 2011 | 9:51 am | 65 Comments

Hold on Mr. Holder

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder often talks about racism and Holder was recently grilled by a Congressman who believes Holder’s department is protecting the rights of African Americans at the expense of everyone else. Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno tracked and dissected one of Holder’s statements.

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York Rep. Todd Platts not chosen for White House Job

By at September 23, 2010 | 8:00 pm | 61 Comments

(By Liam Migdail-Smith, The Patriot News) U.S. Rep. Todd Platts, R-York, is not getting the top Governmental Accountability Office job he applied for last year. The White House announced Tuesday that the President Barack Obama would nominate Gene L. Dodaro for the comptroller general post Platts was seeking. The position oversees the Governmental Accountability Office, […]

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A Ted to Remember

By at September 22, 2010 | 5:13 pm | 380 Comments

Former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens recently died in a plane crash and that got me thinking about a card I should have mailed him. I interviewed Stevens in 1988 – our time was brief, but to this day, I remember even the most mundane details with clarity. I was a fresh faced reporter working for […]

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