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Guest blogger and author Marion Nestle tells us why the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 matters and what it means for our children.
THE TWENTIETH AMENDMENT WAS SUPPOSED TO DO AWAY WITH THE “LAME DUCK” CONGRESS: SO WHY HAVE WE SPENT THE LAST DAYS OF 2010 WATCHING ONE?
“A very undesirable legislative condition.” That is how the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, gathering in 1932, referred to the period after a bi-annual election and before the swearing in of the new Congress. The committee was describing reasons why the nation should adopt what turned out to be the twentieth amendment to the Constitution…. [Continue Reading]
Should Congress raise taxes to pay down our deficits?
Ever since Robert Bork’s nomination to the Supreme Court was defeated in 1987, there has been considerable worry over how a judicial nominee’s written “track record” can work against them. The more someone writes, the more chances there are that what they write will offend a critical constituency (as it did with Bork) and lead… [Continue Reading]
Miriam and Eric were engaged and both worked for North American Stainless. So when Eric was fired for the actions of his fiancée, is that illegal?