john mccain

Mar 11, 2011

Md. lures HBO shoot with $3.5M incentive

HBO will shoot the film Game Change in Maryland this spring, Gov. Martin O’Malley’s office announced Friday afternoon. The film depicts the 2008 presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain, from the surprise pick of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin through his general election defeat at the hands of Barack Obama. The state, which will dole out […]

Jan 12, 2011

Obama ‘HOPE’ artist and AP settle copyright claims

NEW YORK — The Associated Press and the artist who created the Barack Obama “HOPE” image have agreed to settle their copyright infringement claims against each other in a deal that calls for them to work together on future projects involving the news agency’s pictures. Both sides announced the agreement in a joint release Wednesday, […]

Dec 27, 2010

In Congress, a harder line on illegal immigrants

WASHINGTON — The end of the year means a turnover of House control from Democratic to Republican and, with it, Congress’ approach to immigration. In a matter of weeks, Congress will go from trying to help young, illegal immigrants become legal to debating whether children born to parents who are in the country illegally should […]

Dec 14, 2010

House to vote on repeal of don’t ask, don’t tell

WASHINGTON — In a new showdown, the House this week will take up a bill that would overturn the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays, Democratic leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday. The move would put pressure on the Senate to delay its holiday adjournment plans and take up a standalone repeal bill sponsored […]

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