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Red River Land Dispute Echoes Cliven Bundy

By Nick Swartsell, The Dallas Morning News WASHINGTON — A federal agency’s planning effort for land along the Red River has ignited a new skirmish in the fight between conservative Texas politicians and Washington. The uproar follows a high-profile controversy around the Bureau of Land Management’s actions in Nevada. The tangle between the bureau and Texas […]

May 2, 2014

eBay Ends Icahn Dispute With Board Appointment

New York (AFP) – Online retail giant eBay said Thursday it had reached a deal with activist investor Carl Icahn, who had demanded a spinoff of the payment division PayPal. Icahn, who had been leading a campaign to split up the eCommerce giant, reached a deal with eBay that calls for the naming of a […]

April 10, 2014

Both Elected For Anti-Iraq War Stances, Obama and Webb Split on Libya

Like President Obama, Jim Webb won a U.S. Senate seat in large part based on his opposition to the Iraq War, a conflict that dominated Democratic primary politics between 2004 and 2008 and support for which probably sank Hillary Clinton’s presidential ambitions. Webb has been out-front on the issue since his election in 2006, and […]

June 27, 2011