Correction: A previous version of this post misspelled the last name of Yuri Milner, a Russian billionaire who set up a prize in theoretical physics. This version has been corrected. Chrystia Freeland is editor of Thomson Reuters Digital and author of “The Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super Rich and the Fall of… Read more »
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When gun control proponent Mark Kelly announced he was going to hand his AR-15 over to Tucson PD once he picks it up, it seemed he was trying to give the impression that he’s doing his part to get such firearms off the streets. The problem is, Arizona law may not allow that scenario to play… Read more »
Progressive supporters of Michael Bloomberg’s large soda ban might scoff when conservatives liken the mayor to the “food police,” but what other image comes to mind when you read this? Come Tuesday city inspectors will be armed with 17-ounce cups to police New York City Mayor Bloomberg’s controversial new law banning large sodas and other… Read more »
Oh noes: Lobbying giant Patton Boggs has laid off 65 lawyers and staff, including 23 from its Washington, D.C. practice, according to multiple reports. The firm’s revenue and net profits had fallen between 2011 and 2012. Lobbying revenue declined five percent from $ 48.4 to $ 46 million, according to calculations by The Hill.