Matthew Sollars

Matthew Sollars appears in the following:

Turkey Pulls Ambassador Over Genocide Vote

Thursday, March 04, 2010

A House committee has passed a resolution describing as genocide the killing of Armenians by Turkish forces during World War One.

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Another Paterson Aide Resigns

Thursday, March 04, 2010

Paterson's communications director says he cannot continue to serve in "good conscience," in light of recent developments.

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U.S. Drafts New Sanctions for Iran

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

The U.S. is organizing support at the U.N. for hefty new sanctions meant to cripple Iran's Revolutionary Guards.

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Obama Calls for Final Health Care Vote

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Says the American people deserve and expect a final vote after a year of debate on the issue.

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Paterson Broke Ethics Law, Panel Charges

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Free tickets to the opening game of the 2009 World Series at Yankee Stadium may have violated rules.

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Arab Nations Approve Mideast Peace Talks

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Arab leaders have approved an American plan for indirect talks between Palestinians and Israelis.

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Clinton Pledges Aid to Chile

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says there aren't any plans to send U.S. troops to Chile to help keep order or distribute aid.

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Bunning Relents on Benetfits Bill

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Senator Jim Bunning, Republican of Kentucky, has decided to lift his opposition to a bill that would extend unemployment benefits and fund highway projects.

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Obama's Health Bill to Include Republican Proposals

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

President Barack Obama is set to outline a revised health care reform proposal tomorrow, and he says it will include some Republican ideas.

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Judge Says No False Profits in Madoff Claims

Monday, March 01, 2010

A federal bankruptcy judge says Bernard Madoff's victims can not collect the fictional profits they believed they'd made by investing with him.

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Paterson Says He Won't Step Down

Monday, March 01, 2010

A defiant Governor Paterson says he's not stepping down.

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Rangel Rejects Ethics Panel's Findings

Friday, February 26, 2010

Harlem Democrat Charles Rangel, the chair of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, says he will not give up that post after an ethics panel admonished him on Friday.

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Panel: Rangel Broke Ethics Rules

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Report will say Harlem Democrat knowingly accepted corporate-sponsored trips to the Caribbean in 2007 and 2008.

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Lawmakers Grill Execs on Rate Increases

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

At a contentious House hearing, lawmakers confronted executives of a California health insurer, which has sought rate increases of up to 39 percent in California.

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Senate Approves Modest Jobs Bill

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

The Senate passed a $15 billion jobs bill today by a surprisingly bi-partisan 70-28 vote.

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Akio Toyoda Says Toyota Has Grown Too Fast

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Toyota's CEO Akio Toyoda faced more than four hours of questioning today at a House committee investigating the recall of more than 6 million vehicles in the U.S. 

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Obama Releases Health Bill, Jobs Bill Moves

Monday, February 22, 2010

After nearly a year of debate and ahead of his televised health care summit later this week, President Obama released his own version of health care reform legislation today.

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Zazi Pleads Guilty to Terror Charges

Monday, February 22, 2010

Najibullah Zazi has admitted that he planned to carry out a "martyrdom" attack on the New York City subways.

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Domingo Says He'll Have "Preventive" Surgery

Monday, February 22, 2010

Placido Domingo says that he will undergo "medically recommended preventive surgery."

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NY Plans to Close Parks in Budget Crunch

Friday, February 19, 2010

A swimming pool at Jones Beach and programming at Niagara Falls are among the cuts the state wants to make to the parks system this summer.

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