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MONEY GRAB: President Obama is back in Texas for a pair of fundraisers in Dallas and to talk about his jobs bill at a college in Mesquite. Democrats are hoping the president uses the trip to hit back at Governor Perry, but will he? Houston’s Morning News talks about it with University of Texas Professor Dr. James Henson.
2008 Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader discusses the proposed Wall Street Bailout and his solutions. This is in response to a question asked by a student at the University of West Virginia, in Morgantown, on September 24, 2008. For more information, please visit www.votenader.org Video by Karen Kilroy – http
Remember where Obama came from. Chicago – In dramatic testimony at Blagojevich’s corruption trial on Tuesday, his one-time chief of staff Alonzo Monk said the two of them, along with fundraisers Tony Rezko and Christopher Kelly, discussed various ways they could make money through state action. Monk, who was Blagojevich’s law school roommate and was by his side through most of his political career, said the group calculated that each of several schemes would raise $100000 each and that the money would be divided up equally among the four. But Monk said he and Blagojevich would get the money only after the governor left office. Bob Arya, who worked with Blagojevich during his second term in office, joined us live to talk about the case.
Nick Faldo talks technology, club fitting, and how he gets his clubs just right
When TaylorMade decided to create the prototypes that would eventually become the Forged Tour Preferred MB, MC and CB irons, three-time British Open champion Nick Faldo was consulted early in the process. “It wasn’t like we were beginners at making irons,” says TaylorMade vice president of product creation Sean Toulon. “But I think what Nick brings to the table is, first, a passion and a love …
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Minn. government shuts down as budget talks fail
Minnesota state government has shut down for the second time in six years after political leaders couldn’t agree on how to solve a $5 billion budget deficit.
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‘Stake Land’ director Jim Mickle talks vampires and Americana
“Stake Land,” which echoes Cormac McCarthy’s “The Road” and “The Grapes of Wrath,” has been getting favorable reviews.
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Former American Idol finalist Katharine McPhee recently graced the cover of Stuff magazine. McPhee also had a conversation with the magazine wherein she talked about several topics, including her provocative pose on the cover of her self-titled debut album.
“People made a big deal out of [my album cover being racy],” she said. “They said, ‘She’s a slut, blah blah blah.’ But I’m really not showing that much skin. It’s all suggested.”
In addition, she said that whatever people saw on the American Idol series is just one part of her complex personality.
“There are different sides of me. On American Idol, people saw the side that is very professional and put together,” the 22 year old singer explained to Stuff Magazine. “But there’s this other side of me that’s outgoing, energetic and wild—and did really stupid things in college.”
What stupid things exactly? Standing over an air grate in Boston while wearing a small skirt and taking her friends to Coyote Ugly where “the girls were taking their bras off” were just a couple of them.
McPhee also told stories about her teens and claimed that she studied in an all-girls school, thus she became very eager to have a boyfriend. She is currently dating 41 year old Broadway performer Nick Cokas.
She was then asked if she really preferred dating much older men. McPhee replied, “When I turned 21, I thought it was a good age to explore. You’re no longer a teenager, so it’s OK [to date older guys]. I gravitated toward them, and I love them. They’re just wiser, and they’re less about themselves and more about you.”
McPhee and Cokas met when they were ast in the musical, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, last year. In May, it was reported by The National Enquirer that the couple was spotted checking out wedding cakes, with McPhee telling a customer that they were getting married. McPhee’s representative later denied these reports, but she told Stuff Magazine that she will settle down eventually.
“I want to have, like, 15 babies. I’ve always wanted to be pregnant,” McPhee said. “One year for Halloween, I decided to be pregnant, so I got this nun costume, and I put a big belly under it. I showed my parents and said I want to go to school as a pregnant nun. My dad sat me down and said, ‘Katharine, you can’t!'”
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