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Day: <span>March 9, 2009</span>

Mayoral Candidate Bill Thompson: Making His Case

First of a 3-part series: The Principles I Believe In NYC Comptroller Bill Thompson’s office looks like the city’s chief fiscal officer works there. Decorations are sparse. Visitors sit on a faded floral print sofa – a holdover from when Liz Holtzman was Comptroller. A greeter explains: Thompson felt it is important to spend tax […]readmore

Obama overturns Bush policy on stem cell research

President Barack Obama today ended restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research, overturning a Bush administration policy that patients and medical researchers said hindered the development of new medical treatments. “In recent years, when it comes to stem cell research, rather than furthering discovery, our government has forced what I believe is a […]readmore