NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg cracks down on electronic cigarettes: report

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NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg cracks down on electronic cigarettes: report

Washington Times Michael Siegel, School of Public Health Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seeking to regulate tobacco-less electronic cigarettes, three tobacco-related bills submitted to the New York City Council reveal… Expert quote: “I have no problems with this ordinance as a whole — raising the age, banning advertising. But [electronic-cigarettes] are a product that’s literally saving […]

Embassy Row: She’s a Kennedy

Washington Times Thomas Berger, College of Arts & Sciences President Obama’s nomination of Caroline Kennedy as ambassador to Japan sparked a lively debate about her qualifications to serve in one of America’s most important diplomatic posts… Expert quote: “Caroline Kennedy is likely to be a successful and popular ambassador to Japan.” View full article  

Obama leaves G-8 summit without Syria breakthrough

Washington Times William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences President Obama left a high-level international summit Tuesday without having secured the major breakthrough on Syria he’d hoped to achieve… Expert quote: “I think it really is going to undermine the relationship between the two countries. It may have an adverse impact on other issues that are […]

Samantha Power to U.N.; Susan Rice to White House as National Security Adviser

Washington Times Charles Stith, College of Arts & Sciences In a move sure to provoke congressional Republicans, President Obama is nominating embattled U.N. Ambassador Susan E. Rice Wednesday to serve as his national security adviser… Expert quote: “It keeps one of our most able diplomats involved at one of the most critical junctures in our […]

‘Obamacare’ not playing a leading role in state campaigns

Washington Times Fred Bayles, College of Communication President Obama’s health care law may be a partisan flash point on Capitol Hill, but unique factors have forced it to play a supporting role in spring campaigns to fill empty seats in Congress… Expert quote: “This was supported by Republicans and Democrats in the legislature. There were […]

CPAC 2013: Bush’s legacy lingers over new GOP stars

Washington Times Angelo Codevilla, College of Arts & Sciences President George W. Bush’s shadow still hangs over the Republican Party four years after he left office.. Expert quote: “The left hates him and nobody on the right really likes him. If somehow the Republican Party was to nominate Jeb Bush, you would have the final […]