Diary

Today's top stories - Thursday, December 11, 2008

Jackson denies Senate bribe
Obama, caucus of Democrats urge Blagojevich to step down

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/11/jackson-denies-senate-bribe/

Senate GOP puts brakes on bailout
House passes Detroit deal

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/11/senate-gop-puts-brakes-on-bailout/

Obama eyes cuts in expensive weapons systems
Pentagon budget to shift to current war needs

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/11/pentagon-budget-to-shift-to-current-war-needs/

Van Hollen urges Obama to keep promises

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/11/van-hollen-urges-obama-to-deliver-on-promises/

Recession lowers curtain on nation’s opera
Arts feel patrons’ pinch


http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/11/curtain-falls-on-opera-companies-as-recession-hits/

D.C. funds wither for 1st-home hopefuls
Council vows to honor contracts

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/11/dc-funds-languish-for-first-home-hopefuls/

Coalition moves on Taliban before election
Persuading isolated locals to back government a tough sell

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/11/disruptive-operation-coincides-with-voter-registra/