General Motors will suspend production of its Chevrolet Volt for five weeks, due to disappointing sales figures. GM spokesman Chris Lee said the move will "align production with demand." GM sold 7,671 Volts last year, below its original goal of 10,000 cars.
Republicans in 10 states vote on Super Tuesday next week, and the general election battleground state of Ohio may be the most coveted prize. Both Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are pushing hard for the state, where 63 delegates are at stake.
One of three officials accused of mismanaging the mortuary at Dover Air Force Base has resigned. The Air Force issued a statement saying that Quinton Keel "has left federal service." Keel had previously served as director of the mortuary division at Dover.
Until this week, Andrew Schiff's personal finances were his own personal business. But that changed when he was featured in an article about how smaller bonuses are leaving Wall Street workers strapped for cash. "I didn't want to be a poster child for greed," he says.
A Kansas coalition of conservative farm advocates and liberal social groups is pushing for a law that would create a state-sanctioned work program for illegal immigrants. Their fiercest opponent is the Kansas politician who wrote Arizona's law.
On Friday, President Obama called the Georgetown law student whose stand on contraception prompted Rush Limbaugh to call her a "slut," to ask if she was okay. She said she was. House Speaker John Boehner called the radio host's remarks "inappropriate," but added that Democrats shouldn't fundraise off the debate.
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