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Judge Who Nixed Health Care Owns Stake in GOP Firm

Attorney general paid consulting firm $9K this year

(Newser) - Surprise! Henry Hudson, the federal judge who ruled health care reform unconstitutional today owns as much as $50,000 worth of stock in a GOP political consulting firm that opposes health care reform. According to financial disclosure forms spotted first by the Huffington Post and then Gawker , Hudson has made... More »

Federal Judge Declares Health Care Reform Unconstitutional

Rules in favor of Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli

(Newser) - A federal judge declared the Obama administration's health care law unconstitutional today, siding with Virginia's attorney general in a dispute that both sides agree will ultimately be decided by the Supreme Court. US District Judge Henry E. Hudson is the first federal judge to strike down the law, which has... More »

New York, Age 400, Looks Back to Holland

Exhibition features letter signaling founding of Manhattan

(Newser) - Today is an unhappy date in New York, but tomorrow is a much more joyous anniversary—on Sept. 12, 1609, Henry Hudson sailed up the river that now bears his name, leading to the founding of New Amsterdam. The Dutch royal family will visit for the anniversary, and two historical... More »

Five Worst Hangovers Ever

(Newser) - Think you know how to tie on one?  You're a piker compared to these historical debauches:
  1. Admiral Edward Russell's 17th-century throwdown. His punch had 250 gallons of brandy, 125 gallons of Malaga wine, 1,400 pounds of sugar, 2,500 lemons, 20 gallons of lime juice, and 5 pounds of
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