Friday, May 03, 2013
Great Plant Auction
This lively event, featuring both a silent and live auction, is a plant lover’s dream! Enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres as Phipps Garden Center in Mellon Park transforms into an auction house for rare, unique and newly introduced trees, shrubs and tropical plants, as well as garden accessories. Learn more at phipps.conservatory.org.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California shocked his Republican Congressional colleagues by withdrawing his name from consideration to replace John Boehner of Ohio as Speaker of the House. Majority Whip Steve Scalise and other prominent Republicans have launched a concerted campaign to persuade House Ways and Means Committee chair and former Vice-Presidential candidate Paul Ryan of Wisconsin to run for the job. McCarthy also has stated that Ryan is the best person to lead the House.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with Senator John McCain that the hospital bombing by the U.S. is a terrible accident and NOT a war crime?