Reason Morning Links: Cities Back in Vogue, Sen. Al Franken, Vicodin Ban Looming


Say hello to the newly instated Senator Stuart Smalley.

FDA panel recommends a ban on seven prescription painkillers, including Percocet and Vicodin.

Surprise! Just-passed House energy bill larded with corporate welfare and pork projects.

Census data show that cities are making a comeback, at the expense of suburbs.

States hit hardest by the recession seeing a smaller proportional share of stimulus spending.