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Reeling it in: Spielberg, Hanks deliver in 'Bridge of Spies'

...logic being that eventually an American spy is going to fall into the hands of the Soviets, and America would need a bargaining chip. Lo and behold, a few years later, American pilot Gary Powers, at the stick of the experimental U-2 spy plane...
Arts & Entertainment on June 11. How they traveled from Mosul to Turkey and why the Islamic State would relinquish such a useful bargaining chip remained unclear."I think it's fair to say that we haven't been told the full story," said Aaron Stein...
Aviation shutdown leaves workers, projects on idle

A battle over union voting rules with Essential Air Service being used as a bargaining chip by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives led to a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration July 23...
Agency rules in favor of firefighters in union dispute is not obligated to fund an arbitrator's award, it is still considered unfair practice to use the fact as a bargaining chip, the labor agency ruled. Hayes' comments came in a contract meeting at a time when negotiations between the Fairbanks...
Healy coal plant debate continues

...but with HEA's contract ending with Chugach, the cooperative must act soon. "The real value of Healy is as a bargaining chip," said Brian Hirsch, HEA board member. Hirsch said HCCP doesn't have the technology to meet the mercury emissions...
Ambitious plans for this session falling by the wayside

...indication whether they would vote for or against it. The alcohol tax increase could become an end-of-session bargaining chip to sweeten the deal for a host of other measures that must be resolved before the Legislature adjourns Tuesday. Lawmakers...


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