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  • Obama's State of the Union: 'Hopeful'

     
    by Mark Silva, updated with details and speech President Barack Obama, vowing a new commitment to fiscal restraint while renewing his bid for an overhaul of healthcare, called on Americans Wednesday night to repair "a deficit of trust.'' The president,......
  • Obama on energy: drilling, nukes and coal

     
    by Jim Tankersley Pitching his energy and climate agenda to a joint session of Congress last February, President Obama warned of the "ravages of climate change" and asked the House and Senate to send him legislation to send me legislation......
  • Obama's budget: $3.8 trillion, w/ a prison

     
    by Mark Silva, updated at 9:15 am and 11:25 am EST President Barack Obama today will propose a new, $3.8 trillion federal budget that boosts spending in some areas, such as education and job-creation, but cuts spending elsewhere. It also......
  • Obama going nuclear: $8 billion startup

     
    by Michael Muskal President Barack Obama today pledged $8 billion in loan guarantees needed to build the first U.S. nuclear power plant in nearly three decades. Speaking at a training center at the Landham, Md., headquarters of the International...
  • Gas Prices Headed North for Summer

     
    Gas prices rose for the sixth straight day, increasing 5 cents from a week ago, according to AAA Fuel Gauge Report. Meanwhile, oil has hit $80 per barrel. In all likelihood, what this means is that while summer seems a......
  • Obama: Off-shore oil drilling necessary

     
    by Christi Parsons President Barack Obama announced plans to expand off-shore drilling for oil and gas today, arguing that it is critical to the cause of energy independence and thus a matter of national and economic security. Speaking before a......
  • Obama: Off-shore oil drilling expansion

     
    by Mark Silva As the White House seeks to salvage an energy bill that has cleared the House and is mired in the Senate, President Barack Obama plans to open a door to expanded off-shore oil-drilling on the Atlantic Coast......
  • Congressional Democrats criticize Obama oil drilling plan

     
    U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Alcee Hastings are not happy with President Barack Obama's plan to allow lots of new offshore oil drilling. Wasserman Schultz, a Weston Democrat, and Hastings, a Democrat whose district includes part of Palm Beach.....
  • Sarah Palin: 'Stall, baby, stall'

     
    by Mark Silva Sarah Palin -- she of "Drill, baby, drill'' fame on the question of offshore oil production -- has found a few more simple words for President Barack Obama's offshore drilling plan: "Stall, baby, stall,'' Palin, the former......
  • Deficit solutions: 'Day of reckoning'

     
    by Mark Silva As a bipartisan commission assigned with finding solutions for the nation's spiraling budget deficits convened at the White House today, President Barack Obama maintained that all possible fixes will be on the table and that "a day......
  • Cape Cod windfarm gaining approval

     
    by Jim Tankersley and updated at 12:30 pm EDT The Obama administration has approved a long-delayed, highly controversial offshore wind project off Cape Cod, Mass. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is set to announce the decision, to grant federal permits to....