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  • Congress wants to turn off spigot

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown House Democrats expect bipartisan support today for a bill that would suspend new shipments to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. By reducing demand on the global market, Democrats say, the move could cut the cost of gasoline......
  • Bush: 'I'm a peace man'

     
    by Mark Silva As President Bush takes off for a weeklong journey through the Middle East today, with a goal of helping Israeli and Palestinian leaders seek a "common ground'' in peace talks, Lebanon once again is embroiled in deadly......
  • Skip Campbell and other Democrats to rail on 2008 session

     
    Republican legislative leaders' rosy appraisal of the 2008 legislative session will be called into doubt Tuesday by a handful of Democratic legislative candidates on the ballot in Palm Beach County. Leading a pack of candidates at a press conference......
  • Boehner, Blunt: Now, let's drill

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown The Senate voted overwhelmingly today to suspend shipments to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, and the House is expected to follow suit momentarily. House Republican leaders say the move, intended to reduce prices at the pump by......
  • White House: Peace talks 'sluggish'

     
    by Mark Silva ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. - On a crisp spring day along the Potomac, Air Force Once is boarding, bound for Tel Aviv tonight, carrying a president who still holds out hope for an agreement over the......
  • Democrats take another Republican seat

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown Anti-abortion, pro-gun Democrat Travis Childers has won today's special election in Mississippi's deeply conservative First Congressional District, the Associated Press is reporting. Following special election victories in Illinois...
  • Obama concedes defeat in Kentucky early

     
    by Rick Pearson LOUISVILLE--Sen. Barack Obama's campaign is conceding not only that Sen. Hillary Clinton will win today's West Virginia primary by a large margin but next week's Kentucky primary as well. But a memo from the Illinois Democrat's......
  • Senate votes to stop filling oil reserve

     
    Undated government photo of U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve's Big Hill site near Beaumont, Texas. (Source: Department of Energy/ via Bloomberg News) by Frank James How concerned are lawmakers during this election year about a voter backlash against...
  • Clinton: West Virginia does matter

     
    Sen. Hillary Clinton arrives for a series of votes on the U.S. Senate floor, May 13, 2008. (Photo: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images) by Rick Pearson Hours before the polls closed in West Virginia, Sen. Hillary Clinton's campaign turned on the......
  • 'A' bomb hits hot House race

     
    by Jim Tankersley A Republican House candidate in a toss-up Oregon district found a way to cut through the White House buzz and make some news on Monday: by dropping an abortion bomb on his opponent. Kevin Mannix, a former......
  • Hillary: Transcript

     
    A transcript of Clinton's victory speech is after the jump.......