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  • Burris ouster by Senate looks unlikely

     
    Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.), leaves a press conference outside Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, Monday, Feb. 16, 2009. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty) by Frank James and Mike Dorning Now that Sen. Roland Burris has acknowledged that he indeed tried....
  • Would You Prefer to Pay By the Mile?

     
    As more fuel-efficient vehicles hit the roads in the coming years, the U.S. government will face a dwindling amount of money in the Federal Highway Trust Fund, which funds the upkeep of the nation???s highways and bridges. The money comes......
  • Boxer: Emissions limits 'reality'

     
    By Jim Tankersley Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) offered a stark message today to her colleagues who want to delay or kill major reductions in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions: You've already lost. Boxer chairs the Senate Environment and Public Works...
  • Waxman kicks off climate debate

     
    By Jim Tankersley House Democratic leaders unveiled a sweeping plan to fight climate change and boost renewable energy this morning, including mandates for renewable electricity nationwide and a market-based system for reducing greenhouse gas emissions....
  • Barbara Boxer, 'yes ma'am,' uh 'senator'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated There's plenty of room for "yes-men'' in Washington. Less for "yes ma'am.'' Sen. Barbara Boxer's suggestion to a ''Yes ma'amming'' general that she'd really rather be called "senator'' has raised a few hackles here. "Could......
  • Senate climate bill: Tougher than House

     
    by Jim Tankersley The Senate's environment committee is set to take up an energy and climate-change bill demanding a 20 percent cut in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, a stricter target than one approved by the House during the......
  • EPA greenhouse gas regulations coming

     
    by Jim Tankersley The Environmental Protection Agency announced plans today to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, factories and oil refineries - a warning shot to Congress that if it does not move to curb global warming, the Obama......
  • Republicans boycott climate-bill hearing

     
    by Alexander C. Hart Republicans today boycotted the start of a Senate hearing on climate-change legislation. The Republican members of the Environment and Public Works Committee are demanding a full Environmental Protection Agency analysis of the climate...
  • Senate climate bill moving without GOP

     
    by Jim Tankersley Democrats on a key Senate committee bypassed a Republican boycott and this morning approved a sweeping plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions, a move meant to reassure other nations as the world prepares for global warming treaty......
  • Obama: One-term presidency no problem

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with transcript The political costs of pressing for health-care reform and other controversial initiatives won't stop President Barack Obama from trying, he says in an interviewi airing this evening on ABC's World News. " I'd.......
  • Senate women Dems' campaign checklist

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown After a primrary season divided between two of their colleagues, the Democratic women of the Senate rallied together behind a 10-item Checklist for Change they said they would pursue through the rest of the election season.......