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  • Gore: Obama stimulus good for climate

     
    by Frank James Former Vice President Al Gore was on Capitol Hill today delivering more of his inconvenient truths. He did an updated version of his documentary for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. That meant the last two unsuccessful......
  • Gillibrand: First bill is on child care

     
    Kirsten Gillibrand announces her first bill as senator -- it stays away from hot buttons like guns and immigration, and proposes an amendment to the stimulus package that would double the child care tax credit. Co-sponsor is Barbara Boxer......
  • 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......
  • 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 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......
  • Sheepish? California fight is B-A-A-A-D

     
    by Mark Silva and updated No sheep were injured in the making of this ad, we assume. But at least one ego might be. California's Carly Fiorina has proven that she is neither BAAAAAA-shful nor sheepish about political warfare in......