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  • Earth Day: Answers, 40 years later

     
    by Jim Tankersley When millions of environmental activists gathered on college campuses and in major cities 40 years ago for the first Earth Day, the rallies, teach-ins and organizing helped galvanize action on a historic scale -- including passage of.......
  • Obama California-bound for Boxer, party

     
    by Tom Hamburger Presiident Barack Obama has taken off today for California, where he is expected to raise nearly $3.5 million this evening at events honoring California Sen. Barbara Boxer, who is looking at a tough re-election battle this year.......
  • 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 nixes taxpayer bailouts

     
    by Janet Hook The Senate, beginning work on amendments to a sweeping overhaul of Wall Street regulation, today voted to establish the principle that the era of government-funded bank bailouts is over - and adopted a bipartisan compromise establishing new....
  • Key Races Take Shape This Super Tuesday

     
    by Mike Memoli In the busiest date yet on the mid-term calendar, voters in a dozen states head to the polls today for primary and runoff elections, some of which will be key in determining the state of play......
  • 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 ramps up campaign efforts

     
    by Mike Memoli President Obama is back on the political circuit, with fundraisers planned in the next two days for Democratic Senate candidates in Missouri and Nevada. Obama has already held events for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in Nevada.......
  • Legislation Would Ground Recalled Rental Cars

     
    A bipartisan group of U.S. senators last week introduced a bill that would prohibit rental-car companies from renting or selling vehicles with an open manufacturer's recall. The legislation, the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013,...
  • Poll watch: Dems find glimmers of hope

     
    by Mike Memoli Democrats are, with appropriate perspective, pointing to a handful of polls this week that they say indicates the political climate is at worst stabilizing, and at best beginning to improve for their Congressional candidates this year....
  • Boxer resurrects Fiorina's hair jab

     
    Lisa Mascaro reports from Capitol Hill that Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) couldn't help but allude to her rival's jab over her hair style during a press conference this morning. After adjusting a step stool to boost her height as she......
  • Daily News Briefs: May 10, 2012

     
    After Wednesday's Carfax study showed more than 2.7 million used cars were listed for sale online with unrepaired recalls, pressure is mounting on rental car companies to repair cars under recall before renting or selling them. U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer.......