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  • 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.......
  • 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,...
  • 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.......
  • Facts: Welfare and Petraeus

     
    On a slow news day, two interesting fact checks: 1. In a new ad (left) designed to appeal to (white) working class voters, Obama features a reference to having passed welfare-to-work legislation, which slashed the welfare rolls by 80......
  • Bush lifts offshore drilling ban

     
    by Katie Fretland In an effort to reduce pressure on oil prices and increase supply of domestic oil, President Bush today lifted a ban on offshore drilling. But that does not mean drilling will start immediately. An order by Congress......
  • Bush: Palin 'exciting,' Boxer: 'Dangerous'

     
    by Mark Silva DENVER - President Bush calls the pick of first-term Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as longtime Arizona Sen. John McCain's running mate "exciting.'' Sen. Barbara Boxer of California, a Democrat, calls the Palin pick "dangerous.'' Palin suggests...
  • Durbin working through his grief

     
    by Jill Zuckman This should be a joyous time for Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.), the assistant Senate majority leader. His close friend was recently elected president. Senate Democrats will return to work in January with their effective ranks swelled to......
  • Senate Dems mull 'green' spending

     
    By Jim Tankersley You can't cross a street in Washington these days without bumping into someone with a 12-point set of recommendations for President-elect Barack Obama and the massive economic stimulus plan he and Congressional leaders are drafting....
  • Obama's 'culture clash' with Congress

     
    by Christi Parsons and Peter Nicholas Barack Obama walked the halls of the Capitol as a senator for nearly four years, and in his earliest decisions following election assembled a coterie of key advisers with deep roots in Congress. And......
  • Obama enviro appointees face hearing

     
    by Jim Tankersley A pair of President-elect Barack Obama's key environmental appointees are appearing before a Senate panel this morning - and perhaps set to shed light on the details of some of the new administration's plans to combat global......