| Feb 25, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Three Democrats and one Republican speak at the start of the healthcare summit....
| Apr 7, 2010
With enactment of his signature healthcare law, President Obama has also made good on another major campaign promise: to ease the tax burden on middle-class Americans and pay for his domestic agenda by raising taxes on the wealthy. And for upper-income...
| Mar 24, 2010
| 8:12 AM
WASHINGTON -- In a final drive to thwart President Barack Obama's health care remake, Republican senators plan to force Democrats to run a gantlet of politically dicey votes before they can finish a companion bill to the landmark law.
Voting was expected...
| Mar 21, 2010
| 8:06 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Summoned to success by President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled Congress approved historic legislation Sunday night extending health care to tens of millions of uninsured Americans and cracking down on insurance company abuses,...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 10:37 AM
Legislation has been introduced to speed up research on ways to stop the spread of the invasive Asian carp by permanently separating waterways linking the Mississippi River and the Great Lakes.
Democratic U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan and Dick...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 7:31 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Salaries have been on the rise for the staffs of U.S. House members at a time of pressure on the federal budget, according to a newspaper's analysis published Sunday.
Staff spending by Michigan's representatives in 2010 ranged...
| May 10, 2011
| 11:24 AM
Florida's unemployed already are poised to receive the lowest number of weekly unemployment benefits in the nation, if Gov. Scott signs legislation (amended HB 7005) passed during the spring session.
Now, there is legislation proposed in the U.S....
| Jan 1, 2011
| 7:25 AM
DETROIT (AP) — A third of Michigan's congressional delegation in 2011 is new, though lawmakers from the state still will wield considerable clout in Washington in the new year.
The Republican domination in November means two of the state's U.S....
| Jan 1, 2011
| 7:31 AM
Michigan's U.S. House delegation:
NAME: Dan Benishek
AGE: 58 (Born April 20, 1952)
RESIDENCE: Crystal Falls
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in biology, University of Michigan, 1974; medical degree, Wayne State...
| Jan 2, 2011
| 11:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican agenda for the new Congress that convenes Wednesday may have a greater impact on the 2012 elections than on the lives of Americans in the next two years.
Republicans promise to cut spending, roll back President...
| Jan 24, 2011
The Republican effort to repeal the health care law is sure to founder in the Democratic-controlled Senate, but that doesn't mean that the GOP is ending its assault on the law. House Republicans are already beginning work in committees to lop off and...