| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:51 PM
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By Valerie Volcovici
MORGANTOWN, West Va., Feb 26 (Reuters) - As the Obama
administration readies rules to force all U.S. power plants to
lower the rate at which they produce greenhouse gases,...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:03 PM
By Patricia Zengerle and Richard Cowan
WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Republican U.S. senators
sought to revive a bill on Tuesday that would impose new
sanctions on Iran despite President Barack Obama's insistence
that the measure would endanger delicate...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:21 PM
The last time Comcast needed federal approval for a massive merger, it won widespread support on Capitol Hill, including from its home-state senators.
As reviews dragged on amid concerns about Comcast's growing size and influence, Sens. Bob Casey and...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
What you think of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) depends on who you believe.
Is the freshman senator on an "ego trip," putting himself before country (Dana Milbank, The Washington Post), or is he standing on his principles (Cruz's conservative supporters)?
| Mar 1, 2014
There was a time, not too long ago, when Republicans decried "activist judges." Now they're lamenting that judges are not being activist enough.
"Unfortunately, the courts have been reluctant to exercise their constitutionally conferred power," House...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:22 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama's State of the Union address raised hope among business leaders for action this year on some of their priorities, including immigration reform, a corporate tax code overhaul and more trade deals.
But the domestic...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Chew on these for a minute:
"Who are they? Are they these extreme conservatives, who are right-to-life, pro-assault-weapon, anti-gay, is that who they are? Because if that is who they are, and if they are the extreme conservatives, they have no place in...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 2:43 PM
WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton is backing President Obama’s opposition to new economic sanctions against Iran.
Obama announced in his State of the Union address last week that he would veto any legislation that called for such...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON --The Senate is poised Thursday to try again to extend unemployment benefits for 1.7 million Americans with a new Democratic proposal that aims to attract Republican support by prohibiting millionaires from receiving aid.
It remains to be...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:42 PM
WASHINGTON -- Alarmed by the shooting attack on a Silicon Valley-area power station last spring, several senators called on regulators to review security operations at electrical utilities and consider imposing new rules to protect against future attacks....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:35 PM
WASHINGTON – New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker used his maiden speech on the Senate floor to amplify Democrats’ call for an extension of benefits for the longtime unemployed. And it took well more than 140 characters to do it.