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  • Republicans get serious about health care plan

    House Republicans are starting to fill in the details of what health care policies they would prefer over Obamacare. The 175 conservative representatives in the Republican Study Committee released a plan last week. It's a good start, but there's room...
  • The conspiracy behind Obama's NCAA tournament bracket

    The conspiracy behind Obama's NCAA tournament bracket
    Like most rational Americans who get their information from blogs that have the word "patriot" in them, I was appalled to learn that President Barack Obama had once again filled out an NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket. Smartly, lawmakers of...
  • Election 2012 Can Be Explained By Styx Albums

    Election 2012 Can Be Explained By Styx Albums
    So the most important election in the history of important elections is over and the winner is... the status quo.  Matter of fact, had the Presidential race turned for Mitt Romney the status quo would have still been victorious with the larceny that is...
  • In symbolic vote, House defeats measure to raise nation's debt limit

    In symbolic vote, House defeats measure to raise nation's debt limit
    The House of Representatives defeated a proposal Tuesday that would have raised the nation's debt limit without any spending constraints, a vote called by Republicans to bolster their case for steep budget reductions in talks with the White House. The...
  • 'Do not track' bill to protect online privacy worries some lawmakers

     
    "Do not track" legislation, designed to protect online consumers from companies tracing their digital footprints on the Web, is worrying some lawmakers, who on Thursday warned that such a move could damage the Internet economy. "What will happen to...
  • BP Penalty Funds To Go Toward Fed. Govt., Not Coastal Restoration

    BP Penalty Funds To Go Toward Fed. Govt., Not Coastal Restoration
    Long before the BP oil spill, marshes and barrier islands throughout the Gulf Coast were losing ground.  Since the 1930s, hurricanes and developers chipped away at this region, leaving many areas vulnerable and defenseless. "Using the resources of the...
  • Rep. Scalise: Federal Govt Considering Settlement with BP Over Gulf Oil Spill

    Rep. Scalise: Federal Govt Considering Settlement with BP Over Gulf Oil Spill
    BP and the Obama administration are discussing a possible settlement over fines for the company's massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill in an effort to avoid a costly legal fight that would delay that money from reaching the affected states, a congressman said...
  • Senate Passes RESTORE Act

    Senate Passes RESTORE Act
    The United States Senate passed its version of the RESTORE Act, which dedicates 80% of the Clean Water Act fines related to the BP disaster to improving the gulf ecosystem and economy. The House already passed its version of the plan, which was...
  • GOP congressmen on energy tour

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown House Minority Leader John Boehner and 10 fellow GOP congressmen left Washington this morning for Alaska, where they plan to spend the weekend highlighting the domestic energy production potential at settings such as the Arctic...
  • Global warming, the next partisan divide [Updated]

     
    It's true that we have not yet seen the finale on healthcare reform. Nor have we heard the last about President Obama's Afghanistan policy. Or about financial regulatory reform that could pit Main Street against Wall Street. But you can......
  • Gulf oil spill: Oil execs scolded for 'cookie cutter' spill plans

     
    Oil company executives came under attack during congressional hearings Tuesday for having what Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) called "cookie cutter’’ oil spill response plans that are similar to, and no better than, BP’s plan in the Gulf of....