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  • House paving way for new rules on SUV mileage

    The House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday that could open the door to higher fuel economy standards for gas-gulping sport-utility vehicles. For the first time since Republicans took control of Congress in 1995, the annual transportation...
  • Body language can translate into tale that's not intended

    Rafael Palmeiro sent up an unmistakable red flag about steroid use on March 17, at least in the mind of John Boe, a California body-language expert. That's when the Orioles first baseman testified before a congressional committee and denied ever using...
  • White House relaxes new rules on briefing Congress

    The White House said Wednesday it was easing its new effort to restrict information available to Congress on military operations, investigations and law enforcement. One day after members of the House and Senate from both parties objected to...
  • Postal clerk ninth victim of anthrax

    A postal clerk who sorted mail in the District of Columbia and Maryland is in serious condition with inhalation anthrax, prompting postal officials to evacuate two distribution centers yesterday and test about 2,250 workers for the disease. As a...
  • Anthrax alert shuts House

    WASHINGTON - Investigators said that they have "substantive leads" about the origins of the anthrax that was mailed to Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle and triggered a partial shutdown yesterday on Capitol Hill. Congressional leaders closed the House...
  • Clinton impeached, faces trial in Senate

    William Jefferson Clinton was impeached yesterday on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice, setting in motion a landmark Senate trial that will determine whether the 42nd president of the United States will be the first in history to be removed...
  • House urges full trial

    As senators struggled yesterday to decide how quickly to conduct a trial of President Clinton, leaders of the House impeachment drive argued for the chance to make a full presentation of their case, complete with testimony from witnesses. Trent Lott, the...
  • Political bombshells fall in Washington

    At 1: 19 p.m. yesterday, history was made on the floor of the House of Representatives. There was a muffled cheer. A few spectators in the gallery applauded. At that moment, as the decisive 218th vote was cast against him, Bill Clinton became the first...
  • GOP faction makes pitch for censure

    Just two days after their historic impeachment vote, key moderate House Republicans yesterday expressed misgivings about the ultimate remedy endorsed by the impeachment articles they approved -- the removal of President Clinton from office. And in a show...
  • Solemn vote ends 'year of agony'

    Suspenseful it was not. And yet, when Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist called for the verdict in President Clinton's impeachment trial, he suddenly placed the weight of history on 100 sets of shoulders in the hushed Senate chamber. "Senators, how say...
  • Senate votes today on fate of president

    After weeks of taking evidence, hearing arguments and deliberating privately, the Senate is prepared today to acquit President Clinton in a vote that is likely to deny the House prosecutors even a simple majority for conviction. A third day of closed-...