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  • Chu beams into Senate hearing

     
    by Jim Tankersley, and updated Only on Capitol Hill - and maybe an elite physics department near you - does a Nobel-winning scientist garner round-the-corner lines, an overflow crowd and a cascade of flashbulbs when he steps out in public.......
  • Will stimulus lack 'green' infrastructure?

     
    By Jim Tankersley Barack Obama has pitched his stimulus package as a quick jolt for the ailing economy and a "down payment" on his priorities as president. But those goals appear to be colliding in at least one key area:......
  • Ten on a Wednesday: Hillary on her way

     
    Despite a significant flap over her refusal to agree to limits or additional disclosure on her husband's foreign fundraising, Hillary Clinton seems headed for confirmation after a deferential hearing in which she emphasized diplomacy. The Washington Post,...
  • Chu gets nerdy on energy

     
    By Jim Tankersley There's a difference between a Nobel-Prize-winning physicist and your garden variety cabinet nominee. That difference: nerdiness. And we mean that in the best possible way. Witness this fantastically detailed video posted on the change....
  • Senate approves 7 Obama nominees

     
    by Jim Tankersley The Senate quickly confirmed seven of President Obama's cabinet nominees this afternoon, mere hours after the Inauguration - but it left many more, including Hillary Clinton, to wait at least another day. Among those winning approval by....
  • Inauguration: Bush, Obama, SC Justices

     
    Bush, Obama and the Supreme Court arrive at the Capitol. Also, the future Cabinet -- Eric Holder, Steven Chu, New Yorker Shaun Donovan.......
  • Obama: Build a better microwave

     
    by Jim Tankersley President Obama will officially ask the Energy Department today to speed up its efforts to set congressionally mandated efficiency standards - some of them long-overdue - for household appliances. It's a move sure to be welcomed by......
  • Chu: 'economic disaster' from warming

     
    by Jim Tankersley Earlier this week, Energy Secretary Steven Chu caused a stir in the Golden State - and many circles across the country - with his warnings that global warming could spell the demise of California agriculture by century's......
  • Obama Car Task Force Owns Sensible Group of Autos

     
    The Detroit News is reporting this morning on the car ownership status of President Barack Obama???s task force on the auto industry. The Detroit newspaper of course highlights the fact that only three of the 18 members and assistants own......
  • Where's the $25 Billion for Efficient Cars?

     
    As President Barack Obama tries to ease the domestic auto crisis, a government-backed plan to help develop a greener U.S. auto industry has failed to launch, the New York Times reports. A $25 billion loan program run by the Department......
  • Obama energy goal: cheap renewables

     
    by Jim Tankersley Energy Secretary Steven Chu told a Senate committee this morning that President Barack Obama's budget will include big changes in the structure and direction of energy research, in hopes of producing breakthroughs that could help...