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  • Obama's Oval Office oil spill text remarks

     
    President Obama's speech text....
  • Transcript: Obama’s oil speech from Oval Office

     
    Tuesday night's speech was Barack Obama's first from the Oval Office. There's coverage throughout the website about the speech, but for those who missed the speech and would like to see the quotes in their full context, here is a transcript provided by...
  • Obama lays out Gulf "battle plan"

     
    President Obama's address, as prepared for delivery, is available after the jump.......
  • Fannie, Freddie freeze PACE energy-efficiency retrofit financing programs

     
    Federal regulators have essentially put the kibosh on nationwide lending programs linked to home energy efficiency retrofits, encouraging state and local governments to rethink “significant safety and soundness concerns.” In a statement Tuesday, the...
  • Just don't call it cap-and-trade

     
    by Lisa Mascaro Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid this afternoon offered the first broad outline of the energy bill he expects to bring to the floor later this month - including a possible limit on pollution from utility companies. Senate......
  • Time to update the Energy Star program?

     
    The government’s Energy Star system, used to rate products and retrofitted buildings for energy efficiency, could use a fixer-upper of its own, a legislator said Monday. The voluntary program uses relative instead of absolute ratings, comparing subjects...
  • Obama's 'culture clash' with Congress

     
    by Christi Parsons and Peter Nicholas Barack Obama walked the halls of the Capitol as a senator for nearly four years, and in his earliest decisions following election assembled a coterie of key advisers with deep roots in Congress. And......
  • Ten for Tuesday: Hill to the Hill

     
    Sen. Clinton will face tough questions about her husband's fundraising at confirmation hearings today, but the more likely pitfalls are on how she handles substantive questions on foreign policy and past differences with Barack Obama. The AP finds at........
  • Senatorial deference: Unsworn Hill

     
    Steven Chu, who once won a Nobel prize, was sworn in at his confirmation hearing as Energy Secretary today. Hillary Clinton, whose truth telling was investigated by an independent counsel and a grand jury, was not sworn in at......
  • Arne Duncan inspires Republican lovefest

     
    by Frank James Arne Duncan's confirmation hearing to be the incoming Obama Administration's Education Secretary could have easily been confused for a lovefest. Or the peaceable kingdom with the lion laying down with the lamb. Because the atmosphere was...
  • 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.......