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  • What did you think of ‘60 Minutes’ report on Congress?

     
    I'm sure some people will try to reduce it to the old conservative-vs.-liberal dogfight that consumes so much media time. Did you ever think those theatrics were designed to keep you from thinking about what's really wrong? It's like "The Wizard of Oz" --...
  • ‘60 Minutes’: Congress above law on insider trading

     
    "Kroft reports on how America's lawmakers can legally make tidy profits on information only they know, simply because they won't pass a law against themselves," CBS News said in a preview....
  • Rep. Baird Meets With Troops In Iraq Over Memorial Day Weekend

    Rep. Baird Meets With Troops In Iraq Over Memorial Day Weekend
    Rep. Brian Baird met with U.S. and Iraqi officials and checked in on troops from Washington state over Memorial Day weekend. Baird, a Democrat from Vancouver, was joined by Democratic Rep. Lincoln David of Tennessee during Sunday's visit. Baird says...
  • Little spent on oil spill cleanup technology

    Little spent on oil spill cleanup technology
    While oil companies have spent billions of dollars to drill deeper and farther out to sea, relatively little money and research have gone into finding new, improved ways to respond to oil spills in deepsea conditions like those in the Gulf of Mexico....
  • Murray Takes Aim At Opponent Rossi At State Democratic Convention

    Murray Takes Aim At Opponent Rossi At State Democratic Convention
    In her second speech at the Washington state Democratic convention, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray went after Republican challenger Dino Rossi saying that "unlike some others in this race" she never wondered if running was the right decision. The Tacoma News...
  • Sunday shows: Petraeus, Romney, Sebelius, Bayh

     
    Also Sens. Mitch McConnell, Orrin Hatch, Lindsey Graham and Rep. Barney Frank....
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows: HSS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius makes the case for healthcare reform

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 28 - March 6 in PDF format This week's TV Movies TODAY Good Morning America Kathryn Bigelow, Gabourey Sidibe and Maggie Gyllenhaal. (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room......
  • Obama's health win: 'Let's make history'

     
    by Mark Silva 220-215. The first full vote on the health-care reform that President Barack Obama is demanding from Congress by year's end arrived late last night in the House. "Let's keep making history,'' the president told supporters in a......
  • Health Care Reform Party: Backers Hold Big Blast To Celebrate Passage

    Health Care Reform Party:  Backers Hold Big Blast To Celebrate Passage
    Lots of cheers, chants and congratulations filled the air at a Seattle machinists union hall today -- during a celebration of our nation's new health care reform law. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, and Representatives Brian Baird and Jay...
  • Political Ads Aim to Change Healthcare Reform Votes

    Political Ads Aim to Change Healthcare Reform Votes
    New TV ads sponsored by a coalition of groups against President Obama's health care legislation are putting some swing Democrats on the hot seat. They're trying to convince those Congressional lawmakers who are still on the fence about the bill....
  • Washington Lawmakers Play Big Role In Passing Health Care Reform

    Washington Lawmakers Play Big Role In Passing Health Care Reform
    Washington State Lawmakers played a big role in getting the health care bill passed in the house. Washington Congressman Brian Baird Originally voted no on health care reform, but, today switched to a yes. He posted this statement on his website....
  • Congressman Brian Baird Upset with National Media

    Congressman Brian Baird Upset with National Media
    Washington Representative Brian Baird is not happy with the national media. Baird says sensationalized reports of taxpayer-funded trips, could make it hard for congress to learn first-hand about issues. Baird is Chairman of the House Science Panel's...