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  • Floating to save the L.A. River

    Floating to save the L.A. River
    A kayak trip I took this summer may cost me my job. I am a civilian biologist working for the Army Corps of Engineers. On my personal time, I joined a trip down the Los Angeles River to protest actions by my own agency to undermine the Clean Water Act....
  • Throw the bums out!

    It's baseball season, finally, so you know what that means—a hard-fought, months-long competition to see who can win the title of Most Grandstanding Politician, ready to butt the federal government's nose into places it has no business sniffing. There...
  • Lehman's fall probed by Congress

     
    by Frank James Richard Fuld, former chief executive officer of the extinct Lehman Brothers investment bank was on Capitol Hill today to answer questions about the demise of his firm and the huge pay packages he and other top......
  • Healthcare vote: 'What elections are for'

     
    Posted at 7 am EST, updated at 5:30 pm President Barack Obama closed a bipartisan summit on healthcare today the way he opened it, with a speech about how much the Democrats and Republicans actually agree upon -- or should......
  • Full texts of healthcare summit opening remarks: Obama, Alexander, Pelosi, Reid (Updated)

     
    Three Democrats and one Republican speak at the start of the healthcare summit....
  • New Bill Could Impose New-Car Fee to Raise Money for Oversight

     
    The recent Toyota recalls have spurred Congress to draft new legislation to address federal oversight of auto safety, which could include a fee on new-car sales to pay for additional resources at oversight agencies. The main aims of the bill......
  • Among Many Changes, New Safety Bill Calls for $9 Fee on New Cars

     
    Lawmakers want to use a proposed $9 fee on new cars to pay for increased oversight and resources for auto safety agencies. The fee would be part of a new-car safety bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in......
  • Gulf oil spill: Rep. Stupak says blowout preventer was modified [Updated]

     
    In the ongoing hearing looking into the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster, U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) focused on the so-called blowout preventer, an apparatus of valves, rams and other devices that is supposed to seal off a well and......
  • Gulf oil spill: Rep. Henry Waxman focuses on Halliburton cementing job

     
    Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) started his inquiry into the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Wednesday with sharp words for BP, the well owner; Transocean, which owned the drilling rig; and Halliburton, which cemented the well: "This catastrophe...
  • A climate bill by any other name...

     
    By Jim Tankersley Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Ct.) officially rolled out their stab at an energy and climate bill on Wednesday, and the early reception was largely what they'd hoped for: Most environmental groups embraced the plan;.......
  • Apple says no to iPhone apps as political attack ads

     
    Here's a good political-philosophy question: In a conflict between property rights and free speech, which constitutional privilege should prevail? CNet's Declan McCullagh raised the point recently in a blog post about Malibu Republican congressional...
  • Lawmakers grill Google's Eric Schmidt on 'Spy-Fi' privacy issue

     
    A bipartisan group of U.S. Congressional representatives wrote a letter to Google Inc. chief executive Eric Schmidt, grilling him over what they called Google's 'Spy-Fi' data collection. The company's Street View mapping vehicles had collected three years...