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  • Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Issues and key players

    Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Issues and key players
    As the Obama administration and Congress prepare to wrestle with the divisive issue of healthcare reform, here is a checklist of the issues and key players to watch in the forthcoming weeks. Obama has said he wants to sign a bill this year, which means...
  • Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Key players

    Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Key players
    Though Democrats control the House of Representatives, they have not united around any one proposal. They also face opposition from conservative Republicans on several key points: Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there aren't enough votes to pass healthcare...
  • Senate ready to grill Chu, Salazar

     
    by Jim Tankersley Barack Obama is done appointing his Cabinet. Now come the questions. The Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee announced today it will dive into confirmation hearings on Energy Secretary nominee Steven Chu and Interior...
  • 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......
  • 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.......
  • Health-care compromise: A rural deficit

     
    by James Oliphant Wyoming, with an economy marked by farming, ranching and small businesses, has a disproportionate number of people without medical insurance. And by that measures and others, its people are among the likely winners, if Congress...
  • Snow buries global warming bill -- and my balcony [Updated]

     
    Congress is closed for business this week, shuttered by the heaviest snowfall since 1922. For Libertarians, this might be a dream come true -- no danger of lawmakers enacting new laws that will impose government regulation. But for one piece......
  • Obama and senators seek climate compromise

     
    President Obama convened a meeting of more than a dozen Democratic and Republican senators this afternoon to discuss energy and climate legislation. Unlike some other recent White House bipartisan policy summits you may recall recently, there were no...
  • Blame game starts in spill hearings

     
    By Jim Tankersley The blood, er, oil is already flying this morning in Senate hearings into the ongoing Gulf of Mexico oil spill - and the oil company executives haven't even testified yet. Democrats and Republicans alike on the Senate......
  • Gulf oil spill: Senators criticize oil companies

     
    The blood, er, oil flew this morning even before oil executives at the Senate hearings into the ongoing Gulf of Mexico spill began to testify. Democrats and Republicans alike on the Senate energy committee were criticizing industry officials and...
  • Political Patience Wanes As Gulf Oil Spill Grows

    Political Patience Wanes As Gulf Oil Spill Grows
    Political patience was whittling away for BP executives who can't stop a broken underwater well from pouring oil into the Gulf where crews tried the latest solution - submerging a second containment box designed to funnel the gusher to a waiting tanker....
  • Green Groups Hope Gulf Spill Galvanizes Movement

    Green Groups Hope Gulf Spill Galvanizes Movement
    In the weeks after an oil rig exploded and killed 11 men in the Gulf of Mexico, worried environmental groups scoured the water for oil plumes, set up animal triage centers and stretched boom across shorelines. Activists hope their involvement doesn't end...