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  • Sen. Landrieu, Rosie O' Donnell Team Up

    Sen. Landrieu, Rosie O' Donnell Team Up
    United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., and television/movie star Rosie O'Donnell today highlighted the goals of National Foster Care Month by introducing the Foster Care Mentoring Act of 2009. Sen. Landrieu and O'Donnell, joined by the...
  • Layoff Woes in Terrebone and Houma Oil Industry?

    The drop in crude oil prices is sparking concerns over layoffs in the oil and gas industry in Louisiana.  Local company officials are hopeful, and so are the state's politicians.  As a matter of fact, one major oil and gas company is expanding, opening...
  • Obama Administration Names Hurricane Chief with Local Ties

    The Obama adminstration has named a new federal coordinator for Gulf Coast rebuilding. The appointment of Janet L. Woodka was announced Tuesday by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Woodka's resume includes serving as legislative...
  • Tuesday's Democratic National Convention schedule

    TELEVISION COVERAGE: The network news channels (ABC, CBS, NBC) will offer nightly prime-time coverage of the convention from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The cable news channels (MSNBC, CNN, Fox) will broadcast live from Denver and offer round-the-clock coverage....
  • Tighter fuel standards clear Senate

    The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a broad energy bill that would impose the most significant increase in vehicle fuel-economy standards in three decades, and the White House said President Bush would sign it. The measure cleared the Senate, 86...
  • 'Countdown to Crawford:' Bush at odds

     
    by Mark Silva In "Countdown to Crawford,'' a nice blog that the Los Angeles Times is running about the winding down of the Bush administration, President Bush's proposal for off-shore oil-drilling is put in a certain family context. They've been......
  • Senate women Dems' campaign checklist

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown After a primrary season divided between two of their colleagues, the Democratic women of the Senate rallied together behind a 10-item Checklist for Change they said they would pursue through the rest of the election season.......
  • Senate 'gang's' new energy plan

     
    by Frank James In the Senate, it nowadays apparently takes a self-appointed, biparitsan "gang" of senators to get past the partisan gridlock. For instance, there was the Gang of 14 group of senators who helped the Senate get beyond an......
  • Congressional power within Dems' grasp

     
    by James Oliphant Congressional Democrats appear close to having something they haven't known for a long time: power. After being marginalized by the Bush administration and stymied by a cohesive Republican minority, Democrats on the Hill look poised to...
  • Senate races: Election night guide

     
    by James Oliphant Twelve Senate races are considered to be close this Election Day. The outcome could have a significant impact on the balance of power on the Hill. Democrats are chasing a 60-vote majority, which would allow them to......
  • Southern conservatives like their pork

     
    by Frank James Taxpayers for Common Sense has e-mailed reporters its database of earmarks in the omnibus $420 billion spending bill currently being debated in the Senate and here's one conclusion to draw from it: Republican senators from the South......
  • Obama's healthcare lacks votes: Senator

     
    by Mark Silva Storm warnings on the healthcare reform front: Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California said today that President Barack Obama may lack the votes in the Senate necessary to push the healthcare reform he wants this summer. "Well to......