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  • Sunday shows: Shelby, Summers, Simpson, Bowles

     
    Also Saxby Chambliss, Robert Menendez, Mark Warner, Jennifer Granholm, Bob Corker and Austan Goolsbee....
  • LeMieux symbolizes the oil-drilling walk-back

     
    By William Gibson, Washington Bureau Senators who once were tempted to expand offshore drilling are raising alarms instead about a destroyed well that is spewing a thousand barrels of oil a day into the Gulf of Mexico. “The continued failure to stop...
  • Obama’s NASA plans in peril?

     
    By Mark K. Matthews and Robert Block, Orlando Sentinel WASHINGTON — President Obama's grand plans for NASA appear in big trouble. Three weeks after Obama told an audience at Kennedy Space Center that he wants to land astronauts on an asteroid by 2025,...
  • Gulf oil spill: Congress wants independent panel with subpoena power

     
    On Capitol Hill, a pair of Democratic lawmakers proposed creating an independent commission with subpoena power to investigate the causes of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and to recommend measures to prevent similar disasters. A......
  • Sunday guest list: Sen. Bill Nelson on CNN’s ‘State of the Union’

     
    Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., will be a guest on CNN's “State of the Union” this weekend. The topics will be homeland security and the Times Square plot. The other guests will be Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., and John Brennan, assistant to the...
  • Weekly remarks: Richard Shelby-Dems block financial reforms; Obama-Thankful for healthcare

     
    Republican wants real reform of the Fannies too; Obama says healthcare helps small business....
  • Sunday shows: Brennan, Giuliani, Adm. Allen, Holder

     
    Also Peter King, Joe Lieberman, Chris Dodd, Richard Shelby, Carol Browner, Bill Nelson and John Podesta....
  • NASA’s moon program gets a boost from Congress

     
    WASHINGTON — Two Republican lawmakers today moved to block White House efforts to kill NASA’s Constellation program, adding an amendment to a broad budget bill that prohibits NASA from taking steps to terminate efforts to return astronauts to the....
  • Sen. Bill Nelson on CBS’ ‘Face the Nation’

     
    The topic will be the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico on CBS' “Face the Nation” this weekend. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., is a guest on the program that starts at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. The other guests are Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.;...
  • Shelby named ‘porker’ for protecting NASA moon program

     
    WASHINGTON — A spending watchdog group today named U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama as its “porker of the month” for supporting NASA’s Constellation program, which has cost taxpayers at least $9 billion so far but has little chanc...
  • Congress likely to examine Air Force tanker decision

    A Pentagon decision to award a $40-billion tanker contract to Northrop Grumman Corp. and European partner Airbus drew a flurry of outcries from lawmakers and presidential candidates Monday as the contract appeared headed for a protracted battle in...
  • Iran sanctions from Senate duo

     
    by Jesse Hamilton The Senate duo that brought you the foreclosure prevention bill -- Sen. Chris Dodd and Sen. Richard Shelby, the ranking Republican on Dodd's banking committee -- has cranked out another bipartisan bill. This one, an expansion of......