Job swap to test House leaders
Parties trade barbs over stirring health care rage
Citing deficits, Bunning blocks benefits extensions
WASHINGTON - -The near-party line vote Tuesday to approve Judge Sonia Sotomayor in the Senate Judiciary Committee sent a message that Supreme Court nominees cannot be assured of winning support in the Senate even if they have solid legal credentials and a moderate record. It also sent a warning...
GOP SPLIT ON OPPOSING OBAMA'S COURT CHOICE
OBAMA TO UNVEIL 7-YEAR PLAN FOR TOUGHER NATIONWIDE EMISSIONS, MILEAGE STANDARDS
WASHINGTON -President Barack Obama promoted his plan for developing high-speed railways in America on Thursday, detailing how $13 billion in federal money would act as a "down payment" on creating speedier passenger train service. "High-speed rail is long overdue, and this plan lets American travelers...