In Congress, line-item remorse Veto: Last year, Congress gave President Clinton line-item veto authority. Now that he has used it a few times, many lawmakers fear they've made a big mistake.
IRS overhaul bill advances to House, approval expected Senate is not likely to address measure until early next year
Quayle a 'new' man with familiar ideas He touts tax reform, family values in run for presidency in 2000
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Campaign finance reformers draw up new strategies Senate sponsors insist they won't let issue die without a vote
SENATE Majority Leader Trent Lott's strategy backfired...
Still more surprise videotapes put White House on defensive Finance reform votes and Ickes' testimony due in Senate today
Campaign finance showdown Tuesday votes: Republican moderates hold the key to breaking Senate deadlock.
Reno's autonomy clearing path in fund-raising probe Clinton, GOP lack leverage; look at Gore is set to deepen today
Republican leaders say 'fast track' is stymied in House and Senate Clinton is blamed for failing to press Democrats to support it
Republicans intent on self-destruction over campaign reforms
Senate takes up campaign finance reform Five hours of debate yields little agreement
Boost for campaign finance reform Senate vote: Move by Clinton puts pressure on lawmakers to act on McCain-Feingold bill.
Clinton insists on vote reforms President threatens to call special session of Congress over issue
Mexico matters more than Weld Helms veto: The Senate did not do its duty; the president must do his.
Helms gavels down Weld supporters in a show of power Clinton is pessimistic the GOP nominee can get a hearing
Professor in Miss. nominated to head humanities group
Clinton line-item veto likely New selective power to be used for 1st time today on the budget; 'Business as usual is over'; Special-interest tax, spending provisions expected to be cut
Bipartisan sentiment flows as spending bill is signed 'System works,' Gingrich says
Both Dems and GOP will brag about budget, though they avoided tough issues
Budget deal sails past Congress President is expected to sign bills into law sometime next week; Legislators to begin recess; Sarbanes opposes tax cut; Senate enacts 2 major budget bills
Budget reflects will of the voters Signals: The public has repeatedly signaled what it wants -- and doesn't want -- in federal economic policy.
President reaffirms backing for means tests But Congress lacks unity on higher Medicare premiums for wealthy
There's more to it than just black and white
Another Republican fiasco Disaster aid bill: GOP leadership has to give way on ideological amendments.
Clinton scolds Congress for delay in disaster relief Lawmakers took vacation without passing aid bill
End to messy case Kelly Flinn: General discharge for Air Force lieutenant is wise resolution.
Budget resolution advances in House Measure sails through panel, 31-7, buoying Clinton's expectations
GOP raises $11 million at gala donors are honored; Protesters jeer at guests; party insists it's not as hypocritical as Clinton
Clinton backs limit on abortions Daschle's bill called 'phony' by opponent
Glendening joins transportation appeal Governors urge retention of program for Northeast
TRENT LOTT'S TREATY; CHEMICAL ARMS BAN: SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MAKES HIS FOREIGN POLICY MARK.
SENATE RATIFIES CHEMICAL ARMS BAN; LAST-MINUTE SUPPORT FROM LOTT HELPS TREATY WIN APPROVAL
CHEMICAL WEAPONS TREATY DEBATE; DECISION: THE USE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS WAS OUTLAWED AFTER WORLD WAR I, BUT THE WEAPONS ARE STILL STOCKPILED AROUND THE WORLD. THE SENATE MUST DECIDE WHETHER TO RATIFY A TREATY TO CHANGE THAT.
Thousands rally to restore welfare to legal immigrants Senate hears concerns expressed on Capitol Hill
Roger Williams statue yields to one of suffragists Rhode Island's Chafee comes to grips with move from Rotunda
8 GOP senators back 4rise in cigarette tax It may have enough votes; $20 billion in revenues to go for child health care
Chemical weapons ban gets bipartisan push Familiar GOP faces join call to ratify treaty
Ambition, damaged leaders stall balanced budget deal Would-be successors may profit by delay
More window-dressing on campaign-finance reform
Of Blue Dogs and centrists Genuine budget-balancers: Clinton White House and GOP supply-siders are the problem.
Only 3 years, 8 months till the election Preliminary jockeying: Democrats divided far more than Republicans.
Funding probe taking shape Senate Republicans target fund raising of White House, Congress
Giuliani helps launch Doner's new division
Neither party is eager to probe very deeply into fund-raising abuse Investigations stall in both houses as issue strikes at self-interest
Senate leader Lott seeks panel to study index
Lapping up political money: Bipartisan corruption: Both parties are committed to a system they pretend to deplore.
Mfume's NAACP agenda ambitious Welfare reform, affirmative action among items in talk
Love-in on Capitol Hill Clinton-GOP embrace: Identify areas of agreement; may secretly want CPI silver bullet.
Clinton, GOP seek joint goals Listed: education, tax cuts, juvenile crime, jobs, D.C. plan; Bipartisan brainstorming; Both sides steer clear of issues in which differences are deep