Topic: Committee on Education and Labor
At a time when the threat of filibusters is constant, GOP Senators Enzi, Snowe, and Grassley can wield tremendous influence.
08/03/2009 01:00 am
The House Speaker needs to address public concerns about changing the system. So do lawmakers headed home for their August break.
07/31/2009 01:00 am
A bipartisan group of six senators worked Tuesday to hammer out a deal. But both parties worry that they will find the final product unacceptable.
07/29/2009 01:00 am
Cost concerns of the party's fiscal hawks will need more time to resolve, Pelosi acknowledged Monday.
07/27/2009 01:00 am
The goal is to help 5 million people earn degrees and certificates, especially displaced workers.
07/14/2009 01:00 am
Price will be a major factor in winning bipartisan support, and the public insurance option could be a sticking point too.
06/19/2009 01:00 am
The legislation will increase spending on federal community-service programs by 25 percent.
04/21/2009 01:00 am
The 401(k) model of saving is under duress as stocks slide. Home equity losses don’t help.
03/04/2009 12:00 am
The $789 billion plan cuts taxes and shores up safety net. But how long will its benefits last?
02/12/2009 12:00 am
Senate's $838 billion package of tax cuts and new spending must be reconciled with the House bill. There may be little room to maneuver.
02/10/2009 12:00 am