Topic: Dick Durbin
Debit card fees are the topic of debate in the Senate on Wednesday. Some lawmakers oppose a proposal from the Federal Reserve to lower the debit card fees that stores must pay when a card is swiped.
06/08/2011 01:10 pm
Rahm Emanuel is sworn into office as Mayor of Chicago. His city's most pressing crisis: a half-billion dollar budget deficit.
05/16/2011 08:01 pm
Beyond the potential for political progress, the Gang of Six has something else to offer America and the rest of Capitol Hill: good manners.
05/13/2011 03:32 pm
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The center of public opinion is nowhere near the halfway point between the two extremes of the budget debate. Americans lean toward Obama and the Democrats.
04/21/2011 05:01 pm
The House passed its federal budget bill Friday on a near party-line vote, but both the Senate and the president are working hard to forge a bipartisan alternative.
04/15/2011 10:06 pm
Top Democrats in the Senate and House back Obama's commitment to help enforce the no-fly zone over Libya, and accept his assurances the US role as mission leader would be brief.
03/23/2011 10:11 pm
On Capitol Hill, the Libya intervention has elicited antiwar voices from opposite ends of the political spectrum. Their point in common: The power to make war resides with Congress.
03/21/2011 10:09 pm
The anti-tax activist has a lot to say about tax reform, but his assessment is questionable.
03/14/2011 12:17 pm
House majority whip Kevin McCarthy says that Congress will likely need to pass another temporary spending measure by March 18 to avoid a federal government shutdown.
03/08/2011 02:47 pm