Bush and Democrats in Congress disagree on how much onus to put on individuals vs. financial, energy industries
GDP rose at a 0.6 percent pace in the first quarter, the US government reports.
Worried about high food prices, Congress tries to push the biofuel industry to use nonfood crops.
Palestinian officials met in Egypt Tuesday to hammer out possible terms for a six-month truce between the Islamist militants and Israel.
Visiting Mexico, the US's top defense official says he wants funds to fight drug-trafficking violence and ward off potential threats from militants entering the US.
The president chastises Democrats for not addressing soaring gas and food prices and the housing crisis.
The $107 billion stimulus is now flowing to taxpayers, to spend or save as they see fit.