Despite the president's opposition, the bill passed with vetoproof majorities.
With Bush urging new oil exploration in coastal waters, top lawmakers respond with calls to tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
The New York Times reports that the Bureau of Land Management has placed a two-year moratorium on new solar projects on public land, saying that it needs to study their environmental impact.
High-profile votes on the energy issue are likely to continue until the fall election, say lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.
Even though legislation fell to defeat, Friday’s debate marked the first time a majority backed a cap on carbon emissions.
In the Senate, opponents focus on pump prices and tax consequences.
Law officers in Arizona and Utah say their method of confronting the FLDS must differ from that of Texas.
The president chastises Democrats for not addressing soaring gas and food prices and the housing crisis.
The move brings greater focus to the conflict in Afghanistan. Lt. Gen. Odierno is set to succeed Petraeus in Iraq.