In paring down the jobs bill, Senate majority leader Harry Reid has an eye on voter concerns about federal spending. He's also betting that Republicans won't reject a bill with 'jobs' in the title.
02/12/2010 01:11 pm
Senate majority leader Harry Reid says he's focused on a leaner bill that will 'create jobs immediately.' He's also aware that voters are angry with the way government is working, particularly in terms of federal budget deficits.
02/11/2010 08:09 pm
The Baucus-Grassley bill focuses on those who have been out of work for at least 60 days. But some experts say it would have only modest impact on the unemployment rate.
02/11/2010 02:44 pm
A tropical garden fit for royalty.
02/09/2010 11:45 am
A DuPont Circle snowball fight becomes national news as the nation's capital received more than two feet of snow on Saturday.
02/06/2010 04:38 pm
Massachusetts' Scott Brown was sworn into his Senate seat Thursday, giving Republicans the 41 votes needed to filibuster legislation.
02/04/2010 08:28 pm
Revenue-hungry states are asking why Congress bans sports betting. Their attempts to repeal a 1992 law must be resisted. Sports must not be corrupted by gambling.
02/04/2010 03:30 pm
Increasing European demand, combined with last year's poor growing season, might make finding popular vegetable seeds, such as cucumbers and carrots, a little harder for home gardeners.
02/03/2010 01:46 pm
It's not going to trounce 'Lost,' but New York City officials hope their 'Job Hunt' reality TV series will introduce more jobless New Yorkers to city services that can help them find work.
02/02/2010 06:17 pm
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