Topic: Lloyd Doggett
Today's vote marks a high point for Paul, who is retires at the end of the year. His signature bill requires a full audit of the Federal Reserve – a move that critics, including Fed chair Ben Bernanke, dub 'nightmarish.'
No one in Congress likes the 'sequester' – the more than $900 billion in automatic cuts written into last year's debt deal – but Democrats say that's better than the new GOP plan to avoid it.
Joe Stack's apparent suicide flight in Austin, Texas, Thursday, which killed at least one person and caused two others to be hospitalized, is indicative of what some are concerned is building antigovernment sentiment, says a former domestic terrorist.
02/19/2010 12:30 pm
Republicans say it's too costly. Liberal Democrats complain that it doesn't do enough for the uninsured. But unlike House plans, it wouldn't add to the deficit.
09/16/2009 01:00 am
House members stumping for President Obama's reform plans return home to 'recess roasts.'
08/04/2009 01:00 am