Topic: Nancy Pelosi
Extending current income tax rates will actually help the economy.
12/09/2010 05:59 pm
Many Democrats are angry with the GOP-Obama tax deal. They want to hold out for more GOP concessions. But the expectation is that the tax cuts will still pass, probably with some changes.
12/09/2010 04:08 pm
President Obama's episode of Mythusters, aimed at getting teens interested in science and math, airs Wednesday night on the Discovery Channel.
12/08/2010 01:59 pm
Jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiabao will be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize this Friday in absentia. As a Nobel laureate himself, President Obama must take a clear stand on China's human rights abuses. On Friday, he should host a 'freedom summit' with other Nobel laureates.
12/08/2010 11:54 am
After Charles Rangel was censured many are asking what does censure mean, and how does it differ from other forms of political punishment?
12/02/2010 11:17 pm
Rep. Charles Rangel becomes the 23rd member of the House to be censured, Congress's harshest punishment short of expulsion. The vote in favor of censure was 333 to 79.
12/02/2010 08:31 pm
The bill makes biggest changes to Child Nutrition Act in half a century. It expands access to school lunch program and lets USDA set child nutrition guidelines for schools. Next stop: Obama's desk.
12/02/2010 05:52 pm
The lame-duck Congress returns to session Monday with a laundry list of things to do. Avoiding a government shutdown is top on the list. But there are other important items, too.
11/29/2010 05:49 pm
The new budget proposals underline an old Kane-ism: The deficit isn't a math problem. If it were, Congress would have solved it already.
11/24/2010 09:23 am
Unemployment insurance that provides jobless benefits to millions is at risk of running out over the holiday season, while tax cuts to those earning over $200,000 may be extended.
11/18/2010 11:08 pm