What's already been done to make the White House environmentally friendly -- and what else could be done.
The public and political uproar could make what's expected to be a tough reelection fight next year even tougher for the Connecticut Democrat.
China's foreign minister will visit Washington today amid tension over Tibet and a US-China naval clash in the South China Sea.
On Tuesday, Congress passed the spending bill to keep the government running - 160 days late, and not without some unusual friction between House and Senate leaders.
Lawmakers agree that big financial institutions are in trouble. But they want more help for their constituents.
The House passed a bill giving some homeowner relief. Now it's on to the Senate.
On Monday, thousands of climate activists descended on Washington, D.C., to protest the Capitol Power Plant, a partly coal-fired plant that heats and air-conditions the seat of the US Congress and is the District of Columbia's largest source of air pollution and carbon emissions.