The rescue of Fannie and Freddie may have opened a new era of federal intervention in business.
It tops Congress’s agenda, now colored by lawmakers’ preelection calculus.
Clinton, the first woman to credibly vie for a major-party presidential nomination, made the motion that gave the nod to the first black nominee.
She discussed party unity and Obama's VP nominee during the session with reporters.
In a shift on Saturday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that the House will take up comprehensive energy legislation next month that includes partially lifting the 1981 ban on offshore drilling.
Democrats promised to make Congress more ethical. Did they succeed? A little ... maybe.