Topic: Ron Wyden
Blowout preventer. Cementing operations. Design flaws. Top executives from BP America, Halliburton, and Transocean testified Tuesday about possible causes of the BP oil spill.
05/11/2010 07:13 pm
The bad news is that Washington has to make hard choices now to avert disaster. The good news is that some members of Congress are showing real political courage.
05/04/2010 11:40 am
The year-old tea party movement is growing. But it’s fractious, and that may undercut conservative strength for the midterm elections.
04/19/2010 01:34 pm
Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR.) and Judd Gregg (R-NH) rolled out their version of a simplified, relatively low-rate individual and business tax system.
02/25/2010 12:59 pm
The Obama administration on Tuesday asked US clothing companies to source 1 percent of their production from Haiti. The 'Plus One' effort is designed to help the earthquake-ravaged country get back on its feet.
02/16/2010 06:11 pm
Although forests help slow global warming, storing enough carbon to offset about 16 percent of the nation's fossil fuel emissions, wildfires can produce massive amounts of carbon dioxide.
11/30/2009 12:00 am
Thirteen Senate Democrats joined Republicans in rejecting a $245 billion 'doc fix’ to prevent cuts in payments to Medicare doctors. Majority leader Harry Reid said the Senate will address the issue again after health reform.
10/21/2009 07:00 pm
Forget Republicans. Democrats need to bring together their own centrists concerned about cost as well as liberals who still want a public option.
09/17/2009 01:00 am
As of July 20, it will ask some travel agents to pay with cash, not credit. The move could make it harder for passengers to get back money for canceled flights, critics say.
07/17/2009 01:00 am
The House and Senate both approved budget resolutions of about $3.5 trillion, backing key Obama priorities such as green energy and healthcare reform.
04/03/2009 01:00 am
Robert Allen Stanford, his firm, or its employees are said to have delivered $2.4 million to political operations since 2000.
02/19/2009 12:00 am
A high-ranking Bush administration appointee in the Interior Department improperly interfered with nearly every decision on the protection of endangered species over five years, a report by the agency's inspector general has found.
12/16/2008 12:00 am
After the foolish mask ban, more protection is a must.
12/09/2008 12:00 am
The president-elect’s influence is altering both policy directions and the partisan tone in Congress.
11/24/2008 12:00 am