A House bill to roll back energy-efficiency standards that would phase out cheap but inefficient incandescent light bulbs by next year fell short of the supermajority it needed to pass Tuesday.
House Republicans are attempting to repeal energy-efficiency standards that would phase out the least efficient – and least expensive – incandescent light bulbs. They see the regulations as another example of government meddling.
Republican presidential candidates steer away from anything suggesting government action on climate change, some – Pawlenty and Gingrich – reversing earlier positions. Romney says the problem is real, but offers no solutions. That alone has raised conservative ire.
Herman Cain, who announced his candidacy for president at an Atlanta rally May 21, aims to bring a new slogan to the White House: “Yes, We Cain!” Seriously, folks. The pizza magnate, aka the ‘Hermanator,’ is staging a full-on charm offensive, hoping his Southern-fried charisma, business savvy, top performance in the first GOP debate, and media prowess are enough to offset his fundamental flaw: zero political experience.
Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign is off to a rocky start, as GOP lawmakers and conservative commentators force him to backpedal on health care and Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plans.
For years, Osama bin Laden has been portrayed as the world’s worst terrorist – mastermind of the deaths of thousands of people, including nearly 3,000 on US soil in 9/11. Since US Navy SEALs killed him last week, however, the image of the Al Qaeda leader – now a martyr to his followers – has taken several calculated hits. Here are three attempts by the Obama administration to recast the perception of Mr. bin Laden.
This Mother's Day, let's take stock of the culture of judgment that surrounds parenting. The ideological battle lines on breast-feeding, vaccinations, sleep training, and disposable diapers are fierce. That's why I'm singing that battle hymn of the moderate mother.
Readers write in about the melodies of modern classical music, conservative art, and the merits of teaching parenting to students.
Mike Huckabee, Fox News Channel program host and potential Republican presidential candidate, says fellow conservatives have criticized Michelle Obama 'unfairly' for her anti-obesity program.
Some of President Obama's sharpest critics – from Glenn Beck to Pat Buchanan – spoke positively of his speech at the memorial service in Tucson Wednesday. But the collegial tone will be tested next week with a repeal of health-care reform on the docket.