The lettuce recall involves romaine 'grab and go' salads sold at in-store salad bars and delis in Kroger, Giant Eagle, Ingles Markets, and Marsh stores.
Wisconsin Rep. David Obey, the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, will not seek another term in office, he said Wednesday.
Many say Arizona's stringent new law demands immigration reform from Washington. But Congress may not be ready for another political showdown so soon after health-care reform.
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.
US Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that he is weighing a challenge of the new Arizona immigration law. The law professor who helped write the bill defends it.
The Arizona anti-illegal immigration bill – and Sen. Harry Reid's subsequent determination to take up immigration reform – has put both parties in a bind for the 2010 elections.
Arizona's controversial illegal immigration bill has put pressure on Congress to pass immigration reform. But is the Senate leader's vow to take up the issue too 'panicked'?
Addressing global warming is a top priority for President Obama and for a bipartisan group of senators who'll offer a bill Monday. But tough issues remain, and time is running out before this fall's elections.
The Arizona immigration law takes center stage in Washington after Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill Friday that makes it a crime to be in the United States illegally.
Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the House, says new reports about a push for immigration reform don't mean Congress will put an energy bill on the back burner.