Topic: Thad Cochran
Chuck Hagel filibuster: Republican Senator Mitch McConnell said opposition to the former Republican senator leading the Pentagon was growing.
His confirmation hearing performance was universally described as 'lackluster' at best – and far worse by many accounts. But Defense Secretary-nominee Chuck Hagel got some support Sunday, including another Republican backer in the Senate.
Senate Republicans decide to swear off earmarks. Now, they will try to persuade the Democrats to do the same. But many Democrats – and some Republicans, too – are wary.
11/16/2010 09:08 pm
Leash law for cats: In Vermont, a clause in a city law to restrict roaming felines has gotten cat fanciers' dander up.
06/17/2010 05:46 pm
Breaking partisan stalemate, 13 Republicans joined Democrats Wednesday to approve a $15 billion jobs bill. Both sides see the cooperation as a template for progress on future legislation.
02/24/2010 04:19 pm
As the Republican Party shifted to the right, his chances of winning a 2010 primary were 'bleak,' he says.
04/29/2009 01:00 am
Using a rare veto, the Environmental Protection Agency rejected a federal plan Tuesday for the Army Corps of Engineers to build the world’s largest water pump in the Mississippi Delta.
09/03/2008 01:00 am