Topic: Tom Coburn
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan will be questioned vigorously during Senate confirmation hearings. But she was confirmed last year as solicitor general – and won seven Republican votes.
05/10/2010 02:53 pm
The White House should stop pandering to Wall Street and support these three critical banking reforms.
05/10/2010 01:06 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
Senate Democrats prevail, so far, in keeping the package of healthcare 'fixes' intact. But the House will need to vote on it again to address small adjustments in the part dealing with student loans.
03/25/2010 10:41 am
House Republicans said Thursday they will adopt a unilateral, one-year ban on funding requests for all member projects, or earmarks. House Democrats put forward a partial ban the day before.
03/11/2010 06:42 pm
The bill gained bipartisan support and passed Wednesday 62 to 36. Among other things, the measure extends popular tax breaks for companies that take part in high-tech job creation.
03/10/2010 08:05 pm
Both sides are angling for position on healthcare reform. But it looks like there'll be no meeting of the minds, and Democrats are likely to go it alone.
02/27/2010 12:21 pm
Members of the U.S Congress are uniting to combat medical fraud.
02/26/2010 11:20 am
Democratic leaders in the Senate plan to vote on final passage of the healthcare reform bill on Christmas Eve.
12/18/2009 12:09 pm
Sen. Edward Kennedy had his share of verbal gaffes – some of them costly – but he will also be remembered as an impassioned orator.
08/26/2009 01:00 am