Topic: U.S. Congress
Media barons Rupert and James Murdoch, as well as Rebekah Brooks, testify in Britain's House of Commons today in the wake of outrage over revelations of widespread phone-hacking and influence-peddling at News Corp.
07/19/2011 10:07 am
Ron Paul, saying he has more support than in his previous two bids for the White House, says he won't run for reelection to Congress so he can focus all his energy on his run for president.
07/12/2011 03:55 pm
The Israeli parliament passed a law Monday banning boycotts against the state and its settlements, a move critics call an unconstitutional assault on democratic values.
07/12/2011 11:42 am
After years of wrangling, US and Mexican officials signed an agreement Wednesday that allows trucks from each nation to travel on the other country’s highways – a key provision of NAFTA.
07/06/2011 06:48 pm
The drone attacks Monday targeted militants in Pakistan’s North Waziristan region. The Pakistani military has promised its own offensive in the region, but no such operation has been launched.
06/28/2011 06:20 pm
Michele Bachmann won neck-and-neck status with presumed front-runner Mitt Romney in the first Des Moines Register Iowa Poll. But with a serious candidacy come tough questions about her record and political assertions.
06/26/2011 05:47 pm
President Obama inherited a difficult economic situation, but his administration has made the situation worse, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) said at a Monitor breakfast Wednesday.
06/22/2011 01:01 pm
The real question is 'have more lives been saved than lost?'
06/20/2011 06:07 pm
US Ambassador Karl Eikenberry responded sharply to criticism of the US by Afghan President Karzai. His unusually tart remarks come amid growing pressure in the US to bring troops home.
06/20/2011 03:29 pm
Greek financial crisis is being treated like the US financial crisis – a liquidity problem. But Greece's problem is insolvency, and liquidity won't help.
06/18/2011 04:57 pm