Topic: U.S. Congress
Negotiators seeking to lay the groundwork for a global warming summit in Mexico in November appear to be moving further from consensus.
08/09/2010 09:33 pm
The House sent 350 bills to the Senate – some after hard votes on controversial issues – that are now unlikely to see the light of day. Why that unfinished business upsets some House Democrats.
08/06/2010 06:49 pm
Anthony Weiner, a congressman from New York, was livid with Republicans for not passing a bill to give long-term medical benefits to 9/11 first responders. But by historical standards, his outburst was positively tame.
07/30/2010 03:29 pm
Iran and Russia both lashed out against new EU sanctions imposed on Monday. Despite the row, Tehran officials on Tuesday told the International Atomic Energy Agency that it will resume six-party Iran nuclear talks in September.
07/27/2010 10:07 am
WikiLeaks' release of classified US documents include claims that Pakistan's former spy chief Hamid Gul ordered attacks against NATO troops. Mr. Gul speaks with the Monitor about the WikiLeaks reports.
07/26/2010 02:56 pm
Astronomers have long warned of a nasty encounter with a large space rock, but don't worry: There's a proposal in Congress to establish a commission to look into it.
07/20/2010 02:47 pm
The Kabul Conference’s final communiqué essentially puts an international stamp of approval on the Karzai government’s existing plans to have foreign troops out by 2014.
07/20/2010 11:28 am
Scott Brown is the swing vote for any major legislation that majority Democrats want to move. But come November, that is likely to change.
07/14/2010 07:04 pm
Toyota announced Wednesday that it would be adding about four weeks to the time it spends developing new vehicles, so that it can conduct more quality checks before introducing them to the public.
07/07/2010 06:50 pm
Kenya's members of parliament voted to give themselves a 40 percent pay hike, to more than $175,000 a year in a country where the average national income is $1,600. That's more than US lawmakers make.
07/06/2010 01:41 pm