Topic: U.S. Congress
The Toyota problem is a philosophical problem of management, not a technical issue.
02/24/2010 08:57 am
Laura Chinchilla won the Costa Rica election Sunday. She'll be the country's first woman president, echoing a trend across Latin America where women are being voted into high-level political office in record numbers.
02/08/2010 01:41 pm
Massachusetts' Scott Brown was sworn into his Senate seat Thursday, giving Republicans the 41 votes needed to filibuster legislation.
02/04/2010 08:28 pm
Gao Zhisheng, once praised by the Chinese government as a star lawyer, remains missing one year after police dragged him from his home. Rights groups are particularly worried about the treatment of the human rights lawyer.
02/04/2010 09:51 am
US Congress must respond swiftly and forcefully to ensure that corporations do not take over the electoral process.
01/22/2010 01:50 pm
The last stimulus package didn’t take into account the fiscal problems the recession would create for state and local governments.
01/22/2010 12:50 pm
The Mass election results could signal that public support for healthcare reform is weaker than Democrats had assumed. Will Scott Brown take away Senate Democrats' 60th vote?
01/19/2010 04:00 pm
Bill of Rights Day commemorates Dec. 15, 1791 – when the first 10 amendments to the US Constitution took effect. In the past week, Obama issued a proclamation for the day.
12/15/2009 02:27 pm
Syria and Iran have signed a new military cooperation agreement in the face of increased international pressure for Iran nuclear sanctions. Congress is considering two bills this week.
12/15/2009 10:06 am
The Obama Nobel Peace Prize is seen as inappropriate by many Arabs, who are angry about the surge of US troops into Afghanistan and a stagnant Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
12/10/2009 12:00 am