Topic: U.S. Democratic Party
Senate majority leader Harry Reid has announced that a procedural vote on the financial reform bill will take place Monday. Is he smart to schedule the vote so soon?
04/22/2010 08:36 pm
The first Earth Day 40 years ago began a period of major environmental reforms. Activists today hope Earth Day activities will spur Congress to pass an energy bill that combats global warming.
04/22/2010 05:58 pm
Obama's call to Wall Street to call off the lobbyists on financial reform highlights the unhealthy relationship between special interests and lawmakers.
04/22/2010 04:10 pm
The US has yet to ratify its free trade agreement with Colombia, and Colombia's trade minister is in Washington this week to deliver a message: It's costing the US jobs and exports.
04/22/2010 03:32 pm
Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the House, says new reports about a push for immigration reform don't mean Congress will put an energy bill on the back burner.
04/22/2010 12:48 pm
A new Gallup poll suggests that far more Americans still hold former President George W. Bush responsible for the economic recession. But the numbers are going the wrong way for Obama.
04/21/2010 06:49 pm
The Goldman Sachs SEC case, filed Friday, comes as President Obama makes a push for Wall Street reform in Congress.
04/20/2010 08:21 pm
The SEC investigation of Goldman Sachs could hurt California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman, who as CEO of eBay sat on the investment bank's board.
04/19/2010 07:53 pm
The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in the case of a Christian student group that required members to denounce homosexuality. The court appeared split.
04/19/2010 07:34 pm
President Obama will speak in New York Thursday, calling for 'swift Senate action' on a financial reform bill that would aim to curb Wall Street excesses. He'll need at least one GOP vote.
04/19/2010 03:42 pm