Topic: U.S. Republican Party
In the wake of the Gulf oil spill, Obama said science would guide energy policy, but some claim that the White House made a political 'edit' in a drilling report. House hearings could explore the issue.
11/11/2010 07:12 pm
California has a chance to show the world how to balance greenhouse gas reduction with economic prosperity – if they can get it to work.
11/11/2010 03:33 pm
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will need $1.5 billion added to its $5 billion budget to live up to its scientific promise, a review panel estimates. But the prospects for Congress granting the money are dim.
11/11/2010 12:20 pm
Under the proposal, Medicare spending, Social Security, the Pentagon's budget, and earmarks would be curtailed in a plan that cuts $3 in spending for every $1 in tax increases.
11/11/2010 11:27 am
The secret to cutting rates and increasing revenues? President Reagan knew it, as do President Obama's fiscal commission co-chairs, Democrat Erskine Bowles and Republican Alan Simpson.
11/11/2010 11:05 am
As Obama presses for on a free-trade deal with Korea, where does the tea party stand? Polls say tea partyers do not favor trade pacts, but for many of their allies in Congress, it's a new issue.
11/10/2010 09:32 pm
The co-chairs of Obama's deficit-reduction panel issued a proposal to reduce the national debt by $4 trillion in 10 years. But the budget cuts and tax increases promise to anger just about everyone.
11/10/2010 06:57 pm
Obama will press for countries at the G20 summit to adopt measures for addressing trade imbalances. Also, the Obama administration recently stepped up talks with South Korea on modifying the free trade agreement with the US.
11/10/2010 04:21 pm
'Dancing with the Stars' judges are giving Bristol Palin low marks, but mama grizzly's tea party supporters may be keeping her swirling. What hath Election 2010 wrought?
11/10/2010 04:03 pm
Lawyers for Joe Miller, the tea party-backed US Senate candidate from Alaska, have sued to keep election officials from inferring the intent of voters who misspell write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski's name.
11/10/2010 12:18 pm