Topic: Walter Jones
Responding to a House resolution, the White House cited 'important US interests' in claiming authority for the 'constrained' military operations in Libya. Critics said their concerns were not satisfied.
06/15/2011 11:12 pm
The current campaign system puts the interests of the American people in the hands of wealthy special interests. Both parties should rally behind the Fair Elections Now Act, returning public elections to public ownership.
10/08/2010 03:07 pm
Senate Republicans blocked a campaign finance bill that would require special interest groups running campaign ads to identify their donors. Republicans dismissed Democratic efforts as a midterm election ploy.
09/24/2010 09:33 am
Congress faces a formidable agenda this summer, but nothing is as wrenching as upcoming votes to fund new spending on the Afghanistan war.
06/09/2010 08:40 pm
Lawmakers in Congress have unveiled legislation to temper the Supreme Court ruling that allows unlimited spending by corporations and unions on political campaign ads. They could use help from Republicans who have supported campaign finance reform in the past.
04/30/2010 03:01 pm
There won’t be a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) next year. But lawmakers of both parties – and Obama – want to help Social Security recipients during tough economic times.
10/15/2009 01:00 am
At its Annual Meeting, the church emphasizes global outreach, financial stewardship
06/09/2009 01:00 am