The president, in Montana on Friday and Colorado on Saturday, has so far taken care not to alienate 'New West' swing states. But rumblings are nonetheless afoot.
08/14/2009 01:00 am
Finance Committee chairman Baucus tries for bipartisanship. But critics in his own party worry that could weaken overhaul legislation - especially provisions for children.
08/08/2009 01:00 am
The money was supposed to be spent quickly. According to a list released Thursday, Wyoming and two other states have done well. Florida? Not so much.
08/06/2009 01:00 am
At a time when the threat of filibusters is constant, GOP Senators Enzi, Snowe, and Grassley can wield tremendous influence.
08/03/2009 01:00 am
A bipartisan group of six senators worked Tuesday to hammer out a deal. But both parties worry that they will find the final product unacceptable.
07/29/2009 01:00 am
Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination draws focus to the gains of minority and female judges nationwide.
07/24/2009 01:00 am
A bipartisan group of senators met Tuesday to hash out details. The same panel helped President Bush to his first major legislative victory.
07/21/2009 01:00 am
The Senate health committee approved a healthcare bill and the House introduced a more ambitious one. How will they be reconciled?
07/15/2009 01:00 am
06/12/2009 01:00 am
The "green" energy and transportation sector is emerging as a vital part of the US economy, though still small compared with oil and gas, says a new study.
06/10/2009 01:00 am