"AP - The terror-fighting USA Patriot Act moved a step toward renewal Thursday when the Senate overwhelmingly rejected an attempt by Sen. Russell Feingold to stop it until more civil liberties safeguards are added."
"AP - Cindy Sheehan, the peace activist who just announced that she is weighing a run for Senate, plans to protest again outside President Bush's Texas ranch, Venezuela's president said Sunday with Sheehan by his side."
"Reuters - Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid
admitted on Friday he and fellow Democrats lack the votes to
block President George W. Bush's nomination of conservative
appeals judge Samuel Alito to the...
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Reuters - A top Senate Democrat told U.S.
Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito on Wednesday that he
remained concerned that Alito could be the deciding vote to
reverse the 1973 decision that legalized abortion.
On December 21, the U.S. Senate blocked drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by sustaining a filibuster of the Defense Appropriations bill (H.R. 2863), which included an Arctic drilling provision. The...
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AP - The Senate on Friday refused to reauthorize major portions of the USA Patriot Act after critics complained they infringed too much on Americans' privacy and liberty, dealing a huge defeat to the Bush...
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AP - House and Senate negotiators reached an agreement Thursday to extend the USA Patriot Act, the government's premier anti-terrorism law, before it expires at the end of the month. But a Democratic senator threatened a filibuster to block the compromise.
AP - New evidence is emerging that the top Democrat on the Senate committee currently investigating Jack Abramoff got political money arranged by the lobbyist back in 2002 shortly after the lawmaker took action favorable to Abramoff's tribal clients.
Sunday brings the fourth anniversary of what is now viewed as the first catastrophe to devastate the nation during George W. Bush's presidency, and the one that gave Bush a strength in his personal poll ratings which has only lately begun to recede. Next week also brings the...
Economic analyst Howard Davidowitz joins host Alex Chadwick to discuss the effects that record high crude oil and gas prices are having on America's retail sector. Gasoline prices have topped $3 in some cities,...
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King George (Bush) gets his way after all... Senate does not confirm his nominee? So what? Who cares about the Senate anyway? That's what a recess appointment is for ... and we're stuck with Bolton till...
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From the article:
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's decision to retire unleashed a bipartisan wave of praise Friday on Capitol Hill that quickly gave way to jostling over her potential successor and the future of...
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