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"Look again at that dot. That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives." – Carl Sagan, "Pale Blue Dot" * The hardest task of...
The Swampby Mark Silva The House will press forward with healthcare legislation this month, despite the Senate putting the brakes on any bill until September, Rahm Emanuel, White House chief of staff and a former House leader, said in an interview......
Tags: Rahm Emanuel, Government, White House, Radio, Politics
The SwampBy Jim Tankersley Cast your mind back to high school history class and you may recall a watershed American courtroom drama, a 1925 case against a Tennessee biology teacher that gripped the nation by pitting Darwin's evolution theory against Biblical......
The Swampby Mark Silva Will the "cap and trade'' legislation that the House has passed and the Senate is weighing cost people money? "Yes sir,'' says one of the Senate sponsors, Sen. John Kerry. The cost of inaction, he says, is......
Tags: Government, Conservation, Laws, White House, Steven Chu
The Swampby Richard Simon The Democratic-controlled Senate today thwarted an effort to block spending for upgrading facilities in the United States for housing prisoners transferred from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a move that Illinois officials feared could have...
The Swampby Michael Muskal Sen. Orrin Hatch, a key Republican on judicial issues, announced Friday that he will vote against the confirmation of Elena Kagan to sit on the Supreme Court. Hatch, of Utah, a former chairman of the Judiciary Committee,......
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. Senator Richard Shelby and U.S. Representative Bud Cramer were among four lawmakers on a military cargo plane that was fired upon in Iraq tonight. The lawmakers said their plane, a C-130, was under fire from three rocket-...
Tags: Iraq, Laws, Crime, Law and Justice, Baghdad (Iraq), Mel Martinez
Latest Alabama news, sports, business and entertainment: DRUG COURT-EXPANSION Cobb: Alabama ahead in drug court goal with 25 new ones planned MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb says the state has been taking significant steps...
KickingTiresIt began with Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens' proposal to move natural gas use from power generation to the transportation sector. Now both Republicans and Democrats are jumping on the bandwagon. Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-Ill.) and Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.).....
The Swampby Jim Tankersley A pair of President-elect Barack Obama's key environmental appointees are appearing before a Senate panel this morning - and perhaps set to shed light on the details of some of the new administration's plans to combat global......
The Swampby Frank James Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla) was just on C-SPAN where he cited President John F. Kennedy's famous 1961 tax-cut to boost a flagging economy as one reason he believes the current economic stimulus should have included more......
The SwampBy Jim Tankersley Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) offered a stark message today to her colleagues who want to delay or kill major reductions in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions: You've already lost. Boxer chairs the Senate Environment and Public Works...
Tags: Conservation, Government, Politics, Ecosystems, Global Warming
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