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  • Gulf oil spill: Senators criticize oil companies

     
    The blood, er, oil flew this morning even before oil executives at the Senate hearings into the ongoing Gulf of Mexico spill began to testify. Democrats and Republicans alike on the Senate energy committee were criticizing industry officials and...
  • Gulf oil spill: Tempers flare in Senate

     
    On a day when three Capitol Hill hearings were held on the BP oil spill, the level of anger and frustration was rising over the continuing leak and uncertainty over when it will be plugged. During a hearing held by......
  • Gulf oil spill: In Louisiana, Obama criticizes BP advertising and dividend payments [Updated]

     
    President Obama sharply criticized BP on Friday, saying the company should not waste millions of dollars on television advertising and dividend payments when the money would be better spent on people suffering from the spill. "My understanding is that BP....
  • Social nets wrap: Online reaction to court reversal of Obama's offshore oil drilling ban

     
    Democratic White House plans to seek a new moratorium to halt all offshore drilling....
  • Electric motorcycle maker Brammo gains momentum

     
    It’s been quite a week for Brammo Inc., the Oregon-based manufacturer of the Enertia electric motorcycle. Last Saturday, the company celebrated the opening of its first California sales outlet at the Best Buy store in El Segundo, where it held......
  • A little bit more choice in a reformed healthcare system

     
    Good news today from the backstage maneuverings on the Senate Democrats' healthcare reform bill. As The New Republic reported, Democratic leaders have agreed to give more flexibility to millions of Americans who get their health insurance today through...
  • What healthcare pork looks like

     
    By now you've no doubt encountered some of the sputtering outrage over the deals that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) struck on healthcare reform to solidify the supermajority needed to overcome a GOP filibuster. The Times editorial board added...
  • Full texts of healthcare summit opening remarks: Obama, Alexander, Pelosi, Reid (Updated)

     
    Three Democrats and one Republican speak at the start of the healthcare summit....
  • Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Issues and key players

    Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Issues and key players
    As the Obama administration and Congress prepare to wrestle with the divisive issue of healthcare reform, here is a checklist of the issues and key players to watch in the forthcoming weeks. Obama has said he wants to sign a bill this year, which means...
  • Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Key players

    Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Key players
    Though Democrats control the House of Representatives, they have not united around any one proposal. They also face opposition from conservative Republicans on several key points: Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there aren't enough votes to pass healthcare...