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LANSDOWNE, Va. -- Even as she acknowledged that passing a new assault weapons ban would be a challenge, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) called on Congress to consider the “boldest possible package” to reduce gun...
Tags: Mike Thompson, Assault, Weaponry, Dianne Feinstein, Politics
Weight-loss surgeons from across the United States are attempting to distance themselves from surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising for Lap-Band surgery. In a letter to House members considering a congressional investigation of...
Dr. Bernadine Healy, a hard-charging cardiologist and educator who was the first woman to lead the National Institutes of Health and later commanded American Red Cross relief efforts after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, died Saturday at her home in Gates...
Michigan's U.S. House delegation: 1ST DISTRICT: NAME: Dan Benishek AGE: 58 (Born April 20, 1952) RESIDENCE: Crystal Falls PARTY: Republican EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in biology, University of Michigan, 1974; medical degree, Wayne State...
Top of the TicketSome Democrats protested Tuesday night as the television networks and cable TV outlets said Republicans would take control of the House of Representatives â projections made well before polls closed in California and the West. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-...
The sweeping legislation that grew out of Toyota Motor Corp.'s sudden-acceleration crisis — heralded as the most important auto safety bill in a decade — has been scaled back significantly in the face of auto industry opposition. The bill...
L.A. Times Tech BlogThe Consumer Electronics Assn. and the CTIA (the main trade group for the mobile phone industry) urged the Federal Communications Commission today to consider reclaiming some digital TV airwaves and dedicating them to use with wireless devices....
FOX 5 San Diego StaffPresident Obama said that pushing General Motors Corp. into bankruptcy today was a painful but necessary step to revive the legendary automaker, saving thousands of jobs and avoiding another direct hit to the struggling economy. "Working with my auto...
Nobody ever refers to members of Congress as "lions of the House," but Rep. John D. Dingell (D-Mich.) has as thick a mane as any (figuratively speaking, of course). The longest-serving current member, Dingell was writing legislation before Barack Obama...
Los Angeles TimesDespite his conviction last month on corruption charges, Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, the nation's longest-serving Republican senator, clung tenuously to his seat yesterday as congressional Democrats exulted in their election gains elsewhere around the...
Tags: Saxby Chambliss, Harry Reid, Ted Stevens, Al Franken, Voting
The SwampHouse Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman John Dingell. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) by Frank James There's been no let up in the criticism by environmentalists of the Bush Administration's changes, announced yesterday, to the Endangered Species...
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