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HOUSE DEMOCRATS avoided a full-scale meltdown over their top domestic priority Monday when Speaker Nancy Pelosi forced Michigan Rep. John D. Dingell to shelve most of an energy bill that amounted to a slag heap of special-interest favors for the auto,...
Tags: National Government, Vehicles, Politics, Weather, Newt Gingrich
Times Staff WriterThe day Nancy Plosi made history, the day Democrats made her their leader in the House of Representatives, she stepped from the Cannon Caucus Room flashing a high-beam smile that nearly outshone the television floodlights. Congressional leadership...
Tags: Parties and Movements, Activism, Vehicles, China, Family
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...
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...
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: Primaries, Al Franken, Voting, Referenda, Sarah Palin
The SwampBy Josh Mitchell and wire reports The Pentagon and the Environmental Protection Agency are mired in a dispute over the pace of environmental cleanups at Maryland's Fort Meade and Fort Detrick, where contamination from fuels and munitions for years seeped....
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...
WASHINGTONWorldCom Inc., once the toast of Washington, will get a tougher reception this month when it comes to Capitol Hill to face inquires about its accounting scandal. Through a series of broken promises and political missteps, WorldCom has managed to squander...
Sun StaffIn a blow to millions of consumers who were awaiting the launch of a national Do Not Call list to restrict their mid-dinner calls from telemarketers, a federal judge in Oklahoma ruled Wednesday that the Federal Trade Commission lacks the legal authority...
Tags: Politics, Gaming, Judges, Justice System, Lawyers
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - The sniper shootings have cast the politics of gun violence onto the national scene, sending Congress scrambling to address a fiercely partisan issue that has become a focus of the election season. The House unanimously passed a widely...
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