Compromise Measure Aims to Limit Global Warming

Tue, 2007-07-10 20:45
Influential senators from both parties will unveil a new global warming proposal that could form the basis of a climate change compromise that has eluded Congress.

Bush Counters G.O.P. Dissent on Iraq Policy

Tue, 2007-07-10 20:42
President Bush asked Congress to wait until September to pass judgment on a future military presence in Iraq.

Surgeon General Sees 4-Year Term as Compromised

Tue, 2007-07-10 20:42
Former Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona said that Bush administration officials tried to weaken or suppress health reports.

White House Memo: An Ebbing of Coverage With ’08 on the Horizon

Tue, 2007-07-10 20:27
When he was riding high in the polls, President Bush had little need to indulge reporters with ceremonial pleasantries. But that is what he intends to do Wednesday.

Chertoff Warns of Higher Risk of Terrorism

Tue, 2007-07-10 20:25
United States counterterrorism officials are warning of an increased risk of an attack this summer.

Mr. Kravis Goes to Washington (Capra Rolls Over)

Tue, 2007-07-10 20:16
Private equity managers like Henry R. Kravis are fighting a fierce, uphill lobbying battle over one of the most contentious tax proposals in the last decade.

A Floral Protest Over Job-Based Visas

Tue, 2007-07-10 20:11
Foreigners working legally in the United States sent thousands of flowers to an immigration official to draw attention to their complaints about job-based visas.

A Senator’s Moral High Ground Gets a Little Shaky

Tue, 2007-07-10 20:11
Senator David Vitter of Louisiana, whose phone number was on a client list kept by the so-called D.C. Madam, had depicted himself as a champion of family values.

Lenders Appeal to Democrats on Subsidy Cuts

Tue, 2007-07-10 20:10
With the House set to take up legislation that would sharply cut subsidies to student loan companies by about $19 billion, lenders are trying to appeal to Democrats.

First Amendment Claim in Cockfight Suit

Tue, 2007-07-10 19:03
A company that broadcasts cockfights on the Internet filed suit in federal court in Miami to challenge a federal law that makes it a crime to sell depictions of animal cruelty.

Fed Chairman’s Talk Further Dims Hope for a Rate Cut

Tue, 2007-07-10 19:00
The Federal Reserve is not satisfied with the current rate of inflation. And it is apparently not satisfied with the public’s expectations about inflation either.

Bush Is Firm as Criticism Over Iraq Mounts

Tue, 2007-07-10 13:05
The president said today the United States must persevere in Iraq and said that the Iraqis themselves must take more responsibility.

Former Surgeon General Says He Was Muzzled

Tue, 2007-07-10 09:51
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The first U.S. surgeon general appointed by President George W. Bush accused the administration on Tuesday of political interference and muzzling him on key issues like embryonic stem cell research.

Senator's Link to 'D.C. Madam' Exposed

Tue, 2007-07-10 09:40
As Rudy Giuliani’s regional campaign chairman for the South, Louisiana Senator David Vitter could prove another headache for Mr. Giuliani.

Senator Admits Use of an Escort Service

Mon, 2007-07-09 22:36
Senator David Vitter, Republican of Louisiana, apologized after his telephone number appeared among those associated with an escort service.

Asteroid Mission Is Delayed

Mon, 2007-07-09 21:48
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, originally scheduled to head into space this past Saturday on a mission to visit two large asteroids, will now be launched in September.

Democrats Drop Demand on Screeners

Mon, 2007-07-09 21:44
Democratic leaders in Congress said they had dropped their demand for union bargaining rights for airport screeners in the hope of reviving antiterrorism legislation that had stalled because of a presidential veto threat.

U.S. Envoy Offers Grim Prediction on Iraq Pullout

Mon, 2007-07-09 19:58
Ryan C. Crocker and the Iraqi foreign minister warned that withdrawing U.S. troops could lead to a wider war.

Army Misses Its June Goal for New Recruits

Mon, 2007-07-09 19:29
Rising casualties in Iraq and a strong economy at home caused the service to miss its recruiting goals for the second straight month.

A Blogger’s Blend of Prayer and Politics Gains Influence

Mon, 2007-07-09 19:22
David Brody, who writes a blog and covers politics for the Christian Broadcasting Network, occupies a position of influence in the 2008 presidential campaign.