After Lobbying, Wetlands Rules Are Narrowed

Thu, 2007-07-05 20:35
New federal guidelines will leave sensitive wetlands unprotected, according to environmental advocates.

G.O.P. Support for Iraq Policy Erodes Further

Thu, 2007-07-05 20:34
Senator Pete V. Domenici broke with the White House as Democrats in Congress prepared to renew their challenge to the war.

Libby Pays Fine; Judge Poses Probation Query

Thu, 2007-07-05 20:27
I. Lewis Libby Jr. has paid his $250,000 fine out of his own pocket, according to a spokeswoman.

Secrecy at Nuclear Agency Is Criticized by Lawmakers

Thu, 2007-07-05 19:39
Information about a nuclear spill so bad that it kept a uranium fuel factory closed for seven months in 2006 was never made publicly accessible.

An Issue That Hits Home for Most of the Candidates

Thu, 2007-07-05 19:33
WASHINGTON, July 5 — When it comes to health care, the personal is political.

2008 Candidates Vow to Overhaul U.S. Health Care

Thu, 2007-07-05 18:59
The different approaches reflect longstanding divisions on the role of government versus the private market.

Health Care Looms as Top Campaign Issue

Thu, 2007-07-05 12:46
Candidates in both parties are promising to overhaul the system and cover more of the 44.8 million people without insurance.

Surge Seen in Applications for Citizenship

Thu, 2007-07-05 11:16
New feelings of insecurity in immigrant communities are helping fuel a rise in the number of legal immigrants seeking to become U.S. citizens.

News Analysis: Experts Mostly Back Way U.S. Reacted in TB Case

Wed, 2007-07-04 23:34
In interviews, many experts generally supported actions by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the case of Andrew Speaker, the traveling lawyer who was diagnosed with tuberculosis.

Congress to Ask Why Miss Liberty’s Crown Is Still Closed to Visitors

Wed, 2007-07-04 22:31
Representative Anthony D. Weiner said that Congress would hold a hearing to press officials of the National Park Service on their reasons for keeping the crown of the Statue of Liberty closed to visitors.

Contractors Back From Iraq Suffer Trauma From Battle

Wed, 2007-07-04 19:46
Many private workers are returning home with combat-related mental health problems, but their problems often go ignored or are inadequately treated.

Political Memo: Clintons Adjust to Her Turn in His Old Role

Wed, 2007-07-04 19:43
Bill Clinton is one Oscar-worthy supporting actor who can sometimes upstage his leading lady simply by breathing.

Fun and Relaxation? Not for a Presidential Candidate on the Fourth of July

Wed, 2007-07-04 19:43
For Americans who happen to be running for president, the holiday is an opportunity to be seen at parades, parks and barbecues.

Bush Evokes Revolutionary War to Bolster the U.S. Cause in Iraq

Wed, 2007-07-04 18:35
President Bush took Independence Day as an opportunity to hark back to another bloody war with no apparent end in sight.

The 2008 Election and the Supreme Court

Wed, 2007-07-04 08:47
As the campaign heats up, the question naturally arises: Can the left mobilize when it comes to the Supreme Court and judicial appointments in general?

Bush Rationale on Libby Stirs Legal Debate

Tue, 2007-07-03 20:56
President Bush drew on arguments about federal sentencing that are opposed by his own administration.

Republicans Trail Democrats in Fund-Raising

Tue, 2007-07-03 20:56
The fund-raising totals underscored the tough political environment for Republicans candidates.

U.S. and Russia to Cut Nuclear Arms

Tue, 2007-07-03 20:25
The United States and Russia pledged Tuesday to reduce their stockpiles of long-range nuclear arms “to the lowest possible level.”

U.S. Withdraws Offer of 60,000 Job-Based Visas, Angering Immigration Lawyers

Tue, 2007-07-03 20:24
The State Department said the 60,000 visas it had expected to offer would no longer be available because of “sudden backlog reduction efforts.”

Bush Is Said to Have Held Long Debate on Decision

Tue, 2007-07-03 20:11
President Bush and a small circle of advisers are said to have delved deeply into the evidence in the case, debating I. Lewis Libby Jr.’s guilt or innocence.