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Staff reporterTomorrow Senators are expected to vote on pumping $2 billion dollars into the Cash For Clunkers program. Right now, it's running on fumes and without more money the White House has said the program would go broke by Friday. Local car dealers say the...
Tags: Politics, Fuel-efficient Vehicles, White House, Elections, Dodge
Staff reporterThe National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration on Tuesday picked Newport, Ore., to be the new base for its research ship operations on the Pacific Coast. The operations center currently sits near Seattle's Lake Union. In addition to Seattle,...
Web ReporterSenator Maria Cantwell says we'll get a state-of-the-art Coastal Doppler Radar in September 2011. That's a year earlier than expected. The National Weather Service it will be better able to predict storms in our state. The National Oceanic and...
The Swampby Noam Levey and Janet Hook Despite months of outward ambivalence about creating a government health insurance plan, the Obama White House has launched a behind-the-scenes campaign to get divided Senate Democrats to take up some version of the idea......
GreenspaceMonday was to be a launch party for supporters of a congressional push to limit greenhouse gas emissions and boost domestic energy production. Sens. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.), Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) were to roll out their......
GreenspaceThe Alphonse and Gaston routine of executives from the three companies involved in the explosion of the giant Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico failed to impress members of the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee on......
The Swampby Lisa Mascaro Despite last-minute efforts to win hold-outs, the Senate fell two votes short this afternoon of the 60 needed to advance the financial regulation bill. A do-over vote could come as soon as Thursday. Two Democrats broke......
Tags: Alaska, Republican Party, Elections, Pennsylvania, Susan Collins
The SwampAn exuberant Sen. Chris Dodd is flanked by Sens. Harry Reid and Dick Durbin, with Sens. Blanche Lincoln and Mark Warner in the background, after the Senate passed a sweeping regulatory overhaul bill Thursday night. (Getty/Mark Wilson) by Janet......
Tags: Republican Party, Elections, Pennsylvania, Harry Reid, Business
GreenspaceOn 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......
GreenspaceTelevised congressional hearings on BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill have featured several props and a bit of poetic license. Rep. John L. Mica (R-Fla.) brought the permit for the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) held......
Web ReporterThe U.S. Senate is on the brink of approving some of the most sweeping economic reforms our nation has ever seen. Supporters say the Wall Street reform bill, set for approval by the Senate this week, will help protect everything from our credit cards to...
KTLA NewsWASHINGTON-- Prodded by national anger at Wall Street, the Senate on Thursday passed the most far-reaching restraints on big banks since the Great Depression. In its broad sweep, the massive bill would touch Wall Street CEOs and first-time homebuyers,...
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