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Drug Czar Kicks Off Anti-Meth Ad Campaign

Posted: 09/02/2009 - The nation's drug czar has kicked off a $9 million ad campaign targeting methamphetamine abuse that will run mainly in the states most affected by the drug problem.

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EU Presses U.S. On Climate Change

Posted: 09/01/2009 - The European Union is urging lawmakers on Capitol Hill to guarantee that the United States makes deep cuts in carbon emissions as part of any negotiated global climate change accord.

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Mass. AG Apparently First To Seek Kennedy's Seat

Posted: 09/01/2009 - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley appears to be the first candidate in a special election for the Senate seat left open by the death of Edward Kennedy.

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Staffer: Jenkins Didn't Read Johnson Resolution

Posted: 09/01/2009 - A spokeswoman for Kansas' 2nd District Rep. Lynn Jenkins said the congresswoman didn't read a resolution she supported urging a pardon for boxer Jack Johnson.

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President Reduces 2010 Federal Pay Increases To 2%

Posted: 09/01/2009 - President Obama says he's invoking powers to put in place his own pay plan in times of a national emergency or serious economic conditions affecting the nation. Former President George W. Bush used the authority previously, as did President Bill Clinton before him.

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Drug Czar Announces Anti-Meth Effort

Posted: 09/01/2009 - The nation's drug control policy director has picked the state with the nation's biggest methamphetamine problem to announce an anti-meth marketing campaign.

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GOP Sen. Grassley Hopeful On Limited Health Reform

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Grassley, the ranking Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, is among a bipartisan group of six lawmakers who are negotiating a compromise to overhaul the nation's health care system.

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Trumka Warns Lawmakers On Health Care Overhaul

Posted: 08/31/2009 - The man slated to become the AFL-CIO's next president says lawmakers will pay a political price if they abandon a government-run option in any health care overhaul.

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Hearing Date Set On Possible Kennedy Replacement

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Massachusetts legislators have scheduled a public hearing on whether to change state law to allow the governor to name an interim replacement for the late Sen. Edward Kennedy.

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Ridge: Talk Of Terror-Alert Politics Exaggerated

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge says people have made too much of his accusation that politics played a role in discussions before the 2004 election about elevating the terror-alert warning.

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GOP Hints Dems Would Deny Republicans Health Care

Posted: 08/28/2009 - The Republican national party has mailed a fundraising appeal suggesting Democrats might use an overhaul of the health care system to deny medical treatment to Republicans.

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Poll: Americans Support President Obama On Energy Issues

Posted: 08/28/2009 - A new poll says most Americans support the way President Barack Obama is dealing with energy issues, including his plan to limit greenhouse gases with a controversial cap-and-trade approach.

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Key Democrat Attacks Blue Dogs On Public Option

Posted: 08/28/2009 - A top House Democrat says Blue Dog Democrats pushing for changes in health care legislation are looking for campaign donations from insurance companies.

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Tiahrt Holds Town Hall Meeting

Posted: 08/28/2009 - Another passionate crowd attended Todd Tiahrt’s health care town hall meeting at the Hughes Metroplex Friday morning.

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Reid Backs Interim Appointment For Kennedy's Seat

Posted: 08/27/2009 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he backs a change in Massachusetts law to allow the governor to appoint a temporary replacement for the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's seat.

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Bernanke Personal Bank Account Struck By ID Theft

Posted: 08/27/2009 - An elaborate identity theft scheme has reached the highest levels of the U.S. financial system, striking the personal bank account of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and his wife.

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