More Headlines

Democrats Reject GOP Amendment To Put Health Bill Online First

Posted: 09/23/2009 - Democrats have rejected a GOP amendment that would have required a health overhaul bill to be available online for 72 hours before the committee votes, calling it a delay tactic that could postpone the vote for weeks.

Read More

McCain: More Troops Needed In Afghanistan

Posted: 09/23/2009 - Sen. John McCain says more U.S. troops are needed in Afghanistan, insisting that the longer it takes to send them, "the more Americans will be put at risk."

Read More

All Ears On President Obama At UN

Posted: 09/23/2009 - The world will be listening closely today as President Barack Obama delivers an important first speech to the U.N. General Assembly and calls on other nations to step up.

Read More

Byrd Admitted To Hospital After Fall At Home

Updated: 09/22/2009 - The 91-year-old West Virginia Democrat was admitted after blood tests showed his white-blood cell count was high, which raised the possibility of an early-stage infection.

Read More

Deeper Relationship With China Urged

Posted: 09/22/2009 - A strategic think tank with close connections to the Obama administration is calling on the White House to develop better and broader relations with China.

Read More

Congress Wary Of 'Plain Vanilla' Bank Proposal

Posted: 09/22/2009 - Congress is expected to reject President Barack Obama's proposed mandate that banks offer customers "plain vanilla" financial products, such as a 30-year fixed mortgage.

Read More

House Moves To Extend Unemployment Benefits

Posted: 09/21/2009 - Despite predictions the Great Recession is running out of steam, the House is taking up emergency legislation this week to help the millions of Americans who see no immediate end to their economic miseries.

Read More

Baucus Changes Health Bill To Address Dem Concerns

Posted: 09/21/2009 - Senate aides say that Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus is changing his health care bill to make insurance premiums more affordable after fellow Democrats raised concerns.

Read More

Senate Bill Could Weaken Fed

Posted: 09/21/2009 - Consensus is building in the Senate for legislation that would significantly weaken the Federal Reserve by stripping its power to oversee banks and hand that job to a single federal bank regulator.

Read More

Senators Urge Treasury To End Bailout Program

Posted: 09/21/2009 - Forty senators — all but one of them Republican — want the Obama administration to let the $700 billion financial rescue program expire by year's end, saying the money has been used in ways not contemplated by Congress.

Read More

Abortion-Rights Forces Vexed By Health Care Debate

Posted: 09/21/2009 - For some abortion-rights activists, the debate over health care reform has been frustrating, even disheartening, as they see their political allies on the defensive and their anti-abortion rivals on the attack.

Read More

Clout Fading, U.S. Vies To Set G-20 Meetings Agenda

Posted: 09/21/2009 - With trillion-dollar deficits and a weakening dollar, the United States doesn't have the clout it once had at economic summits. Now Germany, France and all the new kids at the table — countries like China and Brazil — are pushing their own issues.

Read More
KAKE TV 1500 N. West Street Wichita, KS 67203-1323 (316) 943-4221
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.