Come January, federalism's vitality will be an increasingly inconvenient truth for Obama.
Senator Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., contended that Democrats’ legislative proposals weren’t made in good faith.
WASHINGTON — The 113th Congress began its turbulent life two years ago battling over whether to help Superstorm Sandy victims. They did, eventually.
SEATTLE — If, in some great museum of American public discourse, there's a gilded pedestal reserved for the Lincoln- Douglas Debates, then way in the back, in a darkened room that no one tells the docents about, you might find a cardboard diorama of the Benton-Rivers Encounter.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity, treating it more like household garbage than a hazardous material.
Coal ash slurry left behind in a containment pond near the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Kingston Fossil Plant is shown after the dyke at left broke on Dec. 22, 2008. An EPA ruling Friday avoided a “hazardous” classification for the waste.
President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. The president claimed an array of successes in 2014, citing lower unemployment, a rising number of Americans covered by health insurance, and an hi…
WASHINGTON — Two days after reopening diplomatic relations with Cuba, President Obama said Friday he doesn’t expect the effort to bring overnight change on the island, a quick end to the U.S. economic embargo or the likelihood that he will soon visit the communist nation.
Key stable energy: Don't limit supply by placing artificial constraints on production.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission agreed Thursday to dramatically boost spending to bring high-speed Internet access to schools and libraries in poor or rural areas, a move that would likely increase Americans' phone bills by about $2 a year.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Obama administration took steps last week to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and other respiratory problems, but meeting the stricter emissions limits is expected to cost industries billions of dollars.