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11 Senate Democrats to Obama: Approve Keystone XL

posted on April 11, 2014 at 10:54 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May.  The five-year review of the... Full Story

Police Arrest 8 House Members at Immigration Rally

posted on October 11, 2013 at 10:55 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least eight Democratic members of the House were among about 200 people arrested Tuesday after they blocked a main street near the Capitol during a massive rally seeking to push Republicans to hold a vote on a stalled... Full Story

Senate Republican Stages 21-Hour Fillibuster

posted on September 27, 2013 at 11:42 AM

Senate Republican Stages 21-Hour Fillibuster
Freshman Senator Ted Cruz kept the Senate in session Tuesday night in an all-out attempt to derail President Obama's health care law. Full Story

DNC Nominates Barack Obama

posted on September 7, 2012 at 8:14 PM

DNC Nominates Barack Obama
Democrats ventured into battleground state North Carolina this year for the party quadrennial nominating convention.  Hoping to answer the Republican Party’s rollout of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan the week before, Democrats invoked a... Full Story

Midterm Pendulum Expected to Swing Hard at Incumbents

posted on October 28, 2010 at 3:10 PM

Midterm Pendulum Expected to Swing Hard at Incumbents
The stock market traded sideways Friday after a key report on economic growth did little to reassure investors about the health of the economy. Full Story

Democrats Back Tax Credits for Companies, Farmers

posted on April 9, 2010 at 4:04 PM

MADISON, Wis (AP) -- Democrats who control the Legislature pushed Wednesday for an election-year package of tax credits for economic development projects and key Wisconsin industries like dairy farming and food processing. Full Story

Senate Democrats Unveil Jobs Package

posted on February 12, 2010 at 1:02 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats circulated a jobs bill Tuesday that's light on new initiatives on boosting hiring and heavy with provisions sought by lobbyists for business groups, doctors and the satellite broadcasting industry. Full Story

Farm Programs Take a Backseat in Presidential Election

posted on October 31, 2008 at 8:10 PM

Farm Programs Take a Backseat in Presidential Election
Senators Barack Obama and John McCain outline their views on government farm programs. Full Story

McCain and Obama Spar Over Renewable Energy

posted on October 24, 2008 at 8:10 PM

McCain and Obama Spar Over Renewable Energy
Barack Obama and John McCain outline their views on renewable sources of energy like wind power. Full Story

Presidential Candidates Differ Greatly on Biofuels

posted on October 10, 2008 at 8:10 PM

Presidential Candidates Differ Greatly on Biofuels
Barack Obama and John McCain differ greatly on biofuels. Full Story

Obama Accepts Democratic Party Presidential Nomination

posted on August 29, 2008 at 8:08 PM

Obama Accepts Democratic Party Presidential Nomination
Government reports released this week revealed better-than-expected assessments of the U.S economy. Full Story

Obama and Huckabee Win Iowa Caucuses

posted on January 4, 2008 at 8:01 PM

Obama and Huckabee Win Iowa Caucuses
Iowa voters select Barack Obama and Mike Huckabee in the largest turnout in Iowa Caucus history. Full Story

Ethanol Fuels Iowa Caucuses

posted on December 28, 2007 at 8:12 PM

Ethanol Fuels Iowa Caucuses
As Presidential candidates barnstorm the 99 counties of Iowa, a recurring theme continues to surface: ETHANOL. Full Story

Democrats Say Spending Bill Will Protect Salmon

posted on December 28, 2007 at 8:12 PM

Senate Democrats are proclaiming victory after they thwarted Idaho Sen Larry Craig's bid to use a federal spending bill to dictate water flow for Northwest salmon. Full Story

Prospective Presidential Candidates Debate Ag Issues

posted on December 14, 2007 at 8:12 PM

Prospective Presidential Candidates Debate Ag Issues
The notion of recession reared its ugly head again this week as bureaucrats and investors had give and take in the marketplace. Full Story
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