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Obama Budget Tops $4 trillion

posted on February 6, 2015 at 4:55 PM

Obama Budget Tops $4 trillion
President Obama launched his 2015 legislative agenda this week to a Congress controlled by Republicans for the first time in his tenure. Full Story

Senate Passes Keystone Construction Bill, Veto Threat Looms

posted on January 30, 2015 at 4:46 PM

Senate Passes Keystone Construction Bill, Veto Threat Looms
President Obama launched his 2015 legislative agenda this week to a Congress controlled by Republicans for the first time in his tenure. Full Story

Obama launches '15 agenda with address and a wink

posted on January 23, 2015 at 6:17 PM

Obama launches '15 agenda with address and a wink
President Obama launched his 2015 legislative agenda this week to a Congress controlled by Republicans for the first time in his tenure. Full Story

Senate Takes Up Debate on Keystone XL Pipeline

posted on January 16, 2015 at 5:48 PM

Senate Takes Up Debate on Keystone XL Pipeline
From the opening salvo, partisan bickering over TransCanada’s proposed conduit to deliver Canadian oil sands crude to refineries in the Gulf of Mexico reverberated through the Senate. Full Story

Obama Brings Broadband Initiative to the Heartland

posted on January 16, 2015 at 3:30 PM

Obama Brings Broadband Initiative to the Heartland
President Obama traveled to a key farm state Wednesday where he outlined his plan to increase access to affordable, high-speed broadband. Full Story

What's Ahead for The 114th Congress

posted on January 9, 2015 at 5:48 PM

What's Ahead for The 114th Congress
Pomp and circumstance overshadowed harsher political realities in Washington Tuesday, as Republicans officially took full control of Congress for the first time in eight years. Full Story

Republicans Yield Big Harvest on Election Day

posted on November 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Republicans Yield Big Harvest on Election Day
Election night turned into a “grand ol’ party” Tuesday as Republicans took back the majority in the U.S. Senate and built on their lead in the House. Full Story

New Emails Show White House Role in Sherrod Ouster

posted on November 7, 2014 at 2:09 PM

A 2010 email from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says his department was "waiting for the go-ahead" from the White House before accepting the resignation of employee Shirley Sherrod, according to newly released documents, despite Obama... Full Story

Obama Opens East Coast to Oil Search

posted on July 18, 2014 at 11:24 AM

ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Eastern Seaboard is being opened to offshore oil and gas exploration for the first time in decades with the Obama administration's approval Friday of sonic cannons that can pinpoint energydeposits deep... Full Story

Push for Ethanol Continues as President Leaves Biofuels out of State of the Union

posted on February 3, 2014 at 8:43 AM

Push for Ethanol Continues as President Leaves Biofuels out of State of the Union
The final push before the comment period on cuts to RFS ethanol mandates closed Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Bob Dinneen joined Iowa Governor Terry Brandstad and IRFA Executive Director Monte Shaw for the 8th annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit. T.... Full Story

Federal Government Shuts Down for First Time in 17 Years

posted on October 4, 2013 at 1:19 PM

Federal Government Shuts Down for First Time in 17 Years
The effect of the federal government shutdown on the rest of the country Full Story

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