Morning Transportation: Asiana crash ASIANA AFTERMATH — Don’t assume anything: NTSB Chairwoman Debbie Hersman doesn’t want reporters jumping to any conclusions about the Asiana crash, saying in the safety agency’s third daily briefing that “we will not determine probable cause while ... 07/10/2013 - 2:42 am | View Link
DeFazio mocks GOP freshmen Every so often you get a peek into the dysfunction of Congress, and the level of disdain and distrust that some members have for their colleagues across the aisle. This time, it comes courtesy of Willamette Week, which posted the above interview with Rep. 07/4/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Peter DeFazio Easily Defeats Matthew Robinson, 24-Year-Old Challenger, In Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) on Tuesday coasted to an easy win, predictably crushing his 24-year-old opponent Matthew Robinson, the son of DeFazio's once and future Republican opponent, Art Robinson. DeFazio won 90 percent of the vote in Oregon's 4th ... 05/16/2012 - 8:20 am | View Link
Peter DeFazio, Dem Rep.: It's 'Pretty Embarrassing' That Dems Now Identified With Wall Street One of the loudest populist voices in the Democratic Caucus predicted on Thursday that the party may have to forcefully challenge the White House on economic matters if it wants to hold on to power after the 2010 elections. One day after calling on ... 05/25/2011 - 9:45 am | View Link
Controversy surrounding DeFazio comments on Obama continues (CNN) - Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oregon, Thursday appeared to backtrack comments he made on CNN's "Parker Spitzer" Wednesday night claiming he'd been told President Obama pressured Democrats to vote for a controversial extension of Bush-era tax cuts, saying ... 12/15/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
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The Causes and Effects of High Gas Prices This page shows some of the causes and effects of high gasoline prices, including hurricanes, increased world-wide demand, civil wars, environmental regulations, and ... 04/17/2014 - 2:05 am | View Website
The health-care system still has lots of problems, beginning with the 5 million poor Americans cruelly denied health care by red state Republicans. Compared to an ideal blue-sky health-care system, we still fall short. What’s beyond question is that Obamacare has effected a revolutionary improvement by its own standards.
If it’s so easy to massively improve health care, why didn’t it happen before?
Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.
Russias top natural gas producer Gazprom has signed a deal to buy 100 percent of shares of Kyrgyzgaz for $1 and assumed the responsibility to repay $40 million of debt owed by the Kyrgyz gas producer, Itar-Tass reported. Gazprom also pledged to invest no less than 20 billion rubles ($560 million) in the next 5 years in the Central Asian republics 700-kilometer gas distribution grid upgrades.
In a speech delivered at Harvard Universitys John F. Kennedy School of Government on Tuesday evening, White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser Lisa Monaco said it could help prevent terrorism if parents watched for sudden personality changes in their children at home.President Obama has been laser-focused on making sure we use all the elements of our national power to protect Americans, including developing the first government-wide strategy to prevent violent extremism in the United States, said Monaco, in a transcription posted by the White House.