Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Keystone XL pipeline to be delayed TransCanada Corp. says the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will be in service months later than expected and cost more than its current $5.3 billion price-tag as it continues to await U.S. government approval. TransCanada had been sticking to its late 2014 or early 2015 start-up target, but the regulatory process has dragged on. More
Romney’s conflicting remarks on Solyndra-like investments “Well, that [Konarka investment] was a loan that was approved by the prior administration. The governor made it clear that his philosophy was that government should not be in the business of venture investing.” — Romney campaign adviser Eric ... 08/6/2012 - 4:00 am | View Link
Debate Over Global Warming /Climate Change Heats Up ... Many say it was his testimony on climate change before the US Congress in 1988, that was responsible for increasing awareness of global warming and climate change ... 02/10/2012 - 6:44 pm | View Website
The letter, which was released on Tuesday, was signed by a over a dozen prominent women of color including NAACP New York State Conference president Hazel Dukes, Virginia Montague, former president of the New York Coalition of the 100 Black Women, and Sean Bell's fiancé Nicole Paultre Bell.