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Senate Republicans offered a politically inspired fallback option to the debt ceiling impasse Tuesday, proposing three short-term increases in the amount the government can borrow while at the same time registering the disapproval of Congress for such a move.

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Democrat slams Obama for Libya strikesupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 05:56:00

Rep. Dennis Kucinich says the president's decision to act in Libya may be an "impeachable offense."

A bad call on campaign financeupdated: Thu Jan 21 2010 18:32:00

Printed on the back of "the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" are the words "Don't Panic." And it is just this sentiment that Congress needs to internalize now that we have a decision from the Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.

Fortune: Curb oil speculation? Why that's folly!updated: Tue Jul 28 2009 16:04:00

Word is that the Commodities Futures Trading Commission is set to do an about-face on the role speculators play in setting oil prices. According to the Wall Street Journal, a CFTC study set to be released next month will find speculators to blame for last year's high prices. Presumably, the study will provide some intellectual justification for the Obama administration's plan to rein in oil speculators.

Congressional Dems eye health care funding optionsupdated: Tue Jul 07 2009 20:50:00

Senate negotiators are searching for new ways to pay for an overhaul of the U.S. health insurance system after recent polls showed many Americans oppose funding it through taxes on employer-provided health insurance, a key senator said Tuesday.

Democrats back Pelosi amid waterboarding controversyupdated: Tue May 19 2009 10:34:00

As congressional Republicans continued Monday to stoke the flames over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that the CIA lied to her about waterboarding, House Democrats appeared to be standing behind their leader.

CNNMoney: Oil speculation: What Congress wantsupdated: Tue Jun 24 2008 13:34:00

Close loopholes on foreign oil trading. Limit hedge funds from pouring money into the market. End oil speculation altogether.

CNNMoney: American cruisers: GM unveils big sedansupdated: Wed Feb 09 2005 10:38:00

General Motors unveiled two new large luxury sedans at the Chicago Auto Show Wednesday.

Saving Cpl. Johnstonupdated: Thu Nov 18 2004 18:25:00

The parents of two Marines from Connecticut are pushing to get one of their sons home from Iraq now that their other son has been seriously injured in Falluja.

Carving up the Northwest voteupdated: Mon Aug 09 2004 07:49:00

After a week sweltering in the humid heat of Atlanta, doing duty at the CNN Center, I am back on the road again. This time I have come to the top of the continental United States -- the Pacific Northwest and Seattle.

Missed opportunitiesupdated: Wed Jun 23 2004 13:27:00

House Democrats missed two important opportunities last week.

Fortune: COOL CURES FOR BURNOUT As companies shrink and workloads rise, even the best managers are losing their old pizazz. Try an eveninupdated: Mon Jun 20 1988 00:01:00

HOW DOES IT FEEL to burn out? The architect who was the hero of Graham Greene's haunting novel A Burnt-Out Case explained: ''At the end you haven't even got a self to express. I have no interest in...

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