Senate

Senate Majority Whip Blames Greenspan for Economic Crisis

Sen. Durbin claims former Fed chief's support of Bush tax cuts and unwillingness to use regulatory authority are causes of troubled economy.

'Nightly News' Jabs McCain's Tech-Savvy

NBC reporter Kelly O'Donnell ignores McCain's work on Senate Commerce committee in segment similar to a recent Obama ad.

CNN Pushes for Increased Amtrak Funding

'American Morning' complains of 'old and aging' government program; touts senator's new spending bill as solution.

Reporter Hammers Bush's "Rigid," "With-Us-Or-Against-Us Presidency"

Patrick Healy cites words of wisdom from John Kerry to explain why voters have turned to senators: "Maybe what John Kerry...called the 'stubbornness' and 'rigidity' of the Bush administration has ...

Dodd Defends Sweetheart Countrywide Mortgage Deal

Connecticut senator tells CNBC's 'Squawk Box' special treatment is a 'non-issue.'

Jesse Helms and Mangled Manners

Leftwingers in the news media and the blogosphere embarrassed themselves with meanspirited slurs directed at the fallen American patriot.

Where's the Party (Affiliation)? Democratic Senators Saved from Embarrassment

Democratic Sen. Kent Conrad suffered embarrassment when it turned out he had benefited from a sweetheart mortgage rate from Countrywide Financial, a target of Congressional Democrats. But the ...

Boxer Indifferent to Effect of Higher Oil/Gas Taxes

Liberal Senator tells MSNBC 'tax-breaks, no tax-breaks, we've got to get off this addiction and when we do, we'll be free of them.'

The Times Shows Wishful Thinking on Global Warming

An editorial wonders how the next president will "confront global warming and rising fuel prices?" Yet the Senate bill being debated addresses global warming...by raising fuel prices.

Defending Ted Kennedy's Big Spending: "Well, That Is What the Government Is For"

Carl Hulse's tribute to Ted Kennedy: "And few are willing to take the risks that Mr. Kennedy has in attacking the big topics of the day, hammering away at the injustices he sees, leaving him ...
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