Mitch McConnell

Obama: Shift from imported oil, new jobs will come

President Barack Obama says shifting the U.S. away from imported oil and toward cleaner forms of energy will add momentum to a trend that has led to 1.8 million new... Read more »

April 3, 2011


Boehner signals compromise in budget talks

Despite fresh pressure from tea party conservatives, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that Republicans "can't impose our will" on the White House and Senate... Read more »

March 31, 2011


Tea party rallies to keep GOP cutting spending

The tea partyers who helped drive GOP gains in the last election rallied in the city they love to hate Thursday, urging Republican House leaders — Speaker John... Read more »

March 31, 2011


Renewed US missile barrage amid Libya talks

Stepping up attacks far from the frontline fighting, a U.S. Navy ship fired 22 Tomahawk cruise missiles at weapon storage sites around Tripoli on Tuesday, a day after... Read more »

March 29, 2011


Can balanced budget amendment put an end to U.S. deficits?

Before he was shuttled from meeting to meeting in a wheelchair by his aides, and before he dispensed so much pork to West Virginia that seemingly everything in the... Read more »

March 26, 2011


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