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May 6, 2009, 6:24 PM EDT
Rep. Mike Castle (R-Del.) (Photo courtesy of Castle’s Web site)
May 5, 2009, 10:03 AM EDT
( - Unfunded health care liabilities such as Medicare pose a threat to the fiscal survival of the country and will make the current recession pale in comparison if they are not quickly addressed, U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said.   The Rhode Island Democrat, an advocate of President Obama’s health care reform plan, took part in a discussion on health information technology at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., on Monday.  
April 30, 2009, 9:15 PM EDT
House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) (AP Photo)
April 29, 2009, 7:12 PM EDT
In this Feb. 23, 2009, file photo, Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., right, talks with Vice President Joe Biden, in the East Room of the White House in Washington after President Barack Obama made remarks to open the Fiscal Responsibility Summit. Specter, announced, Tuesday, April 28, 2009, that he is switching from the Republican to Democratic party. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File)
April 27, 2009, 6:25 PM EDT
Sen. Kit Bond (R-Mo.), ranking member of the Senate Subcommittee on Green Jobs and the New Economy
April 24, 2009, 6:25 PM EDT
( - President Obama’s plan to pay for health care reform by creating efficiencies in the nation’s medical system will not result in government-mandated health care-rationing, said Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.), who is co-leading the Democrats’ effort in the Senate to reform health care,.   He spoke with at a breakfast for the media at the National Press Club (NPC) in Washington early Friday.  
April 24, 2009, 8:47 AM EDT
( - Setting up a truth commission to investigate the “enhanced interrogation techniques” used by the Central Intelligence Agency under the Bush administration, as some members of Congress are advocating, could have a “chilling effect” on government personnel whose duty it is to protect our nation, Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) told on Thursday.  
April 22, 2009, 7:01 PM EDT
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee (Photo courtesy of Leahy’s Web site)
April 21, 2009, 9:17 PM EDT
Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.)
April 17, 2009, 6:44 PM EDT
Former Republican Governor Christine Todd Whitman (AP Photo)
April 16, 2009, 7:21 PM EDT
Former Rep. Jim Kolbe (R-Ariz.)
April 15, 2009, 5:17 PM EDT
Alan Keyes leaves the stage after speaking to the D.C. Tax Day Tea Party. ( Ryan)
April 14, 2009, 9:04 PM EDT
(Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of Agriculture.)
April 10, 2009, 3:51 PM EDT
President Barack Obama exits Air Force One. (AP Photo)
April 8, 2009, 5:26 PM EDT
Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.), 8th District (AP Photo)
April 7, 2009, 7:20 PM EDT
President Barack Obama greets Gen. Ray Odierno, and military personnel, at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, April 7, 2009. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
April 3, 2009, 7:01 PM EDT
Sen. Kit Bond (R-Mo.), vice chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (AP Photo)
April 3, 2009, 10:26 AM EDT
( - Congressional Republicans who spoke with on Thursday expressed concern that illegal immigrants who will be counted in the 2010 census could distort the apportionment of congressional districts.