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March 2, 2009, 7:38 PM EST
( - Activists participating in a global warming protest in front of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday criticized Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who missed the rally, and suggested that she has not been active enough in enacting liberal policies.  
March 2, 2009, 1:38 PM EST
(Editor's note: After this story was published, the communications director for the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming said that Chairman Ed Markey, D-Mass., could not attend the global warming rally because of a
February 27, 2009, 6:48 PM EST
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) (Photo courtesy of Coburn's Web site)
February 27, 2009, 6:39 PM EST
Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) is chairman of the House Financial Services Committee. (AP Photo)
February 25, 2009, 7:00 PM EST
Harry C. Alford, president and CEO of the National Black Chamber of Commerce (Photo courtesy of National Black Chamber of Congress)
February 24, 2009, 7:33 PM EST
Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) (AP Photo)
February 24, 2009, 5:28 PM EST
Susan Smith, left, of Omaha, Neb., and Craig Halverson, of Griswold, Iowa, members of the Nebraskans Advisory Group, express their opposition to the economic stimulus package in Omaha, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009. The two staged their protest at a busy city intersection. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
February 17, 2009, 6:55 PM EST
( - Liberal activists called for more government spending to spur the economy on top of the $787-billion stimulus package at a meeting yesterday at the Center for American Progress (CAP), a liberal think tank with close ties to the Obama administration.
February 16, 2009, 6:23 PM EST
( – Two top House Democrats told on Friday that a section in the $787-billion economic stimulus bill that requires the creation of “electronic health records for each person in the United States by 2014” does not mean that the medical records of every American must be included in the new national infrastructure.
February 12, 2009, 7:51 PM EST
Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, center, talks about the agreement on the $789 billion economic stimulus measure designed to create millions of jobs and help take the nation out of recession, at the Capitol in Washington, Feb. 11, 2009. She is joined by fellow lawmakers, left to right: Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, Sen. Ben Nelson, D-Neb., Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., Sen.
February 10, 2009, 6:34 PM EST
Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) left, and Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) talk to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, as they wait for an elevator after a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada on the economic stimulus legislation. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 9, 2009, 8:32 AM EST
( – Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.), the chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, told he needs to check with the Obama administration before deciding whether the U.S. should expand offshore oil and gas exploration to lessen America's dependence on foreign oil.
February 5, 2009, 7:22 PM EST
Central Intelligence Agency Director nominee Leon Panetta arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 4, 2009, 6:36 PM EST
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. meets with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 4, 2009, 6:25 PM EST
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), center, speaks out against the economic stimulus measure making its way through Congress during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009. He is flanked by Sen. Jim Bunning (R-Ky.), left, and Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), right. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 3, 2009, 8:56 PM EST
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass. gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 3, 2009, 6:46 AM EST
Former Sen. Tom Daschle, President Barack Obama's choice to head the Health and Human Services Department, is followed by reporters as he leaves a closed meeting with the Senate Finance Committee on Monday, Feb. 2, 2009. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 30, 2009, 6:44 PM EST
President Barack Obama (AP Photo)
January 29, 2009, 8:49 PM EST
House Minority Leader John Boehner of Ohio, right, and Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., left, listen as House Minority Whip Eric Cantor of Va., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2009. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)