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September 11, 2008, 7:15 PM EDT
Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Thursday she is not concerned about Russia's announcement on Wednesday that it had moved two long-range bombers to a base in Venezuela, a South American country just over a thousand miles from Florida.
September 10, 2008, 7:07 PM EDT
The Iraq War has reached a phase of "endgame," and the drawdown of troops announced by President Bush on Tuesday was made possible because of military success in Iraq, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said.
September 10, 2008, 6:10 PM EDT
Sen. Charles Schumer and leading Senate Democrats told on Tuesday that the U.S. economy is in a recession despite the fact that the economy grew by 3.3 percent during the second quarter of fiscal year 2008.
September 9, 2008, 4:56 AM EDT
Top American newspapers reported strong GDP growth wrapped in dour analyses and bleak predictions about the economy.
September 5, 2008, 7:42 PM EDT
In her first 20 months as governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin completed a deal for a natural gas pipeline that had been a top economic goal for the state for nearly two decades.
September 3, 2008, 9:13 PM EDT
Data released by the federal government show that the GDP went up during the first two quarters of FY 2008 despite the fact that presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain said the United States is in a recession.
September 2, 2008, 7:21 PM EDT
Retail gas prices swung higher Friday - the first increase in 43 days - as analysts warned that a direct hit on U.S. energy infrastructure by Tropical Storm Gustav could send pump prices hurtling toward $5 a gallon.
August 29, 2008, 6:59 PM EDT
A review of four of the 23 pillars of “change” outlined in Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama’s “Blueprint for Change,” posted on his Web site, reveals nearly 100 objectives Obama has set for the federal government if he wins the election this fall.
August 28, 2008, 7:09 PM EDT
The sanctity-of-life plank approved by the GOP platform committee this week includes  the same pro-life language that has been in Republican platforms dating back to the Reagan years and that Republican presidential candidate John McCain has criticized in the past.
August 28, 2008, 9:10 AM EDT
A draft copy of the GOP platform says “We oppose amnesty” for illegal immigrants. But Sen. John McCain doesn't.
August 25, 2008, 7:37 PM EDT
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August 21, 2008, 7:07 PM EDT
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August 20, 2008, 6:45 PM EDT
House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio), thinks the congressional ban on new offshore oil drilling should be allowed to expire on Sept. 30, opening the door for new drilling leases to be issued to oil companies.
August 18, 2008, 5:51 PM EDT, the liberal grassroots group, has unveiled a television ad campaign on energy that is an attack on presumptive GOP presidential nominee Sen. John McCain and his support for offshore drilling.
August 14, 2008, 7:01 PM EDT
States that do not allow same-sex marriage should not be forced to legally recognize same-sex
August 12, 2008, 5:43 PM EDT
When it comes to November’s presidential elections, voters in the swing state of Iowa will not care about ‘hot button’ issues such as same-sex marriage Sen. Thomas Harkin said.
August 12, 2008, 7:57 AM EDT
( – The 2008 Democratic Party platform draft, which will be submitted to delegates at the Democratic National Convention for approval later this month, expresses opposition to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a federal law that presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama says he wants to repeal. “We will enact a comprehensive bipartisan employment non-discrimination act,” says the platform draft. “We oppose the Defense of Marriage Act and all attempts to use this issue to divide us.”  
August 8, 2008, 6:54 PM EDT
On the Spot ( – Republicans who led demonstrations against high gas prices on the House floor last week – during an official congressional recess – called on their pro-drilling Democratic colleagues to defect from the Democratic leadership’s staunch anti-drilling position and join the protest.   At the Capitol on Friday, the GOP congressmen gathered at a breakfast hosted by the conservative Americans for Tax Reform to brief members of the press on the progress of the protests.  
August 7, 2008, 6:35 AM EDT
Oil money in Congress has polluted our democracy to such an extent that it is no longer functioning democratically,” a liberal activist says.