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Clinton, Obama fault Bush on Katrina response

GOP leader says party’s support could wane for Bush’s war if surge fails

Democrats don’t budge on Iraq withdrawal plans

050407dems.jpgCongressional Democrats have signaled they're not ready to back down in their confrontation with President Bush on Iraq, spurring Republicans to accuse them…

Wind-powered energy gains momentum

By LEE BOWMAN

Although thousands of giant windmills are generating power at wind farms in 36 states, a new government-sponsored environmental study says more attention needs to be paid to…

Democrats ponder revised war funding bill

050407dems.jpgDefiant Democratic leaders in the House are considering a proposal that would pay for the Iraq war at least through July but could…

Congress to VA: About those bonuses

Congressional leaders on Thursday demanded that the Veterans Affairs secretary explain hefty bonuses for senior department officials involved in crafting a budget that came up $1 billion short and jeopardized…

Bush, Congress still looking for deal on Iraq

President Bush's top aides restarted negotiations with Democrats Thursday in a quest to find bipartisan consensus on how to bankroll the protracted war in Iraq.

No deal was immediately…

Why did cops kill a 92-year-old woman?

A botched drug raid that ended the life of a 92-year-old woman in a hail of police gunfire is drawing questions from House members about the use of informants.

Vacations? During a war?

Lawmakers divided over whether to keep U.S. troops in Iraq are finding common ground on at least one topic: They are furious that Iraqi politicians are considering a lengthy break…

GOP Rep settles back taxes

Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi avoided federal campaign penalties by paying $323,830 in back taxes last year to reassure regulators that loans to his political committee came from his own pocket.