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Hastings tries last-minute energy grab

The lawmaker has taken the fight over energy jurisdiction to the steering panel this week. Read more……

Stromberg: Obama, Republicans’ ominous deal on Bush tax cuts

For weeks, observers have preemptively hailed the sort of deal the White House and congressional Republicans seem to be striking on extending the Bush tax cuts. Republicans, it seems, will…

U.S. eyes trade "triple crown" as APEC host

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States plans a big push toward freer trade in the Asia Pacific region in 2011, starting with approval of bilateral free trade agreement with South…

Cohen: Who is reading about Sarah Palin — and why?

Sarah Palin. The reason I started this post with the name Sarah Palin is that two weeks ago, when I wrote about Palin and Michelle Obama, my column was recommended…

Same-Sex Initiative Reaches Next Hurdle

A federal three-judge panel will begin hearing arguments Monday on Proposition 8, California‚Äôs ban of same-sex marriage. Read more……

44: Obama warns of new ‘Sputnik moment’ for United States

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.–President Obama warned of another “Sputnik moment” in the United States in a speech here, saying the country must invest in innovation and technology as it did in the…

Federal Eye: Gates ‘not particularly optimistic’ about ‘don’t ask’ repeal

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates is joining a growing chorus of skeptics who doubt that Congress will end the ban on gays in the military this year. Read more……

Cash Flow to Terrorists Evades U.S. Efforts

American officials say that millions of dollars are going to extremist groups and that some Middle East allies are not helping to stop it. Read more……

Future uncertain for W.H. energy post

Carol Browner’s possible promotion raises new questions about her current role. Read more……

Gates not optimistic on end to ban on gays

MUSCAT (Reuters) – Defense Secretary Robert Gates told thousands of sailors aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln Monday that he was not especially hopeful that Congress would lift a ban on…