Federal investigators have raided the offices of the PMA Group, one of Washington’s biggest lobbying firms, as part of an investigation into potentially improper campaign contributions.
President Obama’s first prime-time presidential news conference had an eerie similarity to the first one held by George W. Bush in 2001.
The economic stimulus packages under consideration on Capitol Hill represent a massive financial windfall for agencies across the federal government. Taken together, they could lead to more spending for “green” initiatives, the upgrading of federal buildings and facilities, and improved health-ca…
With little margin for error, the Senate overcame a key parliamentary hurdle yesterday to move a massive economic stimulus bill one step closer to becoming law and set the stage for potentially tumultuous negotiations with House leaders over the final shape of the legislation.
In a prime-time debut for the new Oval Office occupant and a press corps often accused of being too enamored of him, President Obama faced journalistic skepticism from the opening question.
When Harvard Law School hosted a huge dinner a few years ago for the conservative Federalist Society, the school’s dean, Elena Kagan, received such long and enthusiastic applause that she felt compelled to hold up her arms in mock protest.