After a tense day of negotiations and days of delay, Sen. Jim Bunning (R-Ky), allowed a vote on a temporary extension of Federal unemployment benefits.
The debate in the Senate over the AIDS bill may not just be about money; often global AIDS attracts a debate on abortion.
A ballot initiative in South Florida aims to ban gay marriage, along with civil unions, which could be a concern for heterosexual couples as well.
Lawmakers look at how real-time meter readings and smarter household appliances can help save on energy costs.
Republican senators want to voice concerns about global warming science at Copenhagen climate conference.
Capitol News Connection confirmed today that Barbara Boxer will call for the resignation of Stephen Johnson, head of the EPA.
Howard Dean talks about his 50-state strategy to challenge Republicans even in GOP strongholds.
Banking lobbyists are working frantically to get lawmakers to oppose a bill giving bankruptcy judges the power to modify mortgages.
While lawmakers take small steps towards immigration reform, Wisconsin dairy farmers live the consequences of inaction.
The body that is the U.S. Congress just flat-out dropped any pretense of playing nice and being civil this past week.

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