- TransCanada, Nebraska to work on new Keystone route Reuters - 1 hr 26 mins ago
LINCOLN, Neb (Reuters) - Nebraska and TransCanada Corp agreed on Monday to find a new route for the stalled Keystone XL pipeline that would steer clear of environmentally sensitive lands in the state.
- Perry Previews Plans to ‘Uproot’ Federal Government National Journal - 5 hrs ago
BETTENDORF, Iowa -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry pledged to remake large swaths of the federal government as he previewed a government reform speech he is slated to deliver here on Tuesday.
- Gingrich, in Iowa, Basks in Recent Rise in Polls National Journal - 5 hrs ago
DES MOINES, Iowa – Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, the latest GOP presidential candidate to experience an uptick in poll numbers, on Monday attributed his success in part to running a “positive” campaign -- even as he cited the “deep discomfort” among Republican voters with rival Mitt Romney.
- White House Announces $1 Billion in Health Care Grants National Journal - 6 hrs ago
The Obama administration said on Monday it would free up as much as $1 billion in grants to help groups, doctors, and communities hire and train health care workers as a way both to create jobs and improve health care. The goal is to experiment with ways to expand the health care work force while reducing the overall cost …
- Will Republicans eliminate any federal agencies? Doubtful The Blaze - Fri, Nov 11, 2011
Sorry to say, the biggest joke this week wasn’t Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry’s debating skills –- though they are indeed something to behold — but rather the running canard that any candidate, save perhaps libertarian Ron Paul, would actually attempt to shut down a federal agency, much less mention the idea …
- Supercommittee deadline approaching, with no deficit deal yet The Lookout - 5 hrs ago
Things are coming down to the wire for the bipartisan congressional supercommittee charged with reducing the federal budget deficit. The six Democrats and six Republicans have until next Wednesday to come together on a plan to save $1.2 trillion through spending cuts or tax increases. Despite some progress, there's still …
- Supreme Court to rule on Obama health care law: What it means The Lookout - 8 hrs ago
It's official: The legal fight over the constitutionality of President Obama's health care overhaul will be decided by the Supreme Court, which said today it will hear oral arguments by March, and will issue a ruling in late June. Here's what you need to know about the controversy: What's at the heart of the legal dispute? …
It's official: The legal fight over the constitutionality of President Obama's health care overhaul will be decided by the Supreme Court, which said today it will hear oral arguments by March, and will issue a ruling in late June. Here's what you need to know about the controversy: What's at the heart of the legal dispute? [...] More »Supreme Court to rule on Obama health care law: What it means