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Bush Would Veto Climate Security Act

Reuters | Deborah Zabarenko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Even before debate began on Monday on the first comprehensive climate change bill to reach the U.S. Senate floor, the White Hou...

The Torturous Logic of The New York Times

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

With President Bush's veto this weekend of a bill to outlaw the CIA's use of waterboarding, torture now becomes officially codified U.S. policy. But you'd never know it from the reading the Times.

White House Opposes Mine Safety Bill

Associated Press | Jesse Holland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto a mine safety bill, saying the new regulations proposed by Democrats would interfere with legislation Pr...

Sam Stein

Republican Obstructionism Breaks Congressional Record | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As this year's congressional session closes out, obstructionism by the Republican minority reached a fever pitch and effectively stymied much of the D...

Congress Hands Bush First Veto Override

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush suffered the first veto override of his seven-year-old presidency Thursday as the Senate enacted a $23 billion water resources bill de...

Congressional Negotiators Near Veto-Proof Kids' Health Bill

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congressional negotiators said Tuesday they were nearing agreement on a revised children's health bill that they believed would withstand President Bu...

Surprise! Dems Blindside Republicans With New Vote On Children's Health Care

Washington Post | Jonathan Weisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just one week after failing to override President Bush's veto, House Democrats will put a new version of their $35 billion expansion of the State Chil...