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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...