A federal appeals court Thursday refused to reinstate a defamation lawsuit disgraced former pitcher Roger Clemens filed against his former personal trainer, Brian McNamee, who claims he injected Clemens with steroids and human growth hormone more than a dozen times.
Congress on Thursday passed and sent President Obama a $600 million bill to pay for more law enforcement on the U.S.-Mexico border, and Senate Democrats said they've now proved they are "serious" about security and can turn their attention to restarting talks on legalizing illegal immigrants.
As initial jobless claims continue to rise, the prospect of Obamacare's widened coverage is spiking health insurance premiums - and as those premiums go up, employers become more fearful of adding new employees ("Ailing public sector leads in layoffs," Page 1, Monday).
Fifty-eight members of Congress are calling for an international investigation into charges of war crimes against the Sri Lankan government during its 26-year civil war against rebels who pioneered terrorist tactics and used civilians as human shields.
Am I the only one to see the irony of Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates announcing his intention to close the Joint Forces Command (JFCOM) - which has 6,000 military, civilian and contract employees and an annual budget of $240 million - at a time when Congress is sending the president a $26 billion bailout ("Pentagon belt-tightening will cut jobs," Web, News, Monday)?
Congress on Thursday passed and sent President Obama a $600 million bill to pay for more law enforcement on the U.S.-Mexico border, and Senate Democrats said they've now proved they are "serious" about security.
Oh, the Republican Party is in disarray. Oh, the Republicans have no leadership.
With their usual sources for money drying up, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have started tapping the wallets of foreign workers and international businesses to pay for their pre-election wish list - moves that have put them at odds with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Indian government and possibly the World Trade Organization.
Dear Congressional Black Caucus members: Something is missing, and it's called family values. Do you prefer Republicans claim them as a conservative issue?