Sen. Chuck Schumer
On Day 3 of the attack on Libya, there were new air strikes and new demands. On Monday, President Barack Obama called for the replacement of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
Because of the unrest in Libya, oil prices briefly touched $100 a barrel Wednesday for the first time since 2008. It’s a development that’s expected to have a ripple effect on prices across the board.
Critics questioned whether the bill is affordable and does enough to ensure that only people with illnesses related to trade center dust get help.
The NY senator accused Republicans of siding with “millionaires and billionaires” after they rejected proposals that would have let tax cuts expire for those making $200,000 and above.
The Federal Trade Commission is being asked to explain why the rental car industry shouldn’t have to live by the same rule that requires auto dealers to fix vehicles under recall notice before they can be sold.
The audit recommends additional training in identifying suspected terrorists, greater access to criminal databases by the NRC, stepped up “re-screening” of power plant employees and notifying plant operators of foreign travel.
A cancer specialist who advised Scotland’s government over the release of the Lockerbie bomber on Thursday defended the assessment of medical experts that the prisoner had only three months to live.
The White House is facing a continued firestorm of criticism following President Obama’s remarks about building a mosque near Ground Zero.