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Kerry talks tech as a solution to climate change woes

...unless enough Democratic Party lawmakers in the U.S. Senate filibuster that vote and allow the deal to happen without Congressional intervention.""I have to get back to do that (speech) because we have some people who have to be persuaded," Kerry...
Op-ed: U.S., UK politics are mirror images

...which she helped enact as secretary of state. The two are joined at the political hip.The decline in the number of congressional Democrats from a high of 60 senators and 257 House members in 2009, compared to 46 senators and 188 House members today...
Resource development expected topic during Obama trip

...discussion.The governor says he wants to raise with Obama the issue of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.Walker joined the congressional delegation earlier this year in blasting an administration proposal to designate much of the refuge, including the potentially...

...southeast Alaska with potential mine development across the border in Canada.Murkowski, who with the rest of Alaska's congressional delegation opposed an Obama proposal to designate the vast majority of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness...
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit

...she wrote.The administration's approval of Shell's exploration efforts has done little to stem criticism from congressional Republicans and industry officials who have often accused it of hindering oil and gas production on federal lands. At the...
Trump: Deport children of immigrants living illegally in US

...injunctions ordered by several federal courts in rulings challenging his executive powers to alter immigration policies without Congressional approval. The cases could lead to the U.S. Supreme Court."We have to make a whole new set of standards," Trump...
Iran Deal is the new Obamacare

...agreement.Instead, Obama has been palpably desperate for a deal, and desperate to bypass Congress. There will be a congressional vote, but on terms exactly reversed from what it takes to approve a treaty (it will take a two-thirds supermajority...
Group backing clinton gets $1M from untraceable donors

...include the balanced budget amendment, term limits for offices that include the U.S. Supreme Court and broad caps on congressional taxation authority. Alabama this year became the fourth state to approve it, and it was discussed in at least 35 legislatures...
Congressional action needed on Sterling Highway

An open letter to users of Sterling Highway: It is time to prevent more deaths at Cooper Landing. Join me in writing our Federal delegation. Here is my letter. Senator, The US Forest Service and The Federal Highway Department is morally responsible for the death of a 15-year-old child in Cooper Landing Thursday. The Cooper Landing bypass has been the longest running environmental study in history of the United States. The Forest Service has steadfastly refused to allow the road to be relocated away from the area of the child's death.
Op-ed: Obama kneecaps Congress (again) words from people under the misapprehension that they occupy a coequal branch of the American government. What are congressional hearings and the U.S. domestic political debate compared with the "international community"?Shortly after the U...


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