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House chairman: $3.7B border request 'too much'

...are demanding such changes, and White House officials also have indicated support, while the House and Senate Democratic leaders left the door open to them this week. But key Senate Democrats are opposed, and members of the all-Democratic...

...fear of voting has gripped Democratic leaders in the Senate, slowing the...Harkin blamed Senate Democratic leaders.Two other appropriations...and worse."Republicans say Democratic leaders are trying especially to protect...
Legislative negotiators seek education resolution

...budget, but several groups also have urged more funding in the formula beyond what the House proposed. Minority Democratic leaders in the House and Senate have endorsed an increase in the allocation of about $650 over three years to help districts...

...involvement.Two state legislative panels announced plans Monday to continue their investigations into the incident one Democratic leader now is calling an "abuse of power" probe. The U.S. Attorney's office also is reviewing the apparent political...

...uncertainty by the financial markets when they reopen after the weekend.President Barack Obama met with Senate Democratic leaders at the White House after accusing Republicans of practicing the politics of extortion. "Manufacturing crises to...
Bob Franken: The obsession agenda changed. That said, little by little, that is changing. There's not necessarily much love lost for Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid either, but he sure knows how to gauge public opinion. He predicts that within "the next three years...
Democrats seek to turn stand on issues into votes

...naming popular issues than devising a coherent strategy for shaping them into winning campaign strategies.House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters that most Americans support her party's agenda for women. It includes better childhood...
Oil tax repeal group raises $34,000

...hand. Contributions during the fourth quarter included $200 from Democratic state Rep. Max Gruenberg. Senate Democratic Leader Hollis French contributed $150 in refreshments for a fundraiser.For the campaign so far, the group reported raising...
Undone: Dog of a year in Congress whimpers to an end

...Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said recently. "When will they learn to say 'yes' to common ground?"The House Democratic leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, attacked Republicans for opposing an increase in the minimum wage, voting to...
Too few priorities

...Democrats and Republicans than GOP leaders struggling against their tea-party fundamentalists. The Senate's Democratic leader, Harry Reid, ridicules them as "anarchists," and while Reid's rhetoric is often way over the top, he's...


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