- Submitted by admin on Sat, 04/09/2011 - 7:54am
By JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press
WASHINGTON Ã¢â‚¬â€œ A last minute budget deal, forged amid bluster and tough bargaining, averted an embarrassing federal shutdown and cut billions in spending Ã¢â‚¬â€ the first major test of the divided government voters ushered in five months ago.
- Submitted by admin on Wed, 03/30/2011 - 8:49am
Rising prices at the pump affect everybody Ã¢â‚¬â€œ workers and farmers; truck drivers and restaurant owners. Businesses see it impact their bottom line. Families feel the pinch when they fill up their tank. For Americans already struggling to get by, it makes life that much harder. ThatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s why we need to make ourselves more secure and control our energy future by harnessing all of the resources that we have available and embracing a diverse energy portfolio.
- Submitted by admin on Sat, 03/19/2011 - 7:34pm
by DEVIN DWYER AND LUIS MARTINEZ
March 19, 2011
More than 112 Tomahawk cruise missiles struck over 20 targets inside Libya today in the opening phase of an international military operation the Pentagon said was aimed at stopping attacks led by Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and enforcing a U.N.-backed no-fly zone.
President Obama, speaking from Brazil shortly after he authorized the missile attacks, said they were part of a "limited military action" to protect the Libyan people.
- Submitted by admin on Fri, 03/18/2011 - 3:50pm
President Obama outlined U.S. willingness to support the U.N. resolution enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya, but made it clear that no U.S. ground troops would enter the country.
via PBS NewsHour
- Submitted by millennialrising on Sun, 03/13/2011 - 3:35pm