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  • Obama says deeply committed to passing climate bill

    09/30/2009 9:49:25 AM PDT · by pissant · 30 replies · 859+ views
    AlterNet/Reuters ^ | 9/30/09 | staff
    WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday his administration was "deeply committed" to passing a new energy law that would set caps on greenhouse gas emissions, welcoming a new Senate proposal on the issue. "With the draft legislation they are announcing today, we are one step closer to putting America in control of our energy future and making America more energy independent," Obama said in a statement, referring to a bill introduced by Senators John Kerry and Barbara Boxer. "My Administration is deeply committed to passing a bill that creates new American jobs and the...
  • Is Pelosi leaning too much to the center?

    12/17/2006 3:30:57 PM PST · by SmithL · 31 replies · 995+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 12/17/6 | Heidi Swillinger
    Bryan Hawk, San Francisco No, she is doing her job. I am proud of her and look forward to her start as speaker in January. Sandra Varner, Oakland It's too soon to tell. Were you to compare her present decisions to her career stance on a myriad of issues, perhaps a tendency could be assessed. However, she's still swirling in the newness of her leadership role and --in my opinion -- still caught up in the fumes of victory. Michael Bauce, Berkeley Of course she is. That's what she's been told she has to do. What she doesn't realize...
  • Pelosi's all smiles through a rough House transition

    11/21/2006 7:57:22 AM PST · by SmithL · 19 replies · 3,878+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 11/21/6 | Zachary Coile
    Speaker-to-be tries to stay on agenda, downplay rivalries -- Washington -- First, House Speaker-elect Nancy Pelosi ruled out the progressives' dream of impeaching President Bush. Now the San Francisco Democrat is squashing the idea of a new military draft, a proposal floated by a top House Democrat as a more egalitarian way to share the burden in Iraq. At a news conference Monday, Pelosi slapped down the idea of a draft offered by Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., the incoming House Ways and Means Committee chairman, which has little support in Congress, the military or the public. But she did so...
  • MURTHA TO DROP OUT OF RUNNING [Update- Hoyer Wins!!!-Vote 149-86]

    11/16/2006 8:30:20 AM PST · by conservativecorner · 325 replies · 14,982+ views
    Polipundit ^ | Nov. 16, 2006 | Michael Sparxx
    BREAKING NEWS: Conservatives with Attitude! insiders are informing us that Congressman John Murtha will DROP OUT of the running for the number 2 spot in the House as Majority Leader. Even if he does stay in the race, he will fall short by a few votes. This will serve as a big blow to Nancy Pelosi. Michael