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May 5, 2009 - 5:18 AM
President Barack Obama charged into his presidency full of enthusiasm for plans to staff his cabinet with worthies, stimulate the economy, revise fiscal po
Nov 4, 2008 - 4:38 AM
• Normal Congressional activities came to a screeching halt in late September and early October as the legislature turned its attention to deciding what to
Oct 9, 2008 - 10:12 AM
• While Congress was on a five-week recess from August to September, the process for nominating presidential candidates (Senators John McCain and Barack Ob
Jul 30, 2008 - 7:00 AM
• Congress took an eight-day break to celebrate the Fourth of July.
Jul 9, 2008 - 7:09 AM
Congress resumed business early last month after an 11-day hiatus and took note of the to-do list President Bush outlined in his weekly radio address.
Jun 9, 2008 - 9:30 AM
A resolute President Bush may go down swinging as he finishes his term in office.
May 29, 2008 - 10:23 AM
As the first session of the 107th Congress wound down, the wonderful days of bipartisan behavior that followed September 11 gave way to partisan bickering
May 5, 2008 - 6:44 AM
• Congress recessed for a couple of weeks at Easter time.
Apr 2, 2008 - 10:12 AM
• As Washington pundits predicted, the $3.1 trillion budget President Bush proposed for the federal fiscal year beginning Oct.
Feb 28, 2008 - 6:02 AM
• Following the recess for the year-end holiday season, the 110th Congress apparently was in no rush to resume work on leftover legislation and to prepare