Pork barrel

Dec 1, 2008 - 11:02 AM
• Almost immediately after his election, President-elect Barack Obama considered possible members of his Cabinet and staff.
Aug 12, 2008 - 5:04 AM
As the Senate and the House of Representatives neared adjournment for August, both parties in the Senate were patting themselves on the back for their pres
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.
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
Feb 8, 2008 - 10:38 AM
• The House of Representatives of the 110th Congress adjourned in mid-December.
Jan 28, 2008 - 6:20 AM
There was good news and bad news concerning appropriations for those 11 of 13 government agencies that have been impatiently waiting and enduring the agony
Dec 19, 2007 - 11:52 AM
• With many eyes focused on the Presidential election date, both houses of Congress worked diligently on such agenda items as tax cuts, disaster relief, co
Nov 30, 2007 - 11:32 AM
• At press time, appropriations for the 12 government agencies were still in the holding pattern.