U.S. oil and natural gas should stay in the domestic market to ensure regional energy security, two East Coast Democratic lawmakers said.
The U.S. economy would be better off if natural gas producers could get better access to export markets by way of liquefied natural gas, a trade group said.
A bipartisan group of senators from energy-rich and coastal states said they want the U.S. government to get behind exports of liquefied natural gas.
The White House Thursday rejected a demand by 15 U.S. senators to withdraw the nomination former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb.
U.S. Senate Republicans blocking a vote on Chuck Hagel's nomination as defense secretary deny Majority Leader Harry Reid's assertion the move is a filibuster.
The nation's top military leaders Tuesday painted a bleak picture for the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee should Congress not back off slated budget cuts.
Former Sen. Chuck Hagel took a hard line on Iran before a Senate confirmation panel, but spent much of Thursday defending or explaining past statements.
A capable missile defense system is vital for U.S. national security given threats from Iran and North Korea, said U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe.
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., said the White House was wrong not to capitalize on the natural gas boom by pushing for liquefied natural gas exports.
The U.S. Senate announced passage of a resolution that calls for former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko to be released from prison.
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