Senate readies housing bill for passage

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Friday pushed along a broad housing package that sponsors say would help mortgage holders and communities hit by the mortgage crisis.

Senate to take up FISA after holiday break

WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) -- Reauthorization of the U.S. government's wiretapping laws has been pushed back until July after one senator said he objected to the bill's immunity language.

Pelosi, Reid at odds over energy bill

WASHINGTON, July 12 (UPI) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., are reportedly divided on differing versions of a proposed energy bill.

House blocks Fairness Doctrine revival

WASHINGTON, June 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. House of Representatives barred use of tax dollars to force broadcasters of conservative content to air a liberal view through the Fairness Doctrine.

Dems call on Bush not to pardon Libby

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- Democratic leaders in Washington are urging President Bush not to extend a pardon to I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, who was convicted of lying to investigators.
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