Why an Easy Energy-Efficiency Bill Is So Hard

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Despite widespread support from Democrats, Republicans, environmentalists and industry groups — in addition to assurances from #Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that the chamber would consider it before the August recess — an #energy-efficiency #bill won’t get a floor debate until at least September. The Senate, which managed to pass a comprehensive immigration-reform bill in […]


Everyone On The Hill Wants To Make Changes To The White House’s Draft War Authorization Proposal

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Hawkish Republicans say they won’t place restrictions on the commander-in-chief, but Democrats and dovish Republicans want a strict timeline and limits on ground troops. View this image › U.S. #Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) © is flanked by Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) ® Jonathan Ernst / Reuters WASHINGTON– […]