A bipartisan group of senators is working on a compromise around U.S. cybersecurity legislation that’s been stalled over differences on whether government should set protection standards, Senator Joseph Lieberman said.
Senators John Kerry and Joseph Lieberman unveiled legislation today to expand offshore oil and natural-gas production, as well as reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by 17 percent this decade from 2005 levels.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is struggling to meet a self-imposed deadline for passing energy legislation, his fellow Democrats say, and they expressed doubt the measure could be approved before Congress takes its month-long August recess.
When Sylvia Lim entered Singapore politics in 2001 as an opposition member, her father said he would visit her in jail, recalling how past adversaries of the ruling People’s Action Party were sued, bankrupted or imprisoned.
In the view of certain members of Congress, the problem with constitutional rights in this country is that every American gets them. Once you are either born into citizenship or earn it through naturalization, it’s almost impossible for the government to take it away.
China Development Bank Corp. ’s private-equity unit sports three bronze busts of Communist Party leaders in its Beijing lobby. Chairman Mao Zedong is there, and so is his eventual successor as leader, Deng Xiaoping . Then there’s Chen Yun, once China’s top economic planner.