Congressional leaders are discussing how to mitigate the potential effects of a section of the 2010 health-care law that could cost lawmakers and their employees subsidies for health insurance, an aide said.
Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt” airing this weekend that Democrats still may take up a comprehensive climate-change plan after the November elections.
U.S. Senate Democrats won’t include carbon dioxide limits for power plants or a renewable electricity mandate in energy legislation to be taken up as early as next week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said.
President Barack Obama urged Nevadans to re-elect Harry Reid , saying he needs the Senate majority leader to continue work on the policies that brought the U.S. economy out of the worst recession since the Great Depression.
The U.S. government could reap hundreds of millions of dollars in the next decade by collecting royalties from gold, silver and other mines exempt under an 1872 law President Ulysses S. Grant signed to promote the frontier.
Legislation for U.S. disposal of nuclear waste must provide for storage at Yucca Mountain, the head of a House panel overseeing environmental issues said, renewing the debate over the abandoned Nevada site.
“I grew up reading Ayn Rand, and it taught me quite a bit about who I am and what my value systems are and what my beliefs are. It’s inspired me so much that it’s required reading in my office for all my interns and my staff.”