WASHINGTON (AP) — President Bush sent the Senate a new slate of Federal Election Commission nominees Tuesday, an attempt to break a Senate confirmation deadlock that was greeted coolly by the Democratic leader….
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Republican John McCain criticized Democratic rival Barack Obama for voting against John Roberts as U.S. chief justice, reaching out to the Christian right on one of their chief concerns: the proper role of judges in government….
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate John McCain said on Tuesday he would appoint judges in the mold of conservatives John Roberts, Samuel Alito and former Chief Justice William Rehnquist if he were elected in November.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bill to modernize the U.S. air traffic system, increase safety oversight and improve customer service was derailed on Tuesday by U.S. Senate wrangling over attempts to include unrelated measures.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With the presidential candidates fighting over how best to rein in soaring health care costs and cover the uninsured, a veteran of the last major U.S. health care reform battle urged lawmakers on Tuesday to build broad public support before embarking on any reform.