Policy Areas

April 23, 2014

Outgoing NTSB chief leery of oil train safety

She warned the safety of freight rail oil trains has been compromised “far too often."
April 23, 2014

GOP Newtown bill hits impasse

Debate over how to treat mentally ill threatens House GOP legislative response to shootings.
April 22, 2014

Obama preparing transportation plan

He was criticized for failing to put forward a plan during the last funding debate.
April 22, 2014

Sheen presses Congress on drug sentencing reform

Martin Sheen is using his fictional “West Wing” presidential persona to push Congress to pass real-...
April 22, 2014

McCain questions resolve of Biden in Ukraine

The senator said Vladimir Putin is evaluating his options along the border.
April 22, 2014

Biden in Ukraine: 'We want to stand with you'

The vice president is expected to unveil an aid package today.
April 22, 2014

Greens push Earth Day agenda

Groups plan to spotlight the Keystone pipeline on the 44th Earth Day.
April 21, 2014

White House: No politics in Keystone delay

Spokesman Jay Carney blamed Congress for injecting politics into the pipeline debate.
April 21, 2014

Dem: Russia not sticking to Ukraine deal

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) says the U.S. needs to "prepare for the worst."
April 21, 2014

Intel chief bars spies from talking to press

The Obama administration has issued a new warning to intelligence agency employees.

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