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Stick a fork in it; House composting program done

Less than a month into their tenure controlling the House, Republicans have scrapped a small but symbolically important element of the "Green the Capitol" initiative that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) installed when she was Speaker. Specifically, they're trashing Pelosi's compostable forks and food trays.

By Ben Pershing  | January 24, 2011; 4:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  44 Native, Capitol Briefing  | Tags:  house administration; house composting; green the capitol; dan lungren  
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Obama seeking more control over budget

Obama will be requesting an alternative to the line-item veto known as rescission, which would give him -- and future presidents -- the power to submit a package of changes to spending bills that Congress would be required to vote on, up or down.

By by Michael D. Shear  | May 24, 2010; 10:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (160)
Categories:  44 Native, 44 The Obama Presidency, Barack Obama, On the Issues, Political Geography 101, The Budget  
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Kagan's court questionnaire now online

Elena Kagan's answers to the Senate Judiciary committee's questionnaire are now online. Read all 202 pages here.

By Rachel Weiner  | May 18, 2010; 5:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  44 Native, 44 The Obama Presidency  | Tags:  Elena Kagan  
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Feds launch probes of Florida GOP, Rubio's credit card use

By Matt DeLong Hot on the heels of the Republican National Committee's embarrassing expense scandal,...

By 44 Editor  | April 21, 2010; 12:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  44 Native, 44 The Obama Presidency, Republican Party  
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Obama to release taxes; speak on mine safety, NASA

Some somber news about mine safety, a bit of personal revelation and a (theoretical) trip to outer space will fill up the president's day today. Check back on our site throughout the day for complete White House coverage, but here's an early morning look at the news -- that we know of -- that's likely to emerge from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

By By Michael D. Shear  | April 15, 2010; 5:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  44 Native, 44 The Obama Presidency, Barack Obama  | Tags:  Gloria Estefan, Kennedy Space Center, NASA, Neil Armstrong, Obama, West Virginia, White House  
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Michelle Obama visits Mexico

First Lady Michelle Obama visited Mexico's presidential compound and the national anthropological museum Wednesday morning as part of a two-day trip to the United States's southern neighbor.

By by Robin Givhan and Debbi Wilgoren  | April 14, 2010; 11:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  44 Native, 44 The Obama Presidency, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, The First Lady  | Tags:  High school, MEXICO CITY, Margarita Zavala, Mexico, Michelle Obama, President, United States, White House  
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Older Entries in This Category »

McCain surveys supporters on SCOTUS process, By Michael D. Shear , April 14, 2010
Ron Paul easily fends off primary challenges, Ben Pershing , March 3, 2010
House approves $290 billion increase in debt limit, Web Politics Editor , December 16, 2009
Obama warns North Korea, Iran on nukes, Web Politics Editor , November 19, 2009
White House announces a jobs summit on Dec. 3, Post Editor , November 16, 2009
Primary source: Obama on 'unsettling' food security report, Web Politics Editor , November 16, 2009
Video Report: Obama says uncensored society is healthy, Web Politics Editor , November 16, 2009
Frank talk about an earlier Chamber of Commerce study, Web Politics Editor , November 16, 2009
Your Take: is the Republican party headed for a resurgence?, washingtonpost.com , November 16, 2009
Another controversial trip for Obama, Ben Pershing , November 16, 2009
Terrorism trials elicit strong opinions, washingtonpost.com editors , November 15, 2009
 
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