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GOP weekly address: “We are a nation at war”

Posted: 01/09/2010 - The top Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee says the United States needs to let friend and foe alike know that it “will stop at nothing” to protect itself.

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President Obama’s weekly address: Health Reform Benefits in 2010

Updated: 01/09/2010 - President Obama is trying to play up the brighter side of the health care overhaul that he hopes to sign into law in time for his State of the Union address. In his weekly radio and Internet address, the President admits some provisions will take years to implement, but he says dozens of protections go into affect this year.

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C-SPAN challenges Congress to open health care talks to TV coverage

Posted: 01/06/2010 - As a presidential candidate, Barack Obama called for completely transparent health care deliberations and even promised to hold all negotiations on C-SPAN. Now, as the health care debate reaches its final stages, the nonprofit cable company is asking Washington leaders to follow through on that promise.

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"Change Nobody Believes In". *SIGH*

Posted: 12/22/2009 - A bill so reckless that it has to be rammed through on a partisan vote on Christmas eve. And tidings of comfort and joy from Harry Reid too. The Senate Majority Leader has decided that the last few days before Christmas are the opportune moment for a narrow majority of Democrats to stuff ObamaCare through the Senate to meet an arbitrary White House deadline.

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Many Happy Returns: Merry Tossmas!

Posted: 12/22/2009 - Former WLEX Chief Meteorologist Stuart Shepard continues his humorous spin on the Christmas debate. To say ‘Merry Christmas’ or ‘Happy Holidays’ … that is the question.

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The health care reform battle

Posted: 12/19/2009 - President Obama and Senator John McCain make their case for and against the health care reform bill.

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GOP weekly address: Cap and Trade will kill American jobs

Posted: 12/14/2009 - Republican lawmakers are firm in their opposition to any climate change treaty. Several plan to travel to Copenhagen this week to voice opposition to President Obama's plan, saying it will cause energy prices to soar and kill American jobs.

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President Obama’s weekly address: Learning from History to Reform Wall Street

Posted: 12/14/2009 - President Obama blames Wall Street for causing much of the economic tailspin and says the meltdown could have been avoided. In his weekly address, he praises the House for passing new rules aimed at preventing another financial collapse and urges the Senate to act quickly on its one financial overhaul legislation.

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Senate health care debate enters day 11

Posted: 12/10/2009 - Here are several Senate speeches on health care reform. Listen to the back-and-forth between Republicans and Democrats as the debate enters day 11.

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Yarmuth takes on McConnell on health care

Posted: 12/10/2009 - Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth takes issue with a speech delivered earlier this week by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. The topic is health care reform.

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McConnell: GOP victory in KY sends message to Dems in Congress

Posted: 12/10/2009 - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says the message is clear. In a Senate floor speech, McConnell told his colleagues, “He had one message. One message. Oppose the Reid bill, oppose what Pelosi is doing. Oppose what the Democrats in Washington are doing.”

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President Obama’s weekly address: Pushing Forward on Jobs

Posted: 12/07/2009 - President Obama is trying to reassure America that his focus is on jobs. In his weekly radio and Internet address, the President says he will unveil a series of ideas in the coming days aimed at accelerating job growth.

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Weekend War of Words on Health Care Reform

Posted: 12/07/2009 - The Senate spent the weekend debating health care reform. In a rare Sunday session, President Obama delivered a 45-minute closed door pep-talk to Senate Democrats. Here is the back-and-forth between Senate Republicans and Democrats.

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