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2009-03-02 10:50:00

Members of the US Congress are increasingly making use of the microblogging site Twitter. Democrat Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri is likely to be the most avid Twitterer in the Senate. She has written more than 250 messages since becoming a member of the Twitter community in January. She sent off a number of "Tweets" during President Barack Obama's speech before the joint session of Congress last week "“ a move that drew criticism from her mother, to which McCaskill responded to...

2008-08-21 12:01:21

While a handful of congressional representatives debated the energy issue on the floor of the closed Congress, WorldEnergy.TV took the time to visit with Congressman John Culberson, Republican from the 7th Congressional District of Texas. In the interview, Culberson said the majority of both parties think it is ridiculous for the Congress to leave on a five- to six-week recess when the country understands the need to "Drill Here/Drill Now"; "but Pelosi won't let us come back in for a vote."...

2008-07-18 00:00:11

By Stewart M. Powell, Houston Chronicle Jul. 17--WASHINGTON -- Two days after telling an online town hall meeting that NASA had "failed us miserably" and "wastes a vast amount of money," Houston Rep. John Culberson said Thursday he was weighing legislation to overhaul the structure of the space agency responsible for about 20,000 Houston-area jobs. Culberson, a blunt-spoken conservative from a heavily Republican westside district, said his proposal would slash NASA headquarter's...

2006-03-07 18:27:18

By John Crawley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration will push ahead with a proposal to ease limits on foreign investment in U.S. airlines, despite some congressional pressure to slow down the plan or withdraw it, Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta said on Tuesday. The proposed regulation was opposed earlier this year by mainly Democratic lawmakers concerned about the impact on U.S. jobs and airline service if global capital options for financially struggling domestic...