The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing today (March 13) on the U.S. State Department’s national interest determination for the northern half of the proposed TransCanada Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Four witnesses will testify: Keystone XL proponent Karen Alderman Harbert, the president and CEO of the U.S. Show More Summary
The Deeper Story You’ve heard that there’s a big battle between the CIA and Congress over the CIA spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee’s review of documents related to the Bush-era torture program. Many are calling it a “constitutional crisis“. Show More Summary
Even Dr. James Hansen doesn’t believe Keystone XL itself will significantly increase greenhouse gas emissions Video follows below At today’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Keystone XL, Chairman Robert Menendez (D-NJ) asked well-known climate scientist James Hansen to clarify … Continue reading ?
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing today (March 13) on the U.S. State Department's national interest determination for the northern half of the proposed TransCanada Keystone XL tar...Show More Summary
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a bill that would provide aid to Ukraine which would need to pass both chambers of Congress to be signed into law before Crimea votes on its independence. The bill calls for reforms to the International Monetary Fund that Republicans oppose, as they take power away from America. Show More Summary
(CNN) – The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday approved a package of loans and aid for Ukraine along with sanctions against Russia for its military intervention in Crimea. The measure also includes approval of long-delayed reforms at the International Monetary Fund, which are opposed by many Republicans and could complicate final congressional passage of […]
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the bill, which now goes to the full Senate for a vote. The House has its own version.
The man likes his trips. A few details of the Senate's Ukrainian aid bill are coming to light, via Foreign Relations chairman Bob Menendez. The bill mirrors one passed in the House last week by providing $1 billion in U.S. loan guarantees...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee will vote on Wednesday on legislation addressing the Ukraine crisis that contains sanctions and IMF reforms, a senior member of the committee said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Tuesday he would introduce a bill to address the crisis in Ukraine including $150 million in aid, sanctions against Ukrainians and Russians responsible for viole...
Senate Foreign Relations Committee is set to vote on an aid bill for Ukraine on Wednesday.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Rockefeller is seeking hearings on General Motors' automobile recalls related to ignition switch problems, a Senate aide said on Tuesday.
Committee headed Rep. Fred Upton, author of legislation related to the Ford Firestone debacle.
National Journal's coverage of an upcoming Senate hearing on the Keystone XL pipeline failed to disclose that Gen. Jim Jones is currently working for the fossil fuel industry. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday to discuss whether or not the Keystone XL pipeline is in the country's national interest. Show More Summary
I’m pretty sure we already know what he is going to say. Readers are welcome to make their predictions in comments. Keystone XL and the National Interest Determination U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Presiding:Senator Menendez Date:Thursday, March 13, 2014 … Continue reading ?
Despite an IRS decision to release documents related to former official Lois Lerner's tenure at the agency, House Government Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is plowing ahead with plans to hold her in contempt of Congress because of her refusal to testify to his committee in its investigation of the alleged targeting of conservative groups. Show More Summary
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Senate Foreign Relations Committee chariman Bob Menendez (D-NJ) is pledging today support for loan guarantees for Ukraine. “I welcome the administration’s expeditious response to the situation in Ukraine – the pledge of assistance in the form of loan guarantees – which this committee intends to endorse in legislation next week – and today’s executive order […]