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WASHINGTON - President Obama is poised to vault over his biggest legislative hurdle Wednesday when the House is expected to pass his $825 billion stimulus package, with or without the Republican minority.
A bill forcing cellphone cameras to make a sound when taking shots has been introduced in Congress, with its sponsor citing voyeuristic and exploitative picture-taking as the reason behind it.
Just as talk gets serious about cutting U.S. troop levels in Iraq, Congress also appears to be getting serious about providing limited free mailing privileges so that letters and small packages can be sent by friends and family to deployed service members.
High-flying Citigroup executives, trying desperately to hang on to their new, $50 million luxury jet, took heavy flak yesterday from the White House and Congress after The Post revealed how the beleaguerred bank is blowing taxpayers' rescue funds.
President Obama yesterday issued orders to close the controversial Guantanamo Bay military prison that houses the plotters of the Sept. 11 attacks - sparking outrage from families of World Trade Center victims.
Despite coming of age at a time of war and during one of the worst economic downturns in American history, many Long Island high school students seem resoundingly optimistic about the "audacity of hope" Barack Obama brings to the presidency.
They came this time in twos and threes, with spouses, children and grandchildren, with small groups of friends — all in the hope of sending a message that American Jews stand with Israel in its battle with Hamas, the faction of Islamic militants that rules Gaza.
President Bush and Barack Obama plan to tag-team a reluctant Congress into releasing the second half of the $700 billion federal rescue package without strings attached.
To his supporters, the most visible legacy in New York of George W. Bush's presidency isn't easily detected by the naked eye but made all the difference in protecting the public in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in Manhattan.
The nursery was decorated, the tiny dresses were hung, and the baby already had a name: Madeleine. After 11 years of marriage and 17 years as a couple, Richard May and Kelli Montgomery of Austin were elated to become parents.