Tuesday, 16 December 2008 - 6:10pm
Some automotive industry engineers say U.S. automakers have great technological talent but lack the vision to use it effectively. They apparently have lost the innovative spirit.
Thursday, 11 December 2008 - 8:37pm
Environmentalists want government to force car manufacturers to produce "cleaner" cars -- and to drop lawsuits against state-level environmental standards.
Monday, 8 December 2008 - 8:39pm
Big city mayors came to Capitol Hill to line up for their portion of President-elect Obama's massive public works proposal.
Friday, 5 December 2008 - 7:34pm
Groups want Congress to require Detroit automakers to produce cars that get 50 MPG and meet high production quotas for electric cars before any bailout is made.
Friday, 21 November 2008 - 6:40pm
Union contracts with the Big Three automakers require continued payments to members of the United Auto Workers union who aren't working – even if their plants have been closed.
Wednesday, 19 November 2008 - 7:53pm
Top executives of the Big Three automakers, who came to Congress to ask for a bailout, were grilled about about why taxpayers should help them.
Monday, 17 November 2008 - 7:07pm
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), minority leader of the Senate, refused to answer questions about the proposed auto industry bailout at a photo op introducing the newest Republican members of the Senate.
Thursday, 13 November 2008 - 7:30pm
Latino group warns Obama that if he wants to be re-elected, he had better support comprehensive immigration reform" that will allow a "path to citizenship" for illegals.
Wednesday, 12 November 2008 - 8:50pm
Baucus health-reform proposal would incorporate many of the provisions of Obama's health plan, includuing mandatory health coverage and an insurance exchange pool.
Tuesday, 11 November 2008 - 7:03pm
Immigrant groups are calling on the incoming Obama administration to push for "just and humane immigration reform" and "a pathway to legalization"—amnesty and citizenship for illegal immigrants.