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How to get ready for a ‘tough’ new Congress

Congress is facing a new challenge: preparing for a new Congress.The first Congress since the BJP-led United Progressive Alliance came to power last year is set to take place on December 8.Its composition is already being scrutinised by party leaders who are keen to know how the new Congress will approach issues like women’s rights, […]

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Senate approves $100 billion stimulus package for Dems

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Senate’s bipartisan stimulus package (all times local):11:20 p.m.A Senate panel has approved a $100.4 billion stimulus bill, a package that would help the economy rebound from the worst financial crisis in modern times.The bill passed the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday evening, 53-40, with Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio, the […]

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