Rep. Lee Terry

President Barack Obama speaks at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline on March 22, 2012 in Cushing, Okla. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

House Passes GOP Bill To Bypass President To Speed Approval Of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Democrats criticized the legislation as a blatant attempt to allow a foreign company to avoid environmental review.

05/23/2013

File photo of a man talking on his cell phone. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

House Subcommittee Contemplates Allowing Robo-Calls To Cell Phones

A House subcommittee is considering passing a bill that would give companies the ability to make machine-generated phone calls, also known as robo-calls, directly to cell phones.

11/07/2011

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