Tales from the Trail

At town hall, Ken Feinberg listens to leak victims

By Reuters Staff
June 26, 2010

From Ernest Scheyder in LAROSE, La.:

At a civic center here, newly appointed oil fund administrator Ken Feinberg tried to put to rest concerns that the claims process is inefficient and learn more about the region’s unique economy.

What’s a friendly wager between friends, or senators?

February 5, 2010

trophyWhile Washington deals with freezing temperatures this Sunday, Super Bowl XLIV will kick off in sunny Miami Gardens, Florida, as the New Orleans Saints take on the Indianapolis Colts. But the snow has not dampened football fans’ spirits, and even a few senators are betting on the outcome.

Women US senators ready to break another glass ceiling

December 18, 2008

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WASHINGTON – Women are set to make history next month in the 220-year-old U.S. Senate.

Bush gives Republicans a little pep talk ahead of election

October 28, 2008

WASHINGTON РPresident George W. Bush dropped by the Republican National Committee headquarters unannounced to give the staff a little pep talk Tuesday amid polls showing Republicans trailing in the presidential contest and scores of key congressional races one week out from the general election.