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GOP Leaders to Sebelius: Order Cuts Now

Updated: 11/28/2008 - The two top Republicans in the Kansas Legislature say Democratic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius must immediately order cuts in state spending to make up for falling revenue.

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Obama team reacts to Mumbai attacks

Updated: 01/14/2010 - (CNN) — The Obama Transition team's chief national security spokesperson, Brooke Anderson, released a statement late Wednesday reacting to the attacks in Mumbai, India:

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Bush spurs economic action, but Obama sets agenda

Updated: 01/14/2010 - LIMA, Peru – President George W. Bush got a second bloc of world leaders to endorse comprehensive action to remedy the global financial crisis. But his successor, Barack Obama, is already setting the coming economic agenda.

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Obama asks urgent action on 'historic' econ crisis

Updated: 01/14/2010 - CHICAGO – Citing an "economic crisis of historic proportions," President-elect Barack Obama urged Congress to pass a costly, job-creating stimulus bill as quickly as possible, a rare pre-inaugural call to action delivered as the outgoing Bush administration approved fresh billions to bail out one of the nation's largest banks.

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Obama Promises Economic Plan on 1st Day

Updated: 11/26/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama pledged on Wednesday to have an economic plan ready for action on the nation's financial crisis on his first day in office. "Help is on the way," he declared.

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Obama Names Volcker to Head New Economic Advisers

Updated: 11/26/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama chose former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker Wednesday to head a new White House panel to help create jobs and bring stability to the ailing financial system.

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Kansas Team to Examine Racial, Ethnic Inequities

Updated: 11/25/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius announced an effort by a subcabinet team to determine what needs to be done so that black and Hispanic children are not over represented in foster care and juvenile justice systems.

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Lieberman: Obama 'about perfect' in Cabinet picks

Updated: 01/14/2010 - HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman took another step Tuesday toward mending his relationship with Democrats, saying that Barack Obama's actions since winning the presidency have been "just about perfect."

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Massive new programs aimed at loosening credit

Updated: 01/14/2010 - WASHINGTON – Rolling out powerful new weapons against the financial meltdown, the Bush administration and the Federal Reserve pledged $800 billion Tuesday to blast through blockades on credit cards, auto loans, mortgages and other borrowing. Total bailout commitments neared a staggering $7 trillion.

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Official: Gates to stay at Pentagon

Updated: 01/14/2010 - CHICAGO – President-elect Barack Obama will keep Defense Secretary Robert Gates in that job for at least a year, according to an official familiar the two men's discussions.

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Obama: Economic rescue will trump deficit fight

Updated: 01/14/2010 - CHICAGO – The economy growing weaker, President-elect Barack Obama said Tuesday that recovery efforts will trump deficit concerns when he takes office in January. Yet he pledged a "page-by-page, line-by-line" budget review to root out unneeded spending.

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Obama Promotes Fiscal Restraint, Big Spending

Updated: 11/25/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama wants to project fiscal restraint even as his economic team assembles a massive recovery package that could cost several hundred billion dollars.

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Government Plans New Program to Aid Credit Issuers

Updated: 11/25/2008 - The government is working on a new loan program to help companies that issue credit cards, make student loans and finance car purchases, people familiar with the plan said Tuesday.

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President Bush Pardons 14 Individuals

Updated: 11/24/2008 - The departing President has also commuted the sentences of two more inmates.. he's still granted less than half the pardons of Bill Clinton and Ronald Reagan.

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Huckabee tells Republicans how to recover

Updated: 01/14/2010 - (CNN) -- If the Republican Party wants to get back on track, former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee says GOP leaders must first restore voters' confidence in the government.

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Pro-Palin 'thank you' ads hit the airwaves

Updated: 01/14/2010 - (CNN) — Election Day was three weeks ago, but political ads praising former Republican VP nominee Sarah Palin are still hitting the airwaves.

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Bush pardons 14 and commutes 2 prison sentences

Updated: 01/14/2010 - WASHINGTON – President George W. Bush has granted pardons to 14 individuals and commuted the prison sentences of two others convicted of misdeeds ranging from drug offenses to tax evasion, from wildlife violations to bank embezzlement, The Associated Press learned Monday.

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Longtime Biden aide picked to fill his Senate seat

Updated: 01/14/2010 - WILMINGTON, Del. – Edward "Ted" Kaufman, a former aide to Sen. Joe Biden, was named Monday by Delaware Gov. Ruth Ann Minner to fill the Senate seat Biden is leaving for the vice presidency. Kaufman is president of a political and management consulting firm based in Wilmington. Kaufman served on Biden's Senate staff from 1973 to 1994, including 19 years as chief of staff. He is an advisory board member to President-elect Barack Obama's transition team.

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Bush says Citigroup deal needed to protect system

Updated: 01/14/2010 - WASHINGTON – President Bush argued Monday that the government's dramatic rescue of Citigroup was necessary to "safeguard the financial system" and help the economy recover, and he said there could be more such moves if other institutions need help.

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Obama wants economic rescue approved 'right away'

Updated: 01/14/2010 - CHICAGO – With the economy in crisis, President-elect Barack Obama urged the new Congress to pass a quick economic stimulus bill, pledged help for the troubled auto industry and blessed the Bush administration's bailout of the financial industry.

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Obama Names Econ Team, Sees 'Historic' Crisis

Updated: 11/24/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama tapped New York Federal Reserve President Tim Geithner as his treasury secretary on Monday, turning to a veteran of financial crises at home and overseas.

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Obama economic plan aims for 2.5M new jobs by 2011

Updated: 11/22/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama promoted an economic plan Saturday he said would create 2.5 million jobs by rebuilding roads and bridges and modernizing schools while developing alternative energy sources and more efficient cars.

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Mukasey: "Clean Bill of Health"

Updated: 11/22/2008 - The Attorney General was back at work after he fainted during a Thursday night speech.

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