Posts tagged capitol-hill

Congress worries about Obama’s plan for Pakistan (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s planned troop buildup in Afghanistan came in for more skepticism on Capitol Hill Thursday with lawmakers zeroing in on how the U.S. will deal with terrorist havens in neighboring Pakistan.

Obama will push health bill in Saturday Hill visit (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama still expects to have a health care overhaul bill to sign by year’s end and plans to personally lobby for it in a visit to Capitol Hill on Saturday, the White House said.

Scorecard: Obama and high-priced weapons systems (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama has sought to kill several high-priced weapons systems. Here’s how he’s faring on Capitol Hill on the most controversial items:

White House: Obama will make up own mind on Afghan (AP via Yahoo! News)

The White House said Tuesday that President Barack Obama considers it “tremendously important” to listen to Congress about the flagging war in Afghanistan but won’t base his decisions on the mood on Capitol Hill or eroding public support for the war.