Tom Udall

EPA Refuses to Pay $1.2 billion in Damages Over Toxic Spill

On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency said it will not repay over $1.2 billion for economic damages it caused as the result of the toxic Gold King Mine waste spill it accidentally triggered in Colorado last year, citing the Federal Tort Claims Act as the basis for its decision.

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Reid's Grip On Power Hangs On Democratic Aristocracy

Control of the US Senate largely hinges on the outcome of election in 12 states. In half of these contests, the Democrat candidate is the scion of rich political legacies. In their own way, these contests will test the proposition

Reid's Grip On Power Hangs On Democratic Aristocracy

Thought of the Day: Three Commencement Speeches

Thousands of graduation speeches have been held or will be held during ceremonies at the nation’s 7,000 colleges and universities this spring. Some of those speeches delivered were inspiring, most were repetitions of trite sentiments, and a few were simply

Thought of the Day: Three Commencement Speeches

10 Questions Obama Must Answer on IRS Scandal

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama said Treasury Secretary Jack Lew asked for and accepted the resignation of the acting Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Steven T. Miller. However, Miller’s  term as acting IRS Commissioner was up in a couple of

10 Questions Obama Must Answer on IRS Scandal

Connecticut's Sen. Blumenthal Rated Most Liberal Senator

The National Journal‘s rankings of the most liberal U.S. representatives reveals that Connecticut’s Sen. Richard Blumenthal is the most liberal Senator, while Connecticut’s all-Democrat congressional delegation is the fourth most liberal in the country. Blumenthal tied with Sen. Tom Udall

Connecticut's Sen. Blumenthal Rated Most Liberal Senator