A bipartisan group of Virginia lawmakers want to bring oil and gas drilling off the commonwealth's coast. And now, the state's senators are crafting legislation to force the federal government's hand.
Each evening during the conventions, Brian Lehrer hosts a convention call-in from 7-8pm, from WNYC in New York and around the country on the "(Mostly) Swing-State Radio Network". Get analysis of the convention, previews of that evening's speeches, and a chance to talk with public radio listeners in swing states around the country.
As Congress considers a second stimulus package, Mayor Bloomberg wants to make sure New York City gets a cut. He went to Washington, D.C., yesterday to offer advice. Matt Laslo reports from Capitol Hill.
REPORTER: Mayor Bloomberg met with President-elect Barack Obama’s transition team and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. The ...