The $700 million project must now pass the House, where a similar bill has been stymied despite bipartisan agreement in support of the project from numerous Minnesota and Wisconsin lawmakers as well as the states' governors.
Updated: January 23, 2012, - 11:03 PM
A "questionable" nominee at best, he said.
Updated: January 23, 2012, - 10:46 PM
Michele Bachmann could have soldiered on. She may not have had the money or the organization, but she had a plausible case for staying in the race, at least until the Jan. 21 South Carolina primary.
Updated: January 08, 2012, - 07:29 AM
In quitting presidential race, she didn't mention another House run.
Updated: January 05, 2012, - 08:41 AM
Mitt Romney defeated Rick Santorum by only eight votes: 30,015-30,007. Ron Paul was third, but the results did little to clarify GOP race.
Updated: January 04, 2012, - 08:17 AM
With an eye on S.C., she's keeping a firmly optimistic outlook on today's caucuses.
Updated: January 03, 2012, - 11:12 AM
She likens herself to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
Updated: January 02, 2012, - 07:52 AM
Independent Super PACs fill the airwaves with attack ads.
Updated: January 01, 2012, - 12:03 AM