They claim that the federal government, all the way up to and including President Obama, is conspiring to shut Massey down.
For the first time in history, the federal government has undertaken a "look back" to eliminate anachronistic, redundant or unwarranted regulations.
President Obama announced recently that $8 billion in Recovery Act grants are going to the development of America's first nationwide high-speed intercity rail service program.
The Bush administration's goal was to block EPA efforts to regulate mercury, a poison emitted by power plants.
A longstanding struggle over confirmation of Goodwin Liu, nominated as an appellate court judge by President Obama, suffered a Republican filibuster.
Senate Republicans began a filibuster yesterday to block the stripping of tax subsidies to oil companies.
Democrats in Washington announced the re-introduction of the DREAM Act, a bill that would grant legal status to children of undocumented immigrants if they attend college for two years or join the military.
El Paso Mayor John Cook praised the president's speech as "right on," and added that a comprehensive approach beyond just enforcement makes most sense.