The latest news on legislation
White House seems prepared to go along with mortgage legislation from Congress.
Key senator says the package will be supported by Senate Republicans and the White House.
California court seems to lend gays support for other antidiscrimination claims.
Bush still objects to subsidies, but the bill contains more food relief.
In hearings, a Senate committee urged an integrated approach to food policy.
Negotiations between Republicans and Democrats fall apart.
An important new statement says theological principles should trump policy preferences.
Mortgage legislation keeps moving forward as the White House threatens a veto.
The measure faces a presidential veto and Republican opposition in the Senate.
Removal of bankruptcy provision draws fire from consumer groups.