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Is the reset on the rocks? Rumblings in Washington by the resurgent Republican Party against Senate ratification of the New START nuclear arms reduction treaty raise doubts about a fragile U.S.-Russian rapprochement — the "reset" that has been a centerpiece of President Obama's diplomacy.
The biggest lie of 2010 is this: "I want to go to Washington to get things done." The biggest truth of 2010 is this: Official Washington is too polarized to allow that to happen.
President Obama sternly proclaimed ratification of the U.S.-Russia nuclear arms treaty "a national security imperative" Thursday, saying the Senate must act before Congress goes home for the year.
The Senate's top Republican Thursday sharply attacked the Obama administration's handling of the trial against Guantanamo Bay detainee Ahmed Ghailani, a day after a New York City jury acquitted the Tanzanian native of all but one of some 280-plus charges related to the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in East Asia.
Sen. Joseph Lieberman said party leaders are the last remaining obstacles to a vote that would likely lead to the repeal the policy barring open gays from serving in the military.
Two top Democratic strategists said Thursday the party would be wasting its time reaching out to "tea party" voters who played a critical role in the 2010 midterm races.
Millions of jobless Americans could see unemployment benefits run out in coming weeks after an effort to extend them failed in the House on Thursday.
Two top Democratic strategists said Thursday that the party would be wasting its time reaching out to "tea party" voters who played a critical role in the 2010 midterm races.
The push to end the policy barring openly gay men and women from serving in the military has new life on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers have announced plans to push forward with their efforts despite opposition from most Republicans.