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The all-Democrat vote will boost the U.S. government's borrowing power to a staggering $14.3 trillion, coming a day after Obama called on Congress to freeze much non-defense spending.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, a lightning rod for anger over Wall Street bailouts, is expected to overcome Senate opposition and win a second term as head of the nation's central bank.
Giving up on the health-care overhaul is not an option, the top House Democrat said Wednesday as lawmakers looked to President Obama for guidance in his State of the Union address on how to revive the stalled legislation.
As I was preparing to write a column on the ludicrous maligning of the Tea Party movement by liberals, Democrats and the mainstream media (which I hope to write next week instead) I started thinking about one of the key objectives of the Tea Party people - the strict enforcement of the 10th Amendment ("The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.").
The political environment got worse for Democrats on Monday when Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s son said he'll pass on seeking his dad's former Senate seat in Delaware — the latest in a bad month for the struggling majority party.
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, the son of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., announced Monday morning he will not run for the Senate seat his father used to hold, greatly increasing the odds that Republicans will capture the seat this fall.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she doesn't have the votes to pass the Senate's health reform bill as written and is not rushing to come up with an alternative.
As Washington struggled to discern a meaning from Massachusetts' special election, candidates outside the Beltway said one message is clear: Outsider, grass-roots campaigns that tap voters' anger at Washington arrogance will win in 2010.
Republican lawmakers just back from Afghanistan say the Obama administration's approach to the war has befuddled U.S. troops, leaving them "dangerously" preoccupied with worrying about captured enemy fighters' rights.