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Politics 101 Archive: January 2009

  • Obama campaign manager heading to Harvard

    The campaign manager for President Barack Obama will be a visiting fellow at Harvard University's Institute of Politics. Published January 23 2009

  • Wounded vets walk out during inaugural ball concert

    During a concert last night honoring the nation's veterans, a vocalist with the George Clinton band held up a white towel with large block letters spelling "(Expletive) GEORGE," which some audience members took as a jab at the outgoing commander-in-chief. Published January 21 2009

  • Senate swimming pool: no girls allowed

    Sen. Kay Hagan, North Carolina Democrat, told women at an EMILY's list gathering that she would work to allow women to enter the Senate swimming pool. Published January 18 2009

  • Hillary's mom asks for help paying down daughter's debt

    Hillary Clinton's mother, Dorothy Rodham, just sent out a message to her daughter's email list asking for help in paying down the former presidential candidate's campaign debt. Published January 16 2009

  • Hoyer's office lays out the Bush debt problem

    It's got some rather melodramatic background music, but a new video message from House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer looks at how the Bush administration turned an inherited budget surplus into a deficit. Published January 16 2009

  • GOP wants to ban 'Fairness Doctrine'

    Capitol Hill Republicans on Wednesday plan to introduce a bill preventing the Federal Communications Commission from approving the so-called "Fairness Doctrine." Published January 7 2009