Why is public approval of Congress so low? In Sen. Joe Lieberman's opinion, it's because Congress has never been so dysfunctional.
Turkey's Ambassador to the US Namik Tan said the US relationship with Turkey was in "excellent" condition amid upheaval in Iran, Syria and the wider Middle East at a breakfast sponsored by The Christian Science Monitor.
Voters get nervous when candidates talk about sacrifice, says Democratic pollster Stanley Greenberg. But at the same time, he says, voters tend to support changes that would shore up Social Security.
Stanley Greenberg, a major Democratic pollster, says unhappy and undecided voters make a third-party presidential candidate likely in 2012, introducing uncertainty into the battle to control Congress.