GOP leaders urge a new agenda after several key losses.
The president chastises Democrats for not addressing soaring gas and food prices and the housing crisis.
Bloggers are now calling for boycotts and stoking death threats over perceived insults from Westerners who have criticized China's human rights record ahead of this summer's Olympic Games.
Bush sends the free-trade agreement to Congress, but stiff opposition could derail it.
Democrats hope this week's hearings can shift the war's course. GOP wants Clinton, Obama to acknowledge its gains.
The 2008 'Pig Book' says Congress spent $17.2 billion on pet projects in fiscal '08. But now it's easier to tell who did it.
On the Hill, bills range from rule changes allowing judges to rewrite mortgage terms to a financial-sector overhaul.
The comedienne's Showtime series creates skits you won't see on 'Saturday Night Live.'