The Senate voted 62 to 30 to move a $15 billion jobs bill to the Senate floor. Scott Brown of Massachusetts was among the Republicans voting in favor.
GOP leaders on Capitol Hill criticize Obama's healthcare plan, lowering expectations for Thursday's bipartisan summit on the issue.
Senate Democrats should pass Obama's healthcare plan with 51 votes. Trying to win over Republicans is a waste of time.
Twelve senators so far have opted not to run again, the second-highest number of retiring senators in 75 years. Among their frustrations: the Senate's increasingly partisan climate.
The Obama health care plan includes a policy shift toward price controls on insurance rates. That wouldn't be necessary if Congress first contained medical inflation.
Obama is urging lawmakers to take a constructive approach to the bipartisan healthcare summit on Thursday. But many members of the GOP are wary of the meeting.
Tea partiers and RINOs mingle at energized CPAC convention. President Obama’s policies have galvanized conservatives, but will the GOP have the answers that key independents want to hear?
On the road in Colorado and Nevada, Obama looks to boost embattled Democrats after similar bids failed in New Jersey, Virginia, and Massachusetts.
Harry Reid may be the powerful Senate majority leader, but back home in Nevada, most voters don't think much of him. On Friday, President Obama travels to Nevada to campaign for Reid.