Five-year-old Lenny Popova, of Arlington, Va. inspects the teeth of a Tyrannosaurus rex at the National Zoo, in October 2000. The Tyrannosaurus, meaning 'tyrant lizard' lived in Western North America during the last part of the Cretaceous Period, about 68 to 65 million years ago.
For the first time since losing the presidential race in 2008, John McCain and Sarah Palin campaign together in Tuscon and Phoenix as Palin helps McCain tout his conservative credentials.
2008 Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain of Arizona and his running mate Sarah Palin take the stage at a campaign event in Lancaster, Penn. on September 9, 2008.
States' Medicaid programs will have to grow dramatically to meet the demands of healthcare reform. Those states that have already started the process could come out ahead financially.
Some Democrats have been attacked or threatened over passage of healthcare reform. Now, GOP leaders are fighting back against suggestions that their party is somehow responsible.
Senate Democrats prevail, so far, in keeping the package of healthcare 'fixes' intact. But the House will need to vote on it again to address small adjustments in the part dealing with student loans.
Many presidents now sign historic legislation – like the healthcare bill – with multiple pens. Twenty-two isn't even close to the record, in fact.
Republicans aim to raise amendments and procedural motions, followed by votes that could go on for days during reconciliation. Democrats vow to pass the healthcare fixes unchanged.