Investigators must look at how suspect Maurice Clemmons slipped through the cracks. But they must be careful not to draw broad conclusions.
In the Senate, debate began Monday on healthcare reform. A look at the senators' likely votes makes it difficult to see how the public option, as it is currently constituted, can survive.
Police are looking for Maurice Clemmons in connection with the shooting deaths of four policemen in suburban Seattle Sunday. As Arkansas governor, Mike Huckabee granted Clemmons clemency in 2000.
Arkansas' Democratic Sen. Blanche Lincoln voted to move the healthcare bill along for debate in the Senate. But she's vulnerable in her conservative home state, and trying to shift focus to jobs and the economy.
The Senate voted Saturday to open debate on its healthcare reform bill. But it was just the first of a series of difficult votes facing Democrats going forward.
Majority Leader Harry Reid needed his full Democratic caucus to move healthcare to the floor of the Senate. Several Democratic senators facing conservative constituents back home finally agreed.
Senate healthcare reform bill needs 60 votes to advance. Here are five questions that could determine whether Democrats will rally around it.
Majority leader Harry Reid unveiled the Senate's healthcare reform bill Wednesday. Now Reid must cobble together 60 senators to avoid a Republican filibuster.
Two major left-leaning activist groups are threatening to work against Democrats who vote against a public option or for abortion restrictions in healthcare reform legislation.