Whether or not Sen. John Walsh pays a political price for the controversy, it turns out he is in good company among political figures who recently have been accused of plagiarism.
In an 11th-hour maneuver, Speaker Boehner derails an antiwar measure that would have required Obama to withdraw US forces from NATO's Libya mission within 15 days.
A measure sponsored by Democrat Dennis Kucinich may give Republican lawmakers a way to express their growing dissatisfaction with Obama's military actions in Libya – but without criticizing the actions of US forces.
Surveys show that Democrats are much less excited about Election 2010 than are Republicans. But in four states, marijuana ballot initiatives could motivate liberal voters.