Getting healthcare reform done – the biggest legislative challenge in decades – depends on how well Obama and his team can win over key members of Congress.
Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee reduced penalties for those without health insurance, but not as much as Republicans want.
Congress should pass Resolution 151 to speak out on behalf of arrested dissident Liu Xiaobo.
Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden, returned from Iraq Wednesday. He's tipped to run for the US Senate. Several other political families also have members eyeing 2010.
Rep. Alan Grayson said the Republican healthcare plan was for sick people to 'die quickly.' He is bringing a new style of raw confrontation to Congress.
By next summer, more than half the US troops in Iraq will have come home. Meanwhile, General McChrystal wants up to 40,000 more in Afghanistan.
A Christian Science perspective.
The equivalent of six health-care lobbyists for every member of Congress are registered for this year's biggest political battle.
Sunday was just a warm-up for a week full of presidential public appearances - everything from Letterman to the United Nations. Some suggest he's making up for lost time.