With his new fiscal commission, President Obama continues his push for bipartisanship. But it may be an uphill slog. On other major issues – healthcare, bank reform, and jobs – it's been hard to find agreement.
Tea Party Nation convention starts Thursday. Questions and answers about the tea party movement and how it might affect the 2010 elections.
Democrats must use this moment to recommit themselves to the progressive agenda that got President Obama elected.
Monkeys at the Dhaka Zoo in Bangladesh cuddle together to stay warm on a cold and foggy Wednesday morning.
Retirement of Sen. Byron Dorgan means it will be harder for Democrats to keep their filibuster-proof Senate majority after 2010. But the exit of Sen. Christopher Dodd improves Democrats' chances of holding onto his seat.
Richard Blumenthal, expected to run to replace retiring Sen. Christopher Dodd (D), has been Connecticut's attorney general since 1991. He enjoys high approval ratings in his home state.
Chris Dodd announced Wednesday he would not be seeking a sixth term, ending a career helped by massive campaign contributions from Wall Street.
President Obama will appear on a World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) holiday program this Saturday night.