The National Guard deployed helicopters and Denver airport delayed flights thinking Falcon Heene was in a runaway balloon. He was safe at home the whole time, but many questions remain unanswered.
Sens. Harry Reid and Christopher Dodd are leading the charge for a healthcare reform bill. But that makes it hard for them to run as moderates in 2010, when both will face tough reelection campaigns.
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With 60 votes, Democrats can beat a Republican filibuster – and they're increasingly confident of getting there by wooing party moderates.
The special inspector general for the government’s financial rescue program told Congress Wednesday that the ongoing bonus quandary was 'a mess.'
But there's more heavy political lifting ahead. Liberals in the House are set to fight for a public option.
Meanwhile, Congress is now likely to add sexual orientation to federal hate crimes law, and President Obama will address a major gay-rights organization Saturday night.
Democrats have chided Republicans for not offering their own healthcare ideas. But GOP attempts to turn the debate toward more incentives and fewer mandates have been rebuffed.