Sen. Joe Lieberman, an Independent who caucuses with Democrats, has been a key vote on important bills. He's been unwavering so far in his opposition to including any kind of public option in the healthcare reform bill.
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The healthcare reform tradeoffs reached Tuesday - no public option but expanded Medicare access - may help Senate Democrats win more moderates' votes. But it's still not clear they've got to 60.
President Obama is headed to Oslo to receive his Nobel Peace Prize. It's an awkward moment. Not only is he sending more troops to Afghanistan, but most Americans don’t think he deserves the award, a poll suggests.
President Obama visited Senate Democrats Sunday during a rare weekend session. He encouraged Democrats to pass a healthcare reform bill, and they appear to be making slow progress toward that goal.
One week into the Senate healthcare reform debate two things are clear: Democrats don't have their 60 votes, and the end is not coming anytime soon.
At confirmation hearings for Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke Thursday, some senators decried bailouts of 'too big to fail' firms. Others said the economy would be in worse shape without the Fed’s actions.