They don't have the votes to block an additional $2 billion for the popular program. Many have heard from car dealers back home.
Democrats have the votes to approve her nomination to the Supreme Court this week. But Hispanics and the National Rifle Association – among others – will watch how senators vote.
The Democrats built their majority on gains made in conservative-leaning areas. Now, those lawmakers are getting cold feet about the cost of the plan.
A bipartisan group of senators met Tuesday to hash out details. The same panel helped President Bush to his first major legislative victory.
The Senate health committee approved a healthcare bill and the House introduced a more ambitious one. How will they be reconciled?
Fellow Democrats greeted him warmly Tuesday, but his vote is no guarantee that thorny legislation – such as healthcare reform and a sweeping energy bill – will hit the fast track.
Politics, economics, demographics all come into play.