Topic: James Clyburn
Medicare reform passed the House. But GOP leaders say they won't push Medicare vouchers in the current round of spending talks.
05/06/2011 02:18 am
The members of the House and Senate who were appointed to the latest presidential deficit panel represent the starkest partisan views on Capitol Hill. But that could be a good thing.
04/20/2011 11:19 pm
A call for 'thoughtful consideration' of repeal of Obama's health-care reform law may signal a more moderate tone to next week's debate than both sides in the House had anticipated.
01/14/2011 12:38 pm
Opinion Arizona shooting pundits are wrong: Heated political speech isn’t the problem – it’s the solution
In the wake of the Arizona shooting, some lawmakers want to curb political speech. But raucous debate is a hallmark of a healthy democracy. Indeed, it's a safety valve that helps prevent violence, because it allows people to voice their strongly held views in hopes of persuading others.
01/13/2011 11:10 am
With foreign governments and donors hesitant to send funds to President René Préval's administration, a Haiti election was necessary if the country wanted to tap into into billions of dollars in aid.
12/07/2010 08:02 pm
Nancy Pelosi wins her bid to remain leader of the House Democrats, as leadership on both sides of the aisle remains largely the same – despite Election 2010's mandate for change.
11/17/2010 09:24 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/17
Rep. Heath Shuler of North Carolina is sounding out a challenge to Nancy Pelosi as Democratic leader in the House. It's a long-shot effort, but reflects some party members' unease with Pelosi.
11/13/2010 03:42 pm
Nancy Pelosi, a favorite target of the GOP, has been criticized by Democratic moderates and progressives alike. Her move runs the risk of splitting her party. So why is she doing it?
11/05/2010 07:00 pm
MSNBC host Keith Olbermann contributed to three Democratic candidates during the 2010 elections.
11/05/2010 05:17 pm