Topic: John Boehner
To pass a healthcare reform bill, addressing abortion is necessary in order to get the support of conservative Democrats. Lobbyists for Catholic bishops were part of the negotiation.
11/07/2009 12:00 am
Obama has been criticized for 'dithering' on whether to send more US troops to Afghanistan. But Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says he's OK with the time frame.
11/05/2009 12:00 am
The Afghanistan election runoff has been scrubbed, and Hamid Karzai has been reelected, removing one major complication for Obama. But the troop decision could still be weeks away.
11/03/2009 12:00 am
But will Tea Party protest energy help or hobble the Republican Party? They're challenging some GOP candidates and could split the vote in those races.
10/17/2009 01:00 am
The attempt to remove Charles Rangel from his seat as chairman of an influential House committee keeps allegations of bribery in the public eye.
10/07/2009 01:00 am
Jokes rarely fly in the nation’s capital.
09/24/2009 02:28 pm
Republicans say it's too costly. Liberal Democrats complain that it doesn't do enough for the uninsured. But unlike House plans, it wouldn't add to the deficit.
09/16/2009 01:00 am
He called on the financial industry to join in an effort to update regulations for the 21st century.
09/14/2009 01:00 am
08/26/2009 01:00 am
The most fertile ground for Republicans is the growing ranks of independents. And efforts to rebrand the party from the inside are prompting a stir within a new generation of young politicians.
08/18/2009 01:00 am