Topic: Judd Gregg
Trillion-dollar annual US deficits are unprecedented, and many voters are alarmed by them. But the public also wants a jobs recovery. How those dual issues will affect Election 2010 races.
08/09/2010 01:00 pm
Sen. Richard Lugar becomes the second Republican to say he will support Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. Sen. Lindsey Graham announced his support Tuesday.
07/21/2010 07:13 pm
Sarah Palin mistakenly called Alaska's Kodiak Island nation's largest. Sarah Palin made the error while endorsing a New Hampshire Senate candidate.
07/20/2010 09:54 am
President Obama is set to sign the financial reform bill into law soon, but critics worry it will stifle the flow of credit that is key to economic recovery.
07/15/2010 07:56 pm
Senator Lincoln wants to stop big banks' risky derivative trades from being subsidized by taxpayers. Here's how to keep her measure in the financial reform bill.
06/01/2010 11:50 am
US presidents have long tried to obtain some form of line-item veto power. Obama's proposal could help eliminate pork-barrel projects, but it would also mark a big change in the balance of powers.
05/24/2010 03:08 pm
Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln wants to force banks to put their derivatives into separate entities that aren’t subsidized by the general public. Considering such a change would cut dramatically into big banks’ profits, does she stand a chance?
05/12/2010 02:16 pm
On many issues, new British Prime Minister David Cameron has more in common with Barack Obama than George W. Bush.
05/12/2010 10:54 am
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan will be questioned vigorously during Senate confirmation hearings. But she was confirmed last year as solicitor general – and won seven Republican votes.
05/10/2010 02:53 pm
The bad news is that Washington has to make hard choices now to avert disaster. The good news is that some members of Congress are showing real political courage.
05/04/2010 11:40 am