Topic: Julian Zelizer
With the battle of Wisconsin reverberating in union halls across the country, Obama has refrained from weighing in forcefully on a core Democratic issue. Analysts say he has played it right.
02/25/2011 08:25 pm
Egypt's street revolution represents a threat to the US and the capitalist system, some tea party icons say, while in the GOP establishment others see it as the spread of freedom to the Arab world.
02/09/2011 09:00 pm
President Obama's State of the Union, along with the speeches that have followed, point to a blend of Kennedy vision and Reagan optimism to 'win the future' and fend off GOP challengers in the 2012 presidential election.
02/08/2011 03:15 pm
Though the House has repealed health-care reform, it won't be repealed by the Senate, meaning the effort is virtually dead. But House Republicans can still try to dismantle the law by other means.
01/19/2011 09:08 pm
Tucson, Ariz., Mayor Robert Walkup forwards his 'civility accord' at an annual meeting of 230 mayors, saying 'civility must begin with us.'
01/19/2011 07:47 pm
While the tea party movement has focused on fiscal concerns, social issues remain key for other GOP lawmakers, who are unhappy that such issues seem to have less importance these days.
01/03/2011 10:21 am
Even with the deep partisan divide, Obama and Congress worked together in the lame-duck session. But pressure on the president from the left and right will grow in the new year.
12/31/2010 12:10 pm
House Democratic leaders set very tight rules for debate of the Obama tax deal Thursday, and rank-and-file Democrats revolted. Their main frustration now: the estate tax.
12/16/2010 04:10 pm
The House approved a measure to extend the Bush-era tax cuts to the middle class – those with income less than $250,000. The final tax-cut plan, though, will be fashioned in the Senate.
12/02/2010 07:14 pm
Senate majority leader Harry Reid has said he will take up the DREAM Act next week. The bill would open a path to citizenship for some young illegal immigrants.
11/23/2010 07:47 pm