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Obama is urging lawmakers to take a constructive approach to the bipartisan healthcare summit on Thursday. But many members of the GOP are wary of the meeting.
02/21/2010 11:48 am
State pension funds are $1 trillion short, according to the Pew Center on the States. How does your state stack up?
02/18/2010 11:15 am
Another winter storm is moving across the US Monday, but forecasters hope the worst of the season's storms will be over by the end of next week.
02/15/2010 06:03 pm
Berry’s latest collection of essays celebrates the power of place.
02/09/2010 05:30 am
Tea Party Nation announced at its first convention Friday that it’s forming a political action committee to help fund, train, and guide upstart campaigns across the country. It won’t be the first, or likely the last.
02/05/2010 07:13 pm
Lawmakers railed against rising federal deficits as well as proposed tax increases at a House hearing Wednesday where Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defended President Obama's budget plan.
02/03/2010 04:45 pm
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has come under fire for his support of the Wall Street bailout. But Thursday's Bernanke vote is also expected to reveal that he enjoys bipartisan support in the Senate.
01/28/2010 03:10 pm
A journalist argues that inter-Arab conflict is the central crisis of the Middle East.
01/27/2010 10:33 am
The Supreme Court campaign finance ruling on Thursday means corporations can spend freely on political ads leading up to elections. The Thursday decision invalidates a part of 2002 McCain-Feingold campaign-finance reform law that sought to limit corporate influence.
01/21/2010 04:18 pm