The conservative investigative journalist who broke the ACORN story, James O'Keefe, was arrested Monday, allegedly for tampering with Sen. Mary Landrieu's phones. It could set back the movement he championed.
01/28/2010 04:48 pm
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address
01/27/2010 09:54 pm
James O’Keefe and three others are accused of attempted phone tampering in an office for Sen. Mary Landrieu. Liberals are likening the incident to the Watergate break-in.
01/27/2010 02:05 pm
Some key lawmakers in the Senate are saying they will vote against the Bernanke confirmation. The Fed chairman’s term expires at the end of this month.
01/22/2010 07:13 pm
On the federal holiday, the Monitor remembers 12 Martin Luther King Jr. quotes and his 'I have a dream' speech.
01/18/2010 12:21 pm
US presidents visit disaster areas in America all the time. President Obama can build on his good response to the Haitian quake so far by bearing personal witness to this tragedy.
01/14/2010 03:46 pm
Retirement of Sen. Byron Dorgan means it will be harder for Democrats to keep their filibuster-proof Senate majority after 2010. But the exit of Sen. Christopher Dodd improves Democrats' chances of holding onto his seat.
01/06/2010 02:48 pm
In Pictures Destructive Oil Spills
At least 30 states will see new laws going into effect on New Year's Day. Many of the new laws reflect zeitgeist concerns on health, technology, and the economy.
12/31/2009 11:25 am
The moderate senator, who met with Obama Thursday, could provide the key vote in passing healthcare legislation. But he has yet to secure her support.
12/18/2009 07:08 pm