In the Senate, debate began Monday on healthcare reform. A look at the senators' likely votes makes it difficult to see how the public option, as it is currently constituted, can survive.
Sen. Mary Landrieu says she won $300 million in aid for Louisiana for voting 'yes' in a key healthcare reform vote Saturday. But she has misgivings about the public option, which means the deals might not be done yet.
Arkansas' Democratic Sen. Blanche Lincoln voted to move the healthcare bill along for debate in the Senate. But she's vulnerable in her conservative home state, and trying to shift focus to jobs and the economy.
The Senate voted Saturday to open debate on its healthcare reform bill. But it was just the first of a series of difficult votes facing Democrats going forward.
Majority Leader Harry Reid needed his full Democratic caucus to move healthcare to the floor of the Senate. Several Democratic senators facing conservative constituents back home finally agreed.
Senate healthcare reform bill needs 60 votes to advance. Here are five questions that could determine whether Democrats will rally around it.
Army Corps' 'myopic' maintenance of a shipping channel led to levee failure, much Katrina damage, US court judge rules. Appeal is expected.
Majority leader Harry Reid unveiled the Senate's healthcare reform bill Wednesday. Now Reid must cobble together 60 senators to avoid a Republican filibuster.
Former Rep. William Jefferson will appeal the case. His attorneys claim the sentence is unduly harsh compared to other political corruption convictions.
The report card aims to highlight the sorts of innovations in education – such as an extended school day – that lead to better schools.