Topic: Norman Ornstein
Twelve senators so far have opted not to run again, the second-highest number of retiring senators in 75 years. Among their frustrations: the Senate's increasingly partisan climate.
02/22/2010 04:05 pm
Behind the scenes, the Senate is having the Congressional Budget Office estimate the cost of its healthcare reform bill. Leaders want to make sure it has the right policies and price to pass.
11/17/2009 12:00 am
Look at the margins of victory, among other things, as the returns for Election Day November 2009 come in.
11/03/2009 12:00 am
They're talking about using the budget reconciliation process for some parts, but it could be risky. Part 2 of two.
09/01/2009 01:00 am
The senator said healthcare would be Obama's 'Waterloo' – if Obama lost, it would break him. Now, Obama is using the comment as an example of crass Beltway obstructionism.
07/21/2009 01:00 am
A successful vote Friday could give the administration momentum on its biggest priority: healthcare reform.
06/24/2009 01:00 am
Lawmakers and others who were against the Iraq war generally support the president. But they worry about another 'quagmire.'
04/04/2009 01:00 am
The economic stimulus bill is his first big test in replacing ‘old habits’ with less partisanship in Washington.
01/29/2009 12:00 am
Lawmakers are watching the stock market as an indicator of whether to buy Bush's plan.
09/25/2008 01:00 am
John McCain has the harder job of countering his support of Bush and his push for deregulation.
09/22/2008 01:00 am