The healthcare reform tradeoffs reached Tuesday - no public option but expanded Medicare access - may help Senate Democrats win more moderates' votes. But it's still not clear they've got to 60.
A bipartisan group of six senators worked Tuesday to hammer out a deal. But both parties worry that they will find the final product unacceptable.
Six-day factory occupation ends after employees gain $1.75 million severance package.
US automakers are likely to get $15 billion in federal loans, but lawmakers insist on industry restructuring.
Many in Congress, citing secrecy surrounding bailout talks, seek outside counsel.
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson warns of measures that could slow the bailout bill, but says, "I share your frustrations" on executive pay.
Bush sends the free-trade agreement to Congress, but stiff opposition could derail it.
In a state that has lost 225,000 jobs since 2001, voters blame economic woes on free trade and globalization.