This time, it's about politics, not an Argentine mistress. A state senator is investigating whether the governor used state money inappropriately on his travels.
Supporters say it's time to surge, Iraq-style. Opponents say the US should wait to see if the extra 21,000 troops already on the way have an effect.
The money was supposed to be spent quickly. According to a list released Thursday, Wyoming and two other states have done well. Florida? Not so much.
But the Senate panel vote is nearly party-line, with just one Republican approving her nomination.
Six GOP senators have announced their intentions ahead of Tuesday's Judiciary Committee vote on the Supreme Court nominee.
Independents now make up 34 percent of the electorate. Polls suggest they're worried about the cost of reform, but are not averse to a public option.
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.
Obama launched a campaign on health reform Monday, but opposition is building on both sides of the aisle.