As President Obama meets with Haitian President René Préval in Washington, Haitians worry that the US reduction of troops (from 20,000 after the Jan. 12 Haiti earthquake to 9,000 now) may cause instability.
Almost two months after the Haiti earthquake, President René Préval is in Washington to outline his plan for the kind of aid Haiti needs next. It includes seeds and fertilizers for this summer’s crops.
Is White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel a shrewd tactician or an official who should get the boot? The competing story lines have spun out in the press. Now, his name is also coming up in the mess involving just-resigned Rep. Eric Massa.
The White House hosted a meeting Tuesday with 14 key senators, many from coal- and oil-producing states, who oppose curbs on carbon emissions. Obama appears to be making a big push to win Senate passage of revamped climate-energy legislation.
Anti-abortion House Democrats – led by Rep. Bart Stupak – are threatening to vote against the healthcare reform bill because they believe it might allow federal funds to be used to pay for abortions.
President Obama is pushing for passage of healthcare reform by month’s end. Is ‘reconciliation’ that obscure?
Reviewers are finding few bombshells in Karl Rove's "Courage and Consquence." But there are a couple of surprises.
In his healthcare reform rally in Pennsylvania Monday, Obama vilified insurance companies for denying coverage and raising premiums. In defense, the insurance industry cites soaring costs.