Topic: U.S. Democratic Party
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D) of Maryland expressed his preference for 'pay-go' or pay-as-you-go budget rules.
03/03/2010 10:56 am
03/03/2010 10:29 am
President Obama says he is 'exploring' four Republican healthcare ideas from last week's summit, in a bow to bipartisanship seen largely as a public relations move.
03/02/2010 04:51 pm
Democrats seem increasingly determined to go it alone on healthcare reform. But that means the House must find more 'yes' votes - even if it costs some representatives their seats.
03/02/2010 01:17 pm
White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Tuesday of Senator Jim Bunning, 'I don’t know how you negotiate with the irrational.' The Republican lawmaker from Kentucky is blocking an extension of unemployment and health benefits for jobless workers.
03/02/2010 12:26 pm
The liberal wing of the Democratic Party, no fan of incumbent Sen. Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas, is cheering the forthcoming primary fight with state Lt. Gov. Bill Halter. Some political analysts say the internal party battle could make the seat even riper for a Republican takeover.
03/01/2010 08:24 pm
Privacy advocates had called for greater oversight on aspects of the Patriot Act that give the government broad powers. But the version Obama signed Saturday moved through Congress unchanged.
03/01/2010 07:58 pm
Republicans are heading into the mid-term elections with an enthusiastic, energized base. Democrats can't say the same.
03/01/2010 06:22 pm
Gallery House Democrats retiring in 2010
Party leaders may have settled on a healthcare reform strategy: muscle through legislation with only Democratic votes. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will face defections.
03/01/2010 01:40 pm