Japan's Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama was criticized at home and in Washington for delaying a decision about moving a US base on Okinawa. Japanese analysts say the new prime minister is off to a slow start on several fronts.
Sen. John Kerry's new fundraising letter seeks to make a bogeyman of Sarah Palin and the Tea Party movement and rally liberals for the 2010 midterm elections.
He isn’t fighting Wall Street as much as lawmakers who take campaign money from the financial industry. To win passage of reforms for the industry, the president needs to take on Democrats with sticky fingers and who ignore Main Street.
By giving ground on tort reform, Harry Reid could meet Republicans in the middle and pass meaningful health care reform for all Americans.
Congress has spent all its time on other efforts, like healthcare. Now, time is running short to pass a federal budget, and Congress is having to take its typical shortcuts.
Independent Sen. Joe Lieberman indicates he won't go for a healthcare reform bill with anything resembling a public option – including the Medicare buy-in compromise. If he prevails, what are the choices for liberals who want the public option?
Job growth will be a key factor in whether voters let Democrats retain control of the House in 2010, says John Podesta, influential Democrat and CEO of Center for American Progress. Obama's approval rating will be another.
An angry attacker struck Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in Milan Sunday night with what witnesses desribed as a miniature metal replica of the famous Duomo cathedral.
Annise Parker, who is openly gay, was elected mayor of Houston Saturday. It makes Houston the largest US city to elect a gay or lesbian mayor.
Intra-party squabbling among conservatives – especially with Tea Partiers thrown into the mix – is not good news for the GOP. They're beginning to act like Democrats.