Topic: U.S. Republican Party
The moderate senator, who met with Obama Thursday, could provide the key vote in passing healthcare legislation. But he has yet to secure her support.
12/18/2009 07:08 pm
Democratic leaders in the Senate plan to vote on final passage of the healthcare reform bill on Christmas Eve.
12/18/2009 12:09 pm
Ben Bernanke faces a tougher path to winning a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve after a Senate committee's 16-to-7 approval vote.
12/17/2009 03:19 pm
President Obama has made a priority of tackling the US unemployment rate – now about 10 percent. But a new jobs program would add more to the soaring federal deficit.
12/17/2009 02:50 pm
Vice President Biden goes to Georgia Thursday to announce $182 million in stimulus grants for increasing broadband access to homes and businesses in 17 states. A total of $2.5 billion of stimulus money has been set aside for broadband projects.
12/17/2009 10:39 am
The spat between California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and former Alaska governor Sarah Palin over the Copenhagen climate talks highlights the GOP's divided views on global warming.
12/16/2009 06:20 pm
Voters are in a sour mood, which could lead to trouble for incumbents in Congress and statehouses in 2010, bipartisan pollsters say. Will it be a repeat of the 'Republican revolution' of 1994?
12/16/2009 01:55 pm
Illinois' Republican lawmakers oppose the Obama administration's decision to transfer some Guantanamo detainees to a prison in the state - and a recent poll shows a majority of Illinois voters do, too. But Democratic leaders are behind the move, citing new jobs.
12/15/2009 05:08 pm
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.
12/15/2009 02:30 pm
By giving ground on tort reform, Harry Reid could meet Republicans in the middle and pass meaningful health care reform for all Americans.
12/15/2009 09:56 am