Topic: U.S. Republican Party
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?
12/14/2009 05:07 pm
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.
12/12/2009 03:50 pm
Huckabee, a 2008 GOP presidential candidate and social conservative, criticizes the selection process in NY-23 race, but sees room in party for liberal Republicans.
12/12/2009 11:48 am
The House financial overhaul bill covers everything from financial giants to individual consumers. But lobbyists are lined up to fight it, and deals will have to be made with some lawmakers as the Senate considers its own bill.
12/11/2009 08:14 pm
Sen. Joe Lieberman, an Independent who caucuses with Democrats, has been a key vote on important bills. He's been unwavering so far in his opposition to including any kind of public option in the healthcare reform bill.
12/11/2009 12:17 pm
Teleprompters are an indispensable part of political life. But they can occasionally fail, leaving everyone from President Obama to Sarah Palin to fend for themselves.
12/11/2009 09:07 am
Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of staff, said Thursday that the Pentagon is ready to start the surge. The first troops will arrive in Afghanistan next week.
12/10/2009 12:00 am
The usual rules don’t apply in conference committee, where House and Senate bills – including upcoming health reform legislation – go to be reconciled.
12/09/2009 02:06 pm
Regular Palin endorsements – like for Doug Hoffman in New York’s congressional race – could be a good way to build the Sarah Palin brand and help the Republican party.
12/09/2009 11:18 am
The healthcare reform tradeoffs reached Tuesday - no public option but expanded Medicare access - may help Senate Democrats win more moderates' votes. But it's still not clear they've got to 60.
12/09/2009 12:00 am