The equivalent of six health-care lobbyists for every member of Congress are registered for this year's biggest political battle.
Finance Committee cuts 61 amendments, leaving just 503 to go. Among the major issues remaining: a public option.
Paul Kirk, a longtime friend of Ted Kennedy, restores the Democrats' filibuster-proof majority in the Senate.
Forget Republicans. Democrats need to bring together their own centrists concerned about cost as well as liberals who still want a public option.
No Republican has signed on yet to the healthcare "compromise" plan released Wednesday by Senate Finance Committee chair Max Baucus.
A surge in marijuana farming this year may be due to unemployment as well as growing demand for the drug.
Family, friends, members of the US House and Senate, and hundreds of congressional staffers who had worked with him say their final goodbyes.
Officials in West Virginia, Vermont, Wyoming and Washington state have reported receiving between three and five laptops, each over the course of two separate deliveries — but none had ordered any of them.
The absence of his dealmaking skills could make negotiations even harder, but some say his death will inspire Democrats to get the job done.
Attacks rise, but a new $21 million court has failed to convict any major suspects in six months. US Marines frustrated by shrinking role in key Iraqi city