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The Swampby Mark Silva The fulfillment of the president's promise that the health-care debate would be shown on C-SPAN is one of the mistakes that leaders have made in a stalled debate, the president has allowed, but that doesn't mean they're......
The Swampby Kathleen Hennessey NASHVILLE -- The second day of the National Tea Party Convention kicked off with speakers taking aim at the mainstream media. Two morning speakers, media entrepreneur Andrew Breitbart and Tea Party Express' Amy Kremer, dismissed...
The Swampby Noam N. Levey Making an impassioned demand for a comprehensive health overall, President Obama today called on Congress to vote on sweeping legislation "in the next few weeks," implicitly endorsing action even if it requires Democrats to move forward.....
Tags: Laws, Republican Party, Fraud, Medicare, Politics
Top of the TicketHe spent three years and $750 million to get there, but now he's above that unpopular place....
The Swampby Mark Silva ACORN, lke Mark Twain once said of himself, is "not dead yet'' -- except, of course, he is now. But you get it. The leader of the embattled organization said today that reports of the demise of......
You know how ladies, when they don't get what they want, can go a little crazy? Am I right, fellas? Right now, they're pretty upset about losing their first chance at a female president. This would have empowered little girls, shattered sexist beliefs...
Chicago TribuneThe same Democratic wave that made history yesterday by electing Barack Obama to the presidency drowned Republicans in the House and Senate and seemed poised to give Democrats commanding power in Congress. Voters appeared to be looking for someone to...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a broad energy bill that would impose the most significant increase in vehicle fuel-economy standards in three decades, and the White House said President Bush would sign it. The measure cleared the Senate, 86...
TELEVISION COVERAGE: The network news channels (ABC, CBS, NBC) will offer nightly prime-time coverage of the convention from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The cable news channels (MSNBC, CNN, Fox) will broadcast live from Denver and offer round-the-clock coverage....
Tags: Montana, CBS Corp., Mississippi, Franklin Pierce, Pennsylvania
The Swampby Mark Silva In "Countdown to Crawford,'' a nice blog that the Los Angeles Times is running about the winding down of the Bush administration, President Bush's proposal for off-shore oil-drilling is put in a certain family context. They've been......
Tags: John McCain, Florida, Jeb Bush, Politics, George W. Bush
The Swampby Matthew Hay Brown After a primrary season divided between two of their colleagues, the Democratic women of the Senate rallied together behind a 10-item Checklist for Change they said they would pursue through the rest of the election season.......
Tags: Hillary Clinton, Michigan, Maryland, Politics, Barack Obama
The Swampby Frank James In the Senate, it nowadays apparently takes a self-appointed, biparitsan "gang" of senators to get past the partisan gridlock. For instance, there was the Gang of 14 group of senators who helped the Senate get beyond an......
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