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The Swampby John McCormick DENVER - At most national conventions, the Iowa delegation is a must-stop for any aspiring presidential candidate. This year, however, not many are stopping by. The featured speaker for a state breakfast this morning at a downtown......
The Swampby Frank James 11:20 PM -- It's difficult to tell how Michelle Obama's speech played out in flyover country. She obviously has a great personal story, this South Side Chicago girl. But is it enough to overcome her earlier controversial......
Tags: Michelle Obama, Jesse Jackson, Cindy McCain, Health, Lobbying
The SwampArsenal's Cesc Fabregas, at center, looks on as Hull City's Paul McShane, second from left, scores an own goal during their English Premier League soccer match at Arsenal's Emirates stadium in London, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008. Hull City won......
The Swampby Christi Parsons Ellen Moran, executive director of EMILY's List, will join Barack Obama's White House as director of communications. And Dan Pfeiffer, a key Obama communications strategist and sopkesman, will serve as deputy director of communications....
Tags: John Kerry, Tom Daschle, Wheaton College, Al Gore, Tim Johnson
The Swampby Mark Silva $900 billion and climbing. The economic stimulus package has clocked in with a new price tag in the Senate - more than $900 billion - with the addition of tax breaks for car-buyers and medical research. It......
Tags: Health, Iowa, Sales, Politics, Real Estate Sales
The Swampby James Oliphant and Richard Simon, and updated Senate leaders said today that negotiators have struck a deal on a final version of a sweeping economic recovery package. If true, the bill could be sent to the president for his......
Tags: John Boehner, Arlen Specter, Harry Reid, Iowa, Government
The Swampby James Oliphant and Richard Simon Congressional staffers worked overnight putting the finishing touches on the sprawling compromise stimulus bill that Democrats hope can be passed and signed into law by President's Day. House and Senate Democratic...
The Swampby Frank James Taxpayers for Common Sense has e-mailed reporters its database of earmarks in the omnibus $420 billion spending bill currently being debated in the Senate and here's one conclusion to draw from it: Republican senators from the South......
The SwampSen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 10, 2009, following a news conference to announce the introduction of the Employee Free Choice Act and restoring American rights in the workplace. (AP Photo/Susan.......
The Swampby Mark Silva and updated The numbers are small, but today they have doubled, with the Centers for Disease Control confirming 20 additional cases of swine flu in New York City, doubling the national count of infections to 40. The......
Tags: Fires, Health, Iowa, Mexico, Government
The Swampby Mark Silva Three Chicago billionaires who supported President Barack Obama's election campaign are fighting legislation which the president supports that would make it easier for unions to organize hotels that his supports own, Bloomberg News reports....
The Swampby Mark Silva The Senate today apologized for slavery. A little late, some may say. But it is a historic gesture, nonetheless, at a time when a nation that once condoned the enslavement of workers and sanctioned racial discrimination for......
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