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  • Dodd hit by his own legislative torpedo

     
    by Frank James When Sen. Chris Dodd a few weeks back added his amendment to cap Wall Street pay to the economic stimulus legislation known as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, it looked in part like a move meant......
  • Specter's 'card check' stance explained?

     
    by Frank James Maybe Sen. Arlen Specter was standing on principle when he announced yesterday that he would oppose the "card check" legislation favored by organized labor and detested by Republicans and the business community. Then, again, maybe not. It.....
  • Specter's chances: Ridge lessens them

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsyvlania may have made a reelection-enhancing move with his switch to the Democratic Party. Specter, a five-termer and the state's longest-serving senator, conceded that his chances for another term would have...
  • Joe Sestak: 'Inclined' to tackle Specter

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. Arlen Specter's bid for reelection could grow more complicated than he expected, with Rep. Joe Sestak saying today that he is "inclined'' to seek the Democratic nomination as well. On Fox News Radio's Brian and the......
  • State Senate Democrats lead GOP in pre-2010 poll

     
    Nearly halfway into their first year in the state Senate majority, Democrats are favored statewide to continue in power, 56 percent to 35 percent with 9 percent not responding, according to last week's Quinnipiac poll. In New York City,......
  • Top dog and hot dogs: Maybe they know he's payin'

     
    Mayor Michael Bloomberg loves to munch popcorn and makes shake-and-bake chicken when in a pinch. Though the multi-billionaire mayor can afford the finest meats, he's been known to put away a few hotdogs, which turns out to be a......
  • Healthcare reform: Deficit a concern

     
    by Mark Silva There's at least one message in the healthcare debate which President Barack Obama apparently has failed to drive home: His pledge that overhauling the nation's system of health delivery and insurance will not worsen an already record......
  • Obamaslide: Under 50 faster than most?

     
    by Mark Silva Graphically speaking, the trends in apparent public approval ratings since President Barack Obama's inauguration in January offer a telling story about the rapidly closing gap between those who approve of what the president is doing, and...
  • Obama: Storm warnings, Sunshine State

     
    by Mark Silva In Florida, which President Barack Obama carried by a 2.5-percentage point margin in the 2008 elections, the president's public approval level has fallen below 50 percent among voters questioned for a new survey. The virtually even split.......
  • Corzine vs. Christie and...: Countdown

     
    by Mark Silva On the eve of the election in New Jersey that Republicans and Democrats will be talking about for months -- with a Quinnipiac University poll portraying a virtual dead heat between the major parties' candidates -- the......
  • Richard Blumenthal: Popular and ready

     
    by Mark Silva At least one of the turnovers in Democratic ranks this year is unlikely to upset the party's balance of power: With Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut announcing that he will retire after five terms, a popular potential......
  • Obama's support narrower after one year

     
    by Peter Nicholas One year into his presidency, Barack Obama appears to voters as a garden-variety Democrat -- not like the post-partisan figure who attracted droves of independent voters in his successful 2008 presidential bid, a new poll shows. A......