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  • Obama's declining support among whites

    By Peter Wallsten Washington Bureau--After a summer of health care battles and sliding approval ratings for President Obama, the White House is facing a troubling new trend: The voters losing faith in the president are the ones he had worked hardest to...
  • Election Workers Violate Law, Cheer Embattled Rangel

    Election Workers Violate Law, Cheer Embattled Rangel
    Even though they're required to be impartial, poll workers cheered on scandal-plagued Congressman Charlie Rangel as he arrived to cast his vote. "The law prohibits electioneering and other improper activity within the polling place," is a requirement...
  • Insurers propose to close gap

    WASHINGTON — With Democrats vowing to make healthcare a top priority, the insurance industry Monday unveiled a proposal to extend coverage to nearly 47 million uninsured persons. The move by America's Health Insurance Plans, which represents...
  • House drops Democrats' guidelines to pass minimum tax relief

    Congress agreed Wednesday to spare more than 20 million taxpayers from the alternative minimum tax this year, bowing to Republican demands that the $50 billion in tax relief not be offset with any tax increases elsewhere. On the last day of legislative...
  • 'The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works' by Henry Waxman with Joshua Green

    'The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works' by Henry Waxman with Joshua Green
    Pretty faces and promising careers tend to flash across our local political firmament with the frequency of shooting stars -- and with about as much effect. But for more than two decades, the most consequential elected official in Southern California...
  • Lawmakers discuss economic stimulus plan

    Congress and the White House could deliver by March 1 an economic rescue package meant to stave off a full-blown recession, a senior Democratic lawmaker said Sunday. Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, said...
  • Letters to the editor

    The issue of jobs Re “Talk at 10: Leno to get new NBC show,” Dec. 9 It is great that Jay Leno gets to save his job by moving to 10 p.m. while hundreds of good-paying union jobs -- acting, writing and otherwise -- will be lost as more...
  • House passes children's health insurance bill; Obama plans same-day signing

    The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bill extending health coverage to 4 million uninsured children, giving President Barack Obama a much-needed win on health care and taking a first step toward his promise of universal coverage. The...
  • Clinton's N.Y. team: No-shows Saturday

     
    by Glenn Thrush Sorry Hillary, they've got other plans. The vast majority of Hillary Rodham Clinton's congressional supporters in New York will be skipping her Saturday drop-out announcement in Washington - citing reasons ranging from town halls back in...
  • Hillary: Plans to end campaign by weekend

     
    Reports say Clinton will end her campaign this weekend. Spokesman Howard Wolfson: "Senator Clinton will be hosting an event in Washington, DC ... to thank her supporters and express her support for Senator Obama and party unity." Wolfson's statement said....
  • Hillary, Obama: The meeting and the money and v-p

     
    Clinton and Obama met in person last night -- maybe at Clinton's house, maybe Dianne Feinstein's house, maybe somewhere else. Some reports say the Obama asked to meet, some say Clinton asked to meet. Here's the statement issued by......
  • Rangel: Four rent-controlled apartments! Four!

     
    From the NYTimes: "While aggressive evictions are making rent-stabilized apartments increasingly scarce in New York, Representative Charles B. Rangel is enjoying four of them, including three adjacent apartments in a sprawling penthouse overlooking...