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  • Surviving scandal, or not

    Surviving scandal, or not
    A gaffe about his opponent's race, allegations that he is the backseat driver from hell and, most recently, an indelible photograph of him in the middle of a wild party of teenagers — is Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler having the...
  • Health co-ops should be expanded, not limited

    Health co-ops should be expanded, not limited
    One of the casualties of the recent budget deal is a potential game-changer in health care: nonprofit health insurance cooperatives (co-ops). Although not eliminated, the funding to help launch the co-ops was cut significantly. Let's set aside the fact...
  • NRA on ‘Meet the Press,’ ‘Face the Nation’

     
    The National Rifle Association will have a presence on the Sunday morning programs this weekend. The group's leaders will discuss calls for greater gun control since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Wayne LaPierre, the NRA'...
  • Dianne Feinstein, Lindsey Graham on ‘Meet the Press’

     
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., will be a guest on ‘Meet the Press.' Photo credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images UPDATE:┬áTHE REVISED GUEST LIST IS AT THE BOTTOM: The fiscal cliff, Susan Rice and Benghazi will be topics on the Sunday morning...
  • Democrats Hold onto Narrow Majority in U.S. Senate

    Democrats Hold onto Narrow Majority in U.S. Senate
    WASHINGTON -- Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly polarized, Congress. The balance of power was likely to shift by no more than a seat or two,...
  • Reid urges cooperation as Democrats expand Senate control

    Reid urges cooperation as Democrats expand Senate control
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Republicans to cooperate with an expanded Democratic majority Wednesday, a day after the Democrats picked up at least one more seat in the chamber. "It is better to dance than to fight," said Reid, D-Nevada....
  • Lawmakers have tentative deal to avert government shutdown

    Lawmakers have tentative deal to avert government shutdown
    Weary of one last round of brinkmanship before the holidays, Congress reached a tentative deal late Thursday on a $1-trillion spending bill that would avert a government shutdown as both parties continued talks to extend President Obama's payroll tax...
  • Harry Reid: 'Foolish' for Democrats to offer budget plan

    Harry Reid: 'Foolish' for Democrats to offer budget plan
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said it would be "foolish" for Democrats to propose their own federal budget for 2012, despite continued attacks from Republicans that the party is ducking its responsibility to put forward a solution to the nation's...
  • Sen. Marco Rubio, Seth Meyers set for ‘Meet the Press’

     
    In an interview Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press," Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will assess the Republican field for the 2012 presidential election and the public's reaction to the GOP budget plan. "Saturday Night Live" head writer Seth Meyers will be...
  • Sunday shows: Ryan, Bachmann, Rubio, Van Hollen

     
    Also, Gov. Robert Bentley, Lamar Alexander, Michael Bennet, Michael Bloomberg, Bob McDonnell, John Barrasso, John McCain, Kent Conrad, Lindsey Graham and Randi Weingarten....
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Weekend Talk Shows...
  • 4 House members got Countrywide VIP loans, Rep. Darrell Issa says [Updated]

     
    Countrywide VIP loans: Four current House members received Countrywide VIP loans, Rep. Darrell Issa told the House Ethics committee....