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  • Budget commission defeated in Senate

     
    by Janet Hook Despite growing public anger about the burgeoning federal deficit, the Senate today rejected a proposal to establish a commission to devise ways to cut spending and raise taxes - and to give the panel teeth by essentially......
  • Obama's State of the Union: 'Hopeful'

     
    by Mark Silva, updated with details and speech President Barack Obama, vowing a new commitment to fiscal restraint while renewing his bid for an overhaul of healthcare, called on Americans Wednesday night to repair "a deficit of trust.'' The president,......
  • Obama's State of the Union address: Executive order to create deficit commission

     
    Addressing action taken by the Senate on Tuesday, President Obama said he would proceed with plans to create a commission to reduce the federal budget deficit. “Yesterday, the Senate blocked a bill that would have created this commission. So I......
  • 'Now what?' Obama asks fellow Democrats (Video)

     
    Five days after meeting with Republican House members, Democrat Obama has a long chat with his party's senators....
  • Politicizing Justice? Obama names DNC member Tim Purdon as a U.S. Attorney

     
    Democratic trial lawyer and donor will become the chief federal prosecutor in North Dakota....
  • Healthcare vote: 'What elections are for'

     
    Posted at 7 am EST, updated at 5:30 pm President Barack Obama closed a bipartisan summit on healthcare today the way he opened it, with a speech about how much the Democrats and Republicans actually agree upon -- or should......
  • Full texts of healthcare summit opening remarks: Obama, Alexander, Pelosi, Reid (Updated)

     
    Three Democrats and one Republican speak at the start of the healthcare summit....
  • Obama's deficit-cutters: Lineup named

     
    by Mark Silva The lineup for the deficit-cutting commission that President Barack Obama has created is starting to take shape. The president's front line includes David Cote, CEO of Honeywell International, and Alice Rivlin, a fomer White House Office of....
  • Weekend Talk Shows: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appears on 'State of the Union' and 'This Week'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 21 - 27 in PDF format This week's TV Movies TODAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY CBS News Sunday Morning (N)......
  • Sunday shows: Cantor, Pelosi, McCain, Menendez

     
    ABC's "This Week" with Elizabeth Vargas: Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.),George Will, Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts. Bloomberg's "Political Capital" with Al Hunt: Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.), Bloomberg’s Mike Firn, Lizzie...
  • Daschle's departure: Did it change the healthcare debate?

     
    In February 2009, in the early days of a new White House, former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle had to withdraw his nomination as President Obama's secretary of Health and Human Services over a failure to pay $128,203 in taxes.......
  • Nelson aims to save Ares I testing

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida had nothing but praise for President Barack Obama last week when the commander-in-chief visited Kennedy Space Center and touted a new White House plan to rely on commercial rockets to launch a new era of...