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  • 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...
  • Obama Challenges Health Insurance Industry Arguments

    Obama Challenges Health Insurance Industry Arguments
    In an effort to maintain control of the healthcare debate, President Obama on Tuesday ridiculed critics of his government-run insurance proposal, saying private insurers have nothing to fear if they are efficient and consumer-friendly. "If private...
  • Panel: Dodd's VIP Loans Broke No Senate Rules

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A committee that investigated VIP mortgage deals for Democratic Sens. Chris Dodd and Kent Conrad has cleared both of them of breaking Senate rules. The Select Committee on Ethics tells Dodd of Connecticut and Conrad of North Dakota in...