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  • Obama campaign chief ♥ John King's map

     
    Embedded video from CNN Video by Frank James David Plouffe, President Barack Obama's campaign manager, was interviewed by John King on CNN today. The interview demonstrates two things. Plouffe remains in campaign mode and King will take any excuse to........
  • Obama is really, really AIGry: senator

     
    by Peter Nicholas President Obama is letting it be known that, yes, he's awfully upset about the bonuses paid to employees of AIG, the insurance giant that received a federal bailout. U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND) met privately with the......
  • Obama to GOP: Don't just say no

     
    by Frank James In an effort to boost pressure on congressional Republicans, President Barack Obama appealed to them to stop sniping at his budget proposals and to offer their own constructive ideas, saying that the current difficult times call for......
  • Obama: Red River's call to service

     
    by Mark Silva The Red River has risen again. And Dakotans and Minnesotans have risen to the occasion, President Barack Obama said today in a weekly address saluting a spirit of community service that arises at times of crisis such......
  • 'Vintage Obama:' Budget kickoff in Senate

     
    by Mark Silva and Janet Hook President Barack Obama, pressing Congress for a record $3.55-trillion federal budget boosting spending on education, energy and health care, made a personal and private appeal today on Capitol Hill, where Democratic leaders...
  • Congress to Obama: Not all at once

     
    by Janet Hook The broad outline of the $3.5-trillion spending blueprint that Congress approved this week hews closely to President Obama's spending targets and pays homage to his ambitious agenda. But the fine print contains a sobering warning about his.....
  • White House: 'Free-fall' in economy over

     
    by Mark Silva "The free-fall in the economy seems to have stopped,'' Peter Orszag, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, said today, "and we're, I guess the analogy there are some glimmers of sun shining through......
  • Republican, Democrat: Healthcare union

     
    by Noam Levey WAUKON, Iowa -- One is a thrifty soybean farmer from Iowa with a penchant for righteous speeches about government waste. The other is a Stanford-educated lawyer from a Montana ranching family who looks uncomfortable leading a debate.......
  • Public health-care option optional: WH

     
    "The public option... is not the entirety'' of health-care reform, the president says in the encounter shown above in Colorado, where a young man challenges the president to an "Oxford-style'' debate on competition in health-care. by Andrew Zajac The...
  • Health-care compromise: A rural deficit

     
    by James Oliphant Wyoming, with an economy marked by farming, ranching and small businesses, has a disproportionate number of people without medical insurance. And by that measures and others, its people are among the likely winners, if Congress...
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows: Sen. Olympia Snowe visits 'The Situation Room'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 18 - 14 in PDF format This week's TV Movies TODAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Healthcare reform: Sen. Olympia J.......
  • Democrats Get Enough Votes To Push Health Care Bill Through

    Democrats Get Enough Votes To Push Health Care Bill Through
    The Senate took a giant step toward passing its sweeping healthcare bill early today, uniting fractious Democrats after months of debate over President Obama's promise to reduce the ranks of the uninsured. Breaking the Republican filibuster required...