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  • They love Obama, hate the bailout

     
    by Christi Parsons They love Obama. They hate "the bailout of Wall Street" he's peddling. And even though they cheer the rest of their candidate's economic message, they vehemently disagree the House of Representatives should approve the $700 billion...
  • Obama: 'Quiet storm' could worsen

     
    by Christi Parsons GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--Barack Obama is out stumping for the Wall Street rescue plan this morning, modeling a message he thinks members of Congress can sell in their districts after - if -- they vote for it. The......
  • Barack Obama: 'Put out that fire'

     
    by Mark Silva "Understandably, people are frustrated and they're angry that Wall Street's mistakes have put their tax-dollars at risk,'' Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois said on the Senate floor late this afternoon, as the Senate prepared to vote tonight.......
  • Fla. rep. paid off alleged mistress: report

     
    by Frank James ABC News is reporting that Rep. Tim Mahoney, a Florida Democrat who replaced Mark Foley of the congressional page scandal, paid his alleged mistress, according to past and present staff members who charge that he was trying......
  • Obama's economic team has Clinton feel

     
    ( Chicago Tribune photo by Zbigniew Bzdak ) by Frank James We're all waiting for President-elect Obama's first post-election press conference this afternoon at 2:30 pm Eastern Time. Before that press conference, which will be held at the Hilton......
  • Obama picks Daschle for HHS: report

     
    Janet Hook, Noam Levey and Frank James, revised President-elect Barack Obama has asked former Sen. Tom Daschle to serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the South Dakota Democrat has accepted the offer to head the agency that......
  • Pelosi: Ethics? What ethics? I'm the speaker

     
    Out to prove that Congressional Democrats in the Age of Obama will display the same ethical decreptitude that stalwarts like Tom DeLay brought to the table, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has apparently decided she doesn't need to hear from......
  • Obama's real news: Health care reform NOW

     
    While Obama's comments on Blagojevich attracted the early attention, his most important comments may have come in introducing Tom Daschle (left) as his new health-reform czar as well as Secretary of Health and Human Services. You can hear them......
  • Caroline Kennedy to seek Senate seat

     
    by Frank James Caroline Kennedy has evidently decided she wants U.S,. Senate seat from New York to be vacated by Sen. Hillary Clinton who was chosen by President-elect BaracK Obama to be his secretary of State. This is not a......
  • Nydia: Another one bites the dust

     
    Right at the start, Nydia Velazquez seemed plausible because she was Hispanic and a woman. But in truth, she had been dropped out of the Hillary Senate sweepstakes by most informed observers a while ago -- partly because of......
  • Paterson on failed Detroit bailout: The GOP's fault!

     
    Gov. Paterson, lamenting the failure of the auto bailout legislation, blames it on Republicans and joins the parade of Democrats -- including Barack Obama and Chuck Schumer -- who refuse to even mention, much less specifically demand, wage concessions.......
  • Pelosi: Stimulus by Presidents' Day

     
    by Mark Silva How much pressure will there be on Congress to enact an economic stimulus plan swiftly? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says there will be no congressional recess for the Presidents' Day holiday if they haven't finished work by......