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  • Death watch: The gracious concession speech

     
    Between Christine O’Donnell, Sharron Angle and Carl Paladino bragging, threatening and making demands of the winner, claiming victory, when such is not the case, you have to wonder: Will gracious concession speeches eventually go the way of parachute...
  • Feingold explains Obama dodge

     
    by Mike Memoli It would seem quite the turnabout. When President Obama came to Wisconsin just weeks ago, Sen. Russ Feingold (D) expressed no hesitation about appearing with his party leader. "I'm pleased to stand with this president anytime and......
  • Senate passes financial overhaul

     
    An exuberant Sen. Chris Dodd is flanked by Sens. Harry Reid and Dick Durbin, with Sens. Blanche Lincoln and Mark Warner in the background, after the Senate passed a sweeping regulatory overhaul bill Thursday night. (Getty/Mark Wilson) by Janet......
  • Obama, Libya and the ghosts of '68

    Obama, Libya and the ghosts of '68
    In 2008, Democratic voters had their pick of many candidates for president — from Hillary Clinton to John Edwards to Joe Biden. Why did they choose Barack Obama? After all, he had less experience in office than many of his rivals. He was not as...
  • Doug Daniels: We Are Witnessing the Result of the GOP's Overreach

    Doug Daniels: We Are Witnessing the Result of the GOP's Overreach
    One of the most potent weapons an opposition party can employ in a bad economy is the promise of a vague but better alternative. To voters, the grass is often greener, and they're willing to give the other guys a shot.  That mentality is what fueled...
  • U.S. fears clock ticking on Afghanistan

    U.S. fears clock ticking on Afghanistan
    The Obama administration is racing to demonstrate visible headway in the faltering war in Afghanistan, convinced it has only until next summer to slow a hemorrhage in U.S. support and win more time for the military and diplomatic strategy it hopes can...
  • Sen. Feingold doesn't like cable industry's bundling habits

     
    Looks like Sen. Russell D. Feingold (D-Wis.) isn't a fan of bundling. In written questions to Comcast and NBC Universal about their $30-billion merger proposal, the senator, a member of the Judiciary Committee, asked: "Is it common practice now to......
  • Obama: Afghan plan transfers control

     
    by Mark Silva and updated again at 9:05 pm EST President Barack Obama, swiftly deploying an added 30,000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan, told a national television audience tonight that Americans "have no interest in fighting an endless war'' and promised.......
  • Sotomayor: Judiciary approves justice

     
    by David G. Savage and Mark Silva Judge Sonia Sotomayor, poised to become the first Hispanic member of the U.S. Supreme Court, won the support of the Senate Judiciary Committee today in a lopsided vote cast largely along party lines......
  • McCain: Obama pointed wrong way

     
    by Jill Zuckman KENNER, La.- Asserting his place on the cusp of the unfolding general election, Sen. John McCain portrayed himself Tuesday night as a change agent with a history of fighting entrenched interests, and not President Bush's clone......
  • Sotomayor Clears Senate Judiciary Committee

    Sotomayor Clears Senate Judiciary Committee
    Judge Sonia Sotomayor, poised to become the first Latino member of the U.S. Supreme Court, won the support of the Senate Judiciary Committee today in a lopsided vote cast largely along party lines for President Barack Obama's first nominee for the nation'...
  • Bush-era intelligence issues trip up Obama

    Barely six months old, the Obama administration faces a political problem caused by how the CIA handled a secret counter-terrorism program. Though President Obama has insisted he wants to look forward and push an ambitious domestic agenda, a series of...