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  • John Boehner calls for firing of Obama's entire economic team; time 'to put grownups in charge'

     
    Full text of the Republican House leader's speech on the economy, demanding the Democrats take responsibility for prolonged unemployment....
  • ZZZZZZ! Obama speech so boring that kid falls asleep on national TV

     
    Not everyone was excited with President Obama's speech on Monday. One kid right behind the president kept falling asleep....
  • Sunday shows: Shelby, Summers, Simpson, Bowles

     
    Also Saxby Chambliss, Robert Menendez, Mark Warner, Jennifer Granholm, Bob Corker and Austan Goolsbee....
  • Book review: 'The Great American Stickup' by Robert Scheer

    Book review: 'The Great American Stickup' by Robert Scheer
    Robert Scheer is a journalist in the gadfly tradition of Lincoln Steffens, I. F. Stone and Seymour Hersh. His latest book, "The Great American Stickup," blames the "captains of finance" for causing the 2008 "meltdown" of the global economy in the first...
  • Goldberg: Obama is out of options

    After Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency changed. As he put it in 1943, "Dr. New Deal" had to be replaced by "Dr. Win the War." It was a colossal policy switch, but it wasn't an extreme makeover politically. He was still the same...
  • State officials pan for gold in D.C.

    State officials pan for gold in D.C.
    Last month, a flock of Californians streamed through Washington's halls of power seeking federal money for the state's slumping economy, gridlocked transportation system and troubled schools. To their delight, they found a Democratic administration with a...
  • All the president-elect's men

    All the president-elect's men
    Today's question: Who would you like to see in Barack Obama's Cabinet, and which potential picks do you think would be a mistake? Previously, Weigel and Lilly debated Rahm Emanuel's selection as chief of staff. Pass up on Robert Kennedy Jr., go for...
  • Paul Samuelson dies at 94; 1st American to win Nobel in economics

    Paul Samuelson dies at 94; 1st American to win Nobel in economics
    Paul Samuelson, the first American to win a Nobel Prize in economics, the author of a landmark college textbook on the subject and a presidential advisor who helped shape tax policy in the Kennedy administration, has died. He was 94. --------------------...
  • Sunday shows: Scott Brown, Boehner, Bayh, Axelrod

     
    Also, Sens. Jon Thune, Mitch McConnell and Lamar Alexander, Govs. Haley Barbour, Ed Rendell and Jennifer Granholm, Rep. Paul Ryan and Bob Gibbs....
  • Obama's Pelosi problem

     
    When President Obama went into the lion's den a few weeks ago, he talked to the House Republican caucus about bipartisanship. All well and good, said the Republicans, but have you mentioned this to Speaker Nancy Pelosi? “It’s really up......
  • Sunday shows: Kirk, Kyl, McCarthy, Greenspan

     
    Also Michael Oren, John Thompson III, Arlen Specter, Christina Romer, Michael Chertoff, Jane Harman and Joe Lieberman....