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The Swampby Mark Silva and updated After a week at "war'' with the FOX News Channel, the White House maintained today that it really isn't too concerned about what FOX says about the administration - and also gave new, high-level......
Tags: Unions, Parties and Movements, Iraq, Finance, Will Rogers
KTLA NewsWASHINGTON-- Prodded by national anger at Wall Street, the Senate on Thursday passed the most far-reaching restraints on big banks since the Great Depression. In its broad sweep, the massive bill would touch Wall Street CEOs and first-time homebuyers,...
The Swampby Mark Silva Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid faces a tough reelection contest back home in Nevada. He faces a liberal wing of the Democratic Party upset with compromise on what the White House and others consider an essential element......
The Swampby Mark Silva Sen. Dick Durbin, the majority whip of the Senate, insists that finding a common ground with Republicans on healthcare still is possible -- on the eve of a bipartisan healthcare summit in Washington -- but Democrats are......
Tags: White House, Elections, Entertainment, Dick Durbin, NPR
The SwampPosted 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......
President Bush's nomination of Judge John Roberts Jr. to the Supreme Court left America's first female justice among the American women who felt at least slightly let down. "I am disappointed, in a sense, to see the percentage of women on our court...
Spin CycleWith the whole map trending blue, there's suddenly an outside chance the Democrats can get a 60-vote, filibuster proof majority in the Senate. As the map below from pollster.com indicates, they are leading in enough states to give them 54.......
Spin CycleRepublicans continue to give Geithner a hard time at his Finance Committee confirmation hearing. Olympia Snowe asks about his failure to effectively regulate credit swap derivatives, and his role in allow Lehman Brothers to fail. Jim Bunning says he......
The Swampby Janet Hook and Peter Nicholas President Obama travels to the Capitol today to meet with House and Senate Republicans, the latest in a series of high-profile efforts to reach across the aisle and make good on his campaign promise......
The Swampby Rebecca Cole and updated as hearing continued and ended The Senate Intelligence Committee has taken up the nomination of Leon Panetta, former congressman from California and onetime chief of staff to former President Bill Clinton, for director of the.....
The Swampby Peter Nicholas President Barack Obama has abruptly changed tactics in his bid to revive the economy, setting aside his bipartisan stance and pointedly blaming Republicans for demanding what he cast as discredited "piecemeal measures." Obama's...
The Swampby James Oliphant With the Obama administration facing a make-or-break week for enacting a massive economic stimulus package, officials ramped up pressure on lawmakers Sunday to waste no time sending the bill to the president for his signature....
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