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Pennsylvania Ave.Less than an hour before Pat Toomey is sworn in as a U.S. Senator, he stands with his family in his temporary basement. He'll move into his swankier digs (with windows) sometime this spring, but for now his office has......
Tribune Washington BureauWASHINGTON -- A Republican-led filibuster on Tuesday blocked efforts to repeal the "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays in the military, shelving an Obama administration priority at least until after the November election. The measure repealing the...
Associated PressWASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is promoting his health care overhaul's benefits for small businesses as he tries to rally public support behind the new law scorned by Republicans and protesters. A speech Thursday in Portland, Maine, is the second...
PAGE 1 MODULE 1. HEALTH-CONGRESS -- What's different in the health care debate after Obama's speech to Congress? One important thing: Some central players in Congress who seemed skeptical of the bill say they heard enough to their liking that they...
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ABC26 NewsA pivotal Senate committee has approved a sweeping remake of the country's health care system, delivering a long-sought boost to President Barack Obama's goal of expanding coverage. The 14-9 vote in the Senate Finance Committee sets up a historic...
The Associated PressWASHINGTON - Just hours after Congress passed an $18 billion bill to restore unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed, President Barack Obama made it the law of the land. The measure comes as welcome relief to hundreds of thousands of people...
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The glow from a health care triumph faded quickly for President Barack Obama on Sunday as Democrats realized the bill they fought so hard to pass in the House has nowhere to go in the Senate. Speaking from the Rose Garden about 14 hours after the late...
The Swampby Lisa Mascaro Despite last-minute efforts to win hold-outs, the Senate fell two votes short this afternoon of the 60 needed to advance the financial regulation bill. A do-over vote could come as soon as Thursday. Two Democrats broke......
Associated Press WriterYou may think Democrats and Republicans are at odds over health care. Well, they've got nothing on House and Senate Democrats going after each other. The intraparty disputes may prove the most grueling test of all as Congress tries to write a bill that...
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The SwampAn 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......
Associated PressWASHINGTON -- A leading Senate Democrat said Monday his party is determined to push through a health care overhaul bill with or without Republican support because the "system is broken." "We prefer to go at it with Republicans if we can reach compromises...
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