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The Swampby Mike Memoli President Obama is back on the political circuit, with fundraisers planned in the next two days for Democratic Senate candidates in Missouri and Nevada. Obama has already held events for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in Nevada.......
The Swampby Mike Memoli A new poll in Missouri crystallizes something we've written about before -- how President Obama's sagging poll ratings will affect Democratic candidates this November. Mason Dixon finds that in Missouri, Obama's job approval rating is...
The Swampby Mike Memoli Noam Levey writes today on the first court victory for opponents of the health care reform law: U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson did not rule on the central issue in the lawsuit brought by Virginia Atty.......
Tags: Justice System, Laws, Twitter, Inc., Referenda, Voting
McClatchy-TribuneRep. Roy Blunt, the House of Representatives' second-ranking Republican, stepped down from his leadership post yesterday as the House GOP moved quickly to reposition itself as more conservative, unified and eager to fight Democrats in the Obama era....
WASHINGTON -- With negotiations continuing on a $700-billion bailout package torpedoed Thursday by House Republicans, President Bush said today that he is optimistic a compromise will emerge. "We are going to get a package passed," Bush said in a...
Sun reportersWASHINGTON // Tom DeLay, the Texas Republican whose bare-knuckled style propelled him to the top echelons of the House and drew allegations of ethical lapses, was forced to step aside as majority leader yesterday, after a Texas grand jury indicted him for...
Associated Press WriterThe budget-cutting bill awaiting President Bush's signature may only make a small dent in the nation's huge deficit, but he is expected to propose more cuts in his 2007 plan, including farm subsidies, Medicaid and Medicare. The House on Wednesday sent...
Tags: George W. Bush, Justice System, Laws, Rob Simmons, Social Issues
WASHINGTON // A watchdog group, naming what it calls "the 13 most corrupt members of Congress," is calling for ethics investigations of some of the most prominent political leaders on Capitol Hill in a report to be released tomorrow. Citizens for...
Associated Press WriterHouse Majority Leader Tom DeLay was indicted by a Texas grand jury Wednesday on a charge of conspiring to violate political fundraising laws, forcing him to temporarily step aside from his GOP post. He is the highest-ranking member of Congress to face...
The SwampCheney speaks in April at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in Washington. (AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta) by Frank James You might think Vice President Cheney, after getting so badly burned by bad intelligence and his own faulty assumptions before.....
The Swampby Matthew Hay Brown The recent exchange of letters between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader John Boehner occasioned by the debate over drilling has been typical for the two leaders when they have been divided over an issue.......
The Swampby Mark Silva Democratic and Republican leaders alike are promising swift action on the Treasury Department's call for the creation of a new federal fund that can siphon some of the bad debt which Secretary Henry Paulson says is "choking''......
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