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  • Steele to Obama: Drop health, push jobs

    by Mark Silva Credit Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele for reading the White House schedule, the one that features President Barack Obama today proposing a new jobs-boosting program in the midst of pervasive high unemployment. Obama, Steele
  • Climate change: 'Mastery of Washington'

    by Mark Silva Both President Barack Obama and Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee are bound for Copenhagen next week, among the many U.S. representatives at an international conference that will conclude with an attempt at a framework for an...

    Larry Summers: Job growth by Spring

    by Mark Silva Larry Summers, the president's chief economic adviser, says the shedding of jobs in an economy emerging from recession should end by Spring. "It will take time,'' Summers said in an appearance on CNN's State of the Union...

    Health-care checkup: 'Nonprofit option'

    by Jim Oliphant and Kim Geiger Last week, Senate Democrats reached a tentative agreement on a proposal to help move the healthcare overhaul forward. The Congressional Budget Office is examining the proposal's cost. Meanwhile, here is a look at what...

    White House: Health-costs contained

    by Mark Silva and updated with GOP response. Slowing the growth of health-care costs - "bending the curve,'' as it's become known - is one of the goals that reformers have in mind. The bills which Democratic leaders have pushed...