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  • ACORN: A double-edged lightning rod

     
    by Mark Silva ACORN news here. The question is what people are making of it. In the controversy surrounding a federally financed community organization whose members have been accused of vote-tampering, and a few of its employees caught in surreptitious...
  • Obama accepts Nobel, seeks 'just peace'

     
    Read a full text of the president's Nobel Lecture below the fold. See the president's speech here and read the full report from Oslo, updated at the conclusion at 8:20 am EST. (Also see, below the fold, the toast that...

    Obama: Health-care 'precipice' near

     
    by Noam N. Levey and Janet Hook President Barack Obama, acknowledging that he will have to accept serious compromises in the passage of a health-care overhaul, insisted today that he will not let the public down on an issue that...

    Health-care league: Public (not) optional

     
    by Noam N. Levey The left may be livid at Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Senate Democratic leaders who caved to his demand to remove any public option from the healthcare bill that Democrats are pushing to pass next week....

    Palin, TEA Party, won't 'sit down, shut up'

     
    by Mark Silva Sarah Palin, fresh from an appearance at the TEA Party Convention where she derided President Barack Obama for "the politics of personality,'' insists that the nascent political organization is just fine without a leader. "It's much bigger.....