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  • Obama's uneasy passenger: Kucinich

     
    by Michael Muskal President Barack Obama today flew to the Cleveland suburb of Strongsville, Ohio, to make his last big campaign-style pitch for healthcare overhaul before an anticipated House vote this week. He brought with him the local congressman,...
  • Obama's rules of the road, on the road

     
    by Michael Muskal There are two things that will substantially determine how long and how well you live. The first is the genes you inherit, and the second is the quality of healthcare you can afford. The current debate over......
  • Obama: 'Going to get the votes'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who has pressed Congress for over a year to overhaul a health insurance system that leaves tens of millions of Americans uninsured and many millions poorly covered, said today: "I believe we are going......
  • Political Rx: Democratic health-defectors

     
    by Mark Silva Republican leaders are warning Democrats that there will be a price to pay at the polls if they vote for the president's healthcare bill. But one leading Democratic strategist suggests that it is Democrats who vote against......
  • Obama's Indonesian trip: Biography big

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama's planned, and slightly delayed, trip to Indonesia marks an important step in relations with the Islamic world, says an expert on U.S.-Asian relations who served the Bush administration on this front. " It is......
  • Healthcare: Up or down without a vote?

     
    by Mark Silva House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has let a few hornets out of the nest with talk of the House passing the Senate-passed healthcare bill without actually voting on it -- an option, the speaker maintains, as did the......
  • McCain's Navy, Eric Massa's Navy

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. John McCain maintains that the evolving Democratic strategy for passing healthcare legislation will produce a public "reaction... unlike anything... we've ever seen.'' "The majority of the American people want us to start over,'' the...
  • Clarence Thomas' wife holds TEA Party

     
    by Mark Silva Clarence Thomas is an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Virginia Thomas runs LibertyCentral.org, a new organization committed to becoming the "big tent'' for conservatives and promoting the values of the "TEA Party'' movement. The...
  • Obama: Health 'reform' vote is just that

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with excerpts at 6 pm EDT President Barack Obama, fighting to assemble the votes needed for passage of healthcare legislation after more than a year of pressing Congress for action, says that a vote for......
  • Kucinich's healthcare vote: Yes, from no

     
    by Mark Silva at 10:10 am and updated at 12:15 pm EDT Rep. Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat who has been critical of the president's healthcare plans for not going far enough, announced today that he will vote for the House's......
  • Healthcare final vote: By the numbers

     
    by Mark Silva Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio will have something to say for himself in the morning -- the liberal Democrat, who voted against the House's healthcare legislation last fall, has not said how he will vote on the......