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  • Obama, president for life, U.N. a 'target'

     
    by Mark Silva Obama, president for life. As if the idea weren't un-democratic enough, it was raised by the voice of a leader today whom no American diplomats were heeding: Libyan ruler Moammar Kadafi suggested in a rambling debut before......
  • John Boehner: Health-care 'reset button'

     
    by Mark Silva Six weeks from now, the way the White House sees it, there will be a health-care bill. Six weeks from now, the way Republicans see it, they'll be back to square one on reform. Peter Orszag, the......
  • Kennedy replacement coming: Senate

     
    by Mark Silva Ted Kennedy is gone, but one of his dying wishes is coming true: The governor of Massachusetts will get to appoint a temporary replacement for the late, longtime Democratic "lion'' of the Senate who passed away this......
  • Paul Kirk 'superb steward:' Kennedy seat

     
    by Mark Silva The governor of Massachusetts today named Paul Kirk Jr., a former Democratic National Committee chairman and close friend and former aide of the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, to serve as a temporary replacement for the deceased......
  • Obama presides: U.N. nuclear resolution

     
    by Christi Parsons NEW YORK - The United Nations Security Council approved a nuclear nonproliferation resolution this morning, granting President Obama an early, first step toward his ultimate goal of eliminating nuclear weapons. The vote was the result...
  • McCain: Public option 'camel's nose...'

     
    by Mark Silva Remember, it was Republican Sen. John McCain who put the trademark stamp on this political "town hall'' business - waging his first campaign for the GOP's presidential nomination in 2000 with a series of assemblies in the......
  • Joe Wilson action figure: 'You lie'

     
    by Mark Silva We were saving this one for a slow afternoon: New, in time for Christmas stockings: Joe Wilson, the action figure. The talking doll delivers an infamous line: "You lie.'' The action figure molded in the likeness of......
  • Palin: 'Common-sense conservative'

     
    by Mark Silva Sarah Palin had told the sponsors of her speech to investors in Hong Kong today that she'd have to give a different sort of speech if the media, which is always "making things up,'' were allowed into......
  • Mexicans: 1 in 3 would come to the U.S.

     
    by Mark Silva Here's some fodder for critics who worry that illegal immigrants stand to benefit from the health-care overhaul that President Obama is attempting to push through Congress: One in three Mexicans say they would come to the United......
  • Kennedy successor: Kirk, friend, adviser

     
    by Mark Silva The governor of Massachusetts this morning plans to appoint Paul Kirk, a former Democratic National Committee chairman and close friend and former aide of the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, to serve as a temporary replacement for......
  • Chavez: Two Obamas, war and peace

     
    by Mark Silva Hugo Chavez, the president of Venezuela, says he likes one of the President Barack Obamas whom he sees. "We have an Obama that talked about peace,'' Chavez said, in an interview aired tonight on CNN's Larry King......