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  • Ben Bernanke: Time person of the year

     
    by Mark Silva Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, a student of the Great Depression who has fought to avert another one, is Time magazine's "person of the year.'' It was Bernanke, and then-Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, who were said to......
  • Joe Trippi: FOX News contributor

     
    by Mark Silva Joe Trippi, who served as campaign manager for Howard Dean's unique bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, has signed on for a new ride: FOX News contributor. The Swamp has learned that the indefatigable Democrat will join......
  • Obama's '10 challenge: 'Waking liberals'

     
    by Mark Silva With President Barack Obama's job approval rating at a term-low near the end of his first year, the Pew Research Center's Andrew Kohut suggests that "what's really exceptional at this stage of Obama's presidency is the extent......
  • Axelrod: Health care now, jobs next

     
    by Mark Silva As America's best writer once said of premature reports of his own death, the White House suggests that writing off health-care reform now would be "a tragic outcome.'' "It would be a tragic, tragic outcome,'' David Axelrod,......
  • Obama's war plan up, health plan down

     
    by Mark Silva Who would have thought that President Barack Obama, who campaigned with pledges to bring American troops home from Iraq and offer health care to millions of more Americans, would face growing public support for his decision to......
  • Facing climate impasse, U.S. antes up

     
    by Jim Tankersley COPENHAGEN -- Attempting to revive climate negotiations that appear dangerously close to flat-lining, the Obama administration announced today that it would join allies in raising $100 billion by 2020 to help the world's poorest...
  • Sarah Palin's overexposure: Necessary

     
    by Mark Silva There is such a thing as Northern exposure and Southern exposure, each casting different lights. And in politics, there is both good exposure and bad exposure, each shedding new light on the politicians. Sarah Palin effectively limited......
  • Obama, Copenhagen climate deal: 'Will'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, arriving in wintry Copenhagen today at the close of a two-week international conference on climate change, said the will of nations to confront the challenge of global warming "hangs in the balance.'' This is......
  • Snow shutters D.C., Senate has 60 votes

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with president's statements. It's snowing so hard on Washington today that they are grounding all buses and surface trains. It's not going to stop anytime soon. There's already a foot of snow on the ground,......
  • Obama presses health: Patients' rights

     
    by Andrew Zajac President Obama linked his efforts to pass health care overhaul legislation to repeated failed bi-partisan attempts to secure a so-called patients bill of rights, which would keep insurance companies from dumping customers because of pre-...
  • Health-care: 'Promise, disappointment'

     
    by Mark Silva With the Senate's 60-40 vote early this morning to move its health-care legislation to expected passage this week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said the Senate had taken a "historic step'' toward delivering on the promise of......