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  • House cracks down on AIG bonuses

     
    by James Oliphant Working furiously to respond to public outrage over Wall Street excess, the House of Representatives Thursday passed a bill that seeks to recoup the lion's share of the $165 million in bonuses paid to executives of American......
  • Obama at NAACP: 'Next 100 years'

     
    by Mark Silva One hundred years ago, black boys and girls attended school separately from white boys and girls, by law, in many parts of the United States, home of the free. One hundred years ago, black men and women......
  • Washington closed, White House open

     
    by Mark Silva and James Oliphant The answers may be blowing in the wind, but the snow certainly was -- though this couldn't stop Bob Dylan, Morgan Freeman and a cast of all-stars from acknowledging the struggles of the Civil......
  • Healthcare, TEA Parties, racism, rancor

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Sunday morning There was quite a scene outside the Capitol today, where the House was embroiled in debate over passage of a healthcare bill that President Barack Obama is demanding. Protesters amassed, and some of......
  • House healthcare passage on track

     
    by Noam N. Levey and Michael Muskal and updated In a visit that felt more like a victory celebration than a political huddle, President Barack Obama met with congressional Democrats today at the Capitol to rally them in their final......
  • Healthcare approved: House votes

     
    by Mark Silva and Janet Hook first at 9:30 am EDT and updated. Delivering a hard-fought victory in President Barack Obama's year-long pursuit of a national healthcare overhaul, a divided House tonight narrowly approved legislation which both supporters...
  • Will going negative on healthcare doom Republicans in 2010? Catering to tea party activists could backfire

     
    Now it gets ugly. Not that it wasn't before. During 14 months of partisan smearing, the main Republican strategy was to demonize President Obama and his healthcare reform. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin accused Obama of wanting to convene death......
  • The Tea Party and race

     
    Darryl Owens wrote a column Saturday about the tea party and race. It has, predictably,¬†generated a few responses. A lot of responses. I just heard Darryl¬†on the phone a couple of hours ago, challenging a caller who said Darryl was sounding “...
  • Tuesday TV: from the sublime (Presidential Medal of Freedom winners) to the depressing (‘Jeopardy!’)

     
    watch a lot of television, and yesterday, I saw some of the best of it ever and some of the worst. The cable news channels yesterday afternoon relayed the White House ceremony honoring the 15 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom....
  • As past rushes back, all at risk

    ATLANTA - The change in Jamal Lewis last season was subtle but unmistakable. An extra measure of resolve. A willingness to lead. Most of all, a hunger for recognition, not as one of the workmanlike but faceless NFL running backs who dependably gain chunks...
  • Hatching hope for farmers : the new pecking order

    AS HE TRUDGED through the mud of poultry grower Arthur Holley's Parsonsburg farm last week, Rep. Wayne T. Gil-chrest symbolically crossed into new territory. He and several other members of Congress had journeyed from Washington to take a closer look at...