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  • White House deal with drug firms draws flak

    An $80-billion deal with the drug industry that the White House thought would add momentum to its campaign for national healthcare reform has instead provoked a political tempest, frustrating and bewildering some of the president's most important allies....
  • PASSINGS

    Carl Venne, 62, chairman of the Crow Tribe, was found dead Sunday in his sister's home near Hardin, Mont., according to the Big Horn County sheriff's office. He apparently died of natural causes, the office said in a statement. Venne, who became chairman...
  • Do we have too much faith in Obama?

    Do we have too much faith in Obama?
    Today's question: Are the public's expectations about Barack Obama and the economy setting him up for failure? Given the latest numbers, could any president come out unscathed? Previously, Lilly and Weigel discussed Obama's relationship with labor unions,...
  • Lawmakers Consider Taxing Botox, Plastic Surgery

    Lawmakers Consider Taxing Botox, Plastic Surgery
    WASHINGTON -- They call it the "Botax." The White House and Senate Democrats have turned to a proposal to tax breast implants, tummy tucks, wrinkle-smoothing injections and other procedures as they search for ways to pay for costly health care overhaul...
  • Health care cost analysis gains ground

     
    By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Medical researchers and politicians are tiptoeing into an area of health care that makes some Americans uncomfortable, even angry, and it has nothing to do with such hot-button issues as cloning and stem-cell research. This...
  • Hillary: One answer, two theories

     
    Clinton, in Albany, is asked about the SecState rumors: "I have to start by saying I'm very happy there is so much press attention and interest in transit -- especially guesses about my own. But on the off chance that......
  • Obama puts vet Rouse in top post

     
    by Christi Parsons Pete Rouse, who helped Barack Obama craft the early plans for his White House bid, will take on a key role in the new administration as a senior advisor to the president. A Capitol Hill veteran and......
  • Car bailout near collapse, Detroit 3 next?

     
    by Frank James It looks like the nation may be very close to running an experiment to find out what happens when it loses one or more of its legacy automakers during the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.......
  • Obama, Baucus still back Geithner

     
    by Frank James The Obama presidential transition issued a statement responding to disclosures that Tim Geithner, President-elect Barack Obama's choice for Treasury Secretary, once employed an immigrant domestic worker with an expired work authorization...
  • Geithner: Should have handled it "differently"

     
    Geithner is given a chance to discuss his error in more detail by Chairman Max Baucus. He walks through it but, frustratingly, when he gets to the 2006 audit, he just provides a conclusion: "If I had thought about it......
  • Senate finance chair still backs Daschle

     
    by Frank James When a presidential nomination runs into trouble in the Senate, it's important to listen to what the chair of the relevant committee says. What you're looking for is any indication that the chair is shifting into "I'm......