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  • GOP releases full convention roster

     
    by Frank James The Democratic National Convention isn't even half over and already we're looking ahead to next week's Republican version which Republicans have dubbed the "Country First" convention to tie in with the overarching theme of Sen. John McCain'...
  • McCain, fueled by coffee, sees win

     
    by Jill Zuckman TAMPA - Standing outside the Raymond James Stadium where the Tampa Bay Buccaneers play, Sen. John McCain stood under a giant pirate banner and fervently proclaimed his optimism. "With this kind of enthusiasm and this kind of......
  • Arne Duncan inspires Republican lovefest

     
    by Frank James Arne Duncan's confirmation hearing to be the incoming Obama Administration's Education Secretary could have easily been confused for a lovefest. Or the peaceable kingdom with the lion laying down with the lamb. Because the atmosphere was...
  • Love abounds at Interior hearing

     
    By Jim Tankersley For all the fire they can spit on C-SPAN, ranting about procedure or policy, the truth is that most United States senators are exceedingly polite to one another in public. Friendly, often. Every once in a while......
  • Obama's budget: 'Keeping promises'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama says the $3.55-trillion federal budget that he proposes is a matter of "keeping promises.'' Among the promises on which he campaigned: "A government that served not the interests of powerful lobbyists or the...
  • Tobacco regulation approved by House

     
    by Rebecca Cole The House today voted to give the Food and Drug Administration unprecedented powers to regulate the tobacco industry, after years of crusading by anti-smoking groups for the government to exert more control. The measure would allow the.......
  • Sotomayor: 'Wise Latina' line an 'excuse'

     
    by James Oliphant Sen. Mel Martinez today was the first Republican to publicly break from his party during Senate debate over Sonia Sotomayor and declare his support for the Supreme Court nominee. "It is a momentous and historic opportunity," said......
  • 10 more GOP senators demand answers from the NEA about teleconference

     
    Ten Republican senators have written to National Endowment for the Arts chairman Rocco Landesman, expressing concern that the Obama administration may have violated federal law by trying to use the agency for political purposes -- something the White...
  • Healthcare: Teamwork vs. power play

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, citing the team spirit of the U.S. Olympic athletes' successes in Vancouver, suggests today that Democrats and Republicans should be able to work together on needed healthcare reforms -- though the White House and.......
  • Weekly remarks: Sen. Tom Coburn, President Obama offer different takes on healthcare

     
    Remarks by Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), as provided by the Republican National Committee: Hello, I’m Dr. Tom Coburn, a practicing physician from Oklahoma and a member of the United States Senate. This week I had the opportunity to join President......