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  • Cave-in or compromise, Obama's tax cut deal with Republicans could win him much, cost him little

     
    If Republican plans to fix the economy work, they could help ensure the Democrat's reelection in 2012....
  • A dirty little secret in the tax deal

     
    Iowa's two U.S. senators, Democrat Tom Harkin and Republican Chuck Grassley, took advantage of the public's focus on the main parts of the deal – extending the Bush tax cuts at all income levels and extending unemployment benefits for 13 mont...
  • Day One of Obama 2.0: the William Daley era

     
    More evidence Democrat Obama is siddling toward the middle-of-the-road for 2012....
  • Euthanasia, evil and 'making things up'

     
    by Mark Silva The doctor is in: Howard Dean, former Democratic National Committee chairman, onetime candidate for his party's presidential nomination, former governor of Vermont - and a physician -- says there is nothing to Republican Sarah Palin's...
  • 'Silent majority:' Health care coming

     
    by Mark Silva It's been quite some time since we heard from "the silent majority.'' It was then-President Richard Nixon who maintained, 40 years ago, that there were a lot of Americans who did not sympathize with all the protests......
  • No salsa for Iowa delegation this year

     
    by John McCormick DENVER - At most national conventions, the Iowa delegation is a must-stop for any aspiring presidential candidate. This year, however, not many are stopping by. The featured speaker for a state breakfast this morning at a downtown......
  • Dems convene, night 1 live-blog

     
    by Frank James 11:20 PM -- It's difficult to tell how Michelle Obama's speech played out in flyover country. She obviously has a great personal story, this South Side Chicago girl. But is it enough to overcome her earlier controversial......
  • Money mess 'greatest own goal in history'

     
    Arsenal's Cesc Fabregas, at center, looks on as Hull City's Paul McShane, second from left, scores an own goal during their English Premier League soccer match at Arsenal's Emirates stadium in London, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008. Hull City won......
  • Obama: We are on the healthcare 'precipice,' but he meant that in a good way

     
    Full text. Democrat takes no questions after senators' meeting, but he really liked a recent New Yorker article....
  • What healthcare pork looks like

     
    By now you've no doubt encountered some of the sputtering outrage over the deals that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) struck on healthcare reform to solidify the supermajority needed to overcome a GOP filibuster. The Times editorial board added...
  • Who received Obama's presidential calls after today's Senate healthcare vote (Hint: Not Mitch McConnell)

     
    The president called 14 people including the widow of Ted Kennedy. But he added one surprise call in there too....