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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Freeze? What freeze? FDA in line for another budget boost

     
    The Food and Drug Administration is a screaming exception to the Obama administration’s freeze on discretionary spending in the 2011 budget. Overall, the FDA budget could grow by as much as 23% to just over $4 billion from the current......
  • 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......
  • 'Now what?' Obama asks fellow Democrats (Video)

     
    Five days after meeting with Republican House members, Democrat Obama has a long chat with his party's senators....
  • How U.S. Senate resembles Westminster Dog Show

     
    They all have professional handlers, experts hired to create buzz and show them off to advantage. No, not the animals at the 134th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Arguably, the pets have more dignity. We're talking about the U.S.......
  • Healthcare vote: 'What elections are for'

     
    Posted at 7 am EST, updated at 5:30 pm President Barack Obama closed a bipartisan summit on healthcare today the way he opened it, with a speech about how much the Democrats and Republicans actually agree upon -- or should......