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  • Home buyer tax credit might be extended for service members

    Home buyer tax credit might be extended for service members
    Will Congress extend the wildly popular $8,000 home buyer tax credit beyond its Dec. 1 expiration date? That's a question generating huge pressure on Capitol Hill from would-be buyers who haven't found the right house as well as from realty agents,...
  • Obama defends greeting Hugo Chavez

    Rebuffing criticism of the warm greetings he exchanged with Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, President Obama said Sunday that the United States, with its overwhelming military superiority and need to improve its global image, could afford to extend such...
  • David Letterman affair is no joke

    David Letterman has milked plenty of sex scandals for laughs. But it remains to be seen whether the CBS comic's admission Thursday that he had sexual liaisons with female employees while he was involved with his now-wife, the mother of his 5-year-old son,...
  • McMahon Aide Subpoenaed In Nevada Ethics Case

    A top political adviser to Linda McMahon, a candidate for U.S. Senate in Connecticut, has been subpoenaed in the controversy surrounding U.S. Sen. John Ensign of Nevada. Mike Slanker, who served as the chief political adviser to Ensign when Ensign ran...
  • Nevada governor calls speculation about Ensign replacement 'premature'

    Nevada governor calls speculation about Ensign replacement 'premature'
    Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) said Friday that he plans to name a new senator to fill the vacancy caused by John Ensign's (R-Nev.) resignation before May 3, and called early speculation about potential appointees "premature." When Ensign announced his...
  • Senate Republicans girding for losses

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. John Ensign of Nevada is captain of the Republican Party's campaigns for the Senate in November. The grim captain sees a best-case scenario: Three overboard. David Cook of the Christian Science Monitor reports today on a......
  • McCain: 'Ready to lead,' but where?

     
    by Mark Silva ST. PAUL - Not since Democrat John Kerry, a Swift boat commander during the war in Vietnam, stepped onto the stage of his presidential nominating convention four years ago with a salute and said, "I'm John Kerry......
  • Palin holds first solo rally in Nevada

     
    Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin greets supporters at a campaign rally at the Pony Express Pavillion in Mills Park in Carson City, Nevada on September 13, 2008. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) by Jill Zuckman Carson City, Nev. - At the Pony......
  • Reid to Stevens: No felon in Senate

     
    by Frank James I meant to get this one up earlier. Sen. Ted Stevens, who was recently convicted in federal court of failure to disclose gifts as required by federal law has his good friend, Democratic Sen. Daniel Inouye of......
  • Geithner hearing postponed a week

     
    by Frank James The Senate confirmation hearing for President-elect Barack Obama's choice for Treasury secretary, Timothy Geithner, has been postponed a week in the wake of revelations that he failed to initially pay Social Security and Medicare taxes...
  • Unionizing battle heats up on Capitol Hill

     
    Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 10, 2009, following a news conference to announce the introduction of the Employee Free Choice Act and restoring American rights in the workplace. (AP Photo/Susan.......