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  • Obama 'coming up short:' Pollster says

     
    by Mark Silva Another national poll measuring a loss of majority support for the job that President Barack Obama is performing suggests that the president is "coming up short'' in his promise of unifying the nation. The president's public job-approval.......
  • Steele to Obama: Drop health, push jobs

     
    by Mark Silva Credit Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele for reading the White House schedule, the one that features President Barack Obama today proposing a new jobs-boosting program in the midst of pervasive high unemployment. Obama,...
  • Democrats, Republicans: Public split

     
    by Mark Silva There was a time, early in this most eventful year soon coming to an end, when most people thought the country would be better off with Congress controlled by the Democrats, as it was then and is......
  • Climate change: 'Mastery of Washington'

     
    by Mark Silva Both President Barack Obama and Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee are bound for Copenhagen next week, among the many U.S. representatives at an international conference that will conclude with an attempt at a framework for an.......
  • Obama: 'Fat-cats' not his constituency

     
    by Mark Silva Republicans voted against the economic stimulus in the House. They voted against the health-care overhaul in the House. Most of them voted against the "cap and trade'' energy bill in the House, though the handful of Republicans......
  • Larry Summers: Job growth by Spring

     
    by Mark Silva Larry Summers, the president's chief economic adviser, says the shedding of jobs in an economy emerging from recession should end by Spring. "It will take time,'' Summers said in an appearance on CNN's State of the Union......
  • Health-care checkup: 'Nonprofit option'

     
    by Jim Oliphant and Kim Geiger Last week, Senate Democrats reached a tentative agreement on a proposal to help move the healthcare overhaul forward. The Congressional Budget Office is examining the proposal's cost. Meanwhile, here is a look at what......
  • White House: Health-costs contained

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with GOP response. Slowing the growth of health-care costs - "bending the curve,'' as it's become known - is one of the goals that reformers have in mind. The bills which Democratic leaders have pushed......
  • Obama's 'precipice,' GOP's 'brink'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who knows his way around the dictionary, certainly could not have been channeling former President George W. Bush today when he said: "From the discussions we had, it's clear that we are on the......
  • Obama: Health-care 'precipice' near

     
    by Noam N. Levey and Janet Hook President Barack Obama, acknowledging that he will have to accept serious compromises in the passage of a health-care overhaul, insisted today that he will not let the public down on an issue that......
  • Health-care league: Public (not) optional

     
    by Noam N. Levey The left may be livid at Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Senate Democratic leaders who caved to his demand to remove any public option from the healthcare bill that Democrats are pushing to pass next week.......