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  • Condi Rice trumps Sarah Palin: Memoirs

     
    by Mark Silva Condi Rice, Sarah Palin or Laura Bush? Condi. Asked which forthcoming memoir people are most likely to read - former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's, former President George W. Bush's, former First Lady Laura Bush's, former Alaska........
  • Republicans boycott climate-bill hearing

     
    by Alexander C. Hart Republicans today boycotted the start of a Senate hearing on climate-change legislation. The Republican members of the Environment and Public Works Committee are demanding a full Environmental Protection Agency analysis of the climate...
  • Shimkus bill-reading: Refreshments

     
    by Mark Silva This is what passes for drama in Washington: Rep. John Shimkus, the Illinois Republican who walked out toward the end of the president's address to a joint session of Congress yet still won an invitation to play......
  • Obama's New Jersey battle-line drawn

     
    By Mark Silva It's all on the table in New Jersey. On Tuesday, one year after the election of President Barack Obama, the president's party stands to win one and lose one in two hard-fought governor's races - or lose......
  • Obama's 'nationalized' elections today

     
    by Mark Silva Barack Obama is not on the ballot today. Yet, when the day's voting is done, many will insist that he was. In Virginia, where the polls opened before dawn, there wasn't much trouble getting in and out......
  • Obama ties funding, student performance

     
    by Christi Parsons Declaring that there should be "no excuse for mediocrity" in public schools, President Obama this afternoon pledged to push for recruitment of better teachers, better pay for those who succeed and dismissal of those who let their......
  • Huckabee, Romney, Palin: GOP leaders

     
    by Mark Silva Republicans Mike Huckabee, Mitt Romney and Sarah Palin all could stake strong claims to campaigns for their party's presidential nomination in 2012, a Gallup Poll shows today. The potential standing of these former governors who all set........
  • Sarah Palin (Reagan): 'Cause goes on'

     
    by Mark Silva For Sarah Palin, self-styled Rogue of the Right, "the cause goes on.'' On that shining page upon a Facebook. Palin, former governor of Alaska, had reached out to the rural upstate New York congressional district where Republicans......
  • Census counting all: Citizens or not

     
    by Mark Silva The 2010 Census will count the undocumented. Sen. David Vitter, a Louisiana Republican, advanced a plan to prevent the Census Bureau from counting non-citizens in its conduct of the 2010 Census. The Senate's Democrats blocked that in......
  • Bachmann: 'Crown jewel of socialism'

     
    by Michael Muskal Conservatives rallied at the Capitol today while Democrats pushed the levers of their majority in the House as Washington and the nation braced for Saturday's first vote on healthcare reform. Thousands of people listened to Republican...
  • AARP backs House's health-care bill

     
    by Noam N. Levey As House Democrats prepare to vote Saturday on a sweeping bill to overhaul the nation's healthcare system, they picked up an important endrosment this morning from the 40-million member AARP, the nation's largest senior citizens group.......