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  • John Boehner: Speaker of the House

     
    by Mark Silva Nothing like a little ambition on a Monday morning. Rep. John Boehner, the Republican House leader from Ohio, is so bullish about his party's prospects for the midterm congressional elections that he says he stands ready to......
  • Beau Biden: Passing on father's old seat

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Add another uncertainty to the 2010 midterm election lineup: In Delaware, where the son of the former longtime senator and now Vice President Joe Biden, was expected to seek his father's seat, state Attorney General......
  • Public priority: Deficit rises, energy falls

     
    by Mark Silva As President Barack Obama starts his second year in office -- with his first State of the Union address scheduled Wednesday night -- the public's priorities look much like they did when he was sworn into office:......
  • Obama's polarized rating: Widest divide

     
    by Mark Silva At his inaugural address a little over one year ago, President Barack Obama appealed to a sense of commonality in the challenges facing Americans. "What is required of us now is a new era of responsibility a......
  • Jeb Bush: Obama 'most liberal'

     
    by Mark Silva Jeb Bush, son of one Republican president and brother of another, suggests that his party's recent victories in Massachusetts, Virginia and New Jersey are sending a powerful message that Democrats aren't totally getting -- but also says........
  • Biden: GOP 'obstruction' trumps leading

     
    by Mark Silva Vice President Joe Biden, long a creature of the Senate, says 60 votes aren't everything - indeed, he said today, his party's lost hold on a filibuster-proof majority came with its burdens. Biden was meeting with about......
  • Budget commission defeated in Senate

     
    by Janet Hook Despite growing public anger about the burgeoning federal deficit, the Senate today rejected a proposal to establish a commission to devise ways to cut spending and raise taxes - and to give the panel teeth by essentially......
  • Budget deficit: $1.35 trillion in 2010

     
    by Michael Muskal The federal budget for fiscal year 2010 will show a deficit of $1.35 trillion, the Congressional Budget Office announced this morning, the latest number to be injected into what is more of a political issue than an......
  • Obama's State of the Union: 'Hopeful'

     
    by Mark Silva, updated with details and speech President Barack Obama, vowing a new commitment to fiscal restraint while renewing his bid for an overhaul of healthcare, called on Americans Wednesday night to repair "a deficit of trust.'' The president,......
  • Emanuel: 'Responsible,' staying put

     
    by Mark Silva Rahm Emanuel, architect of the ''thumpin''' that Democrats gave Republicans in the House elections of 2006, says his party could have averted the thumping it got in the special Senate election in Massachusetts this month. CBS News'......
  • High-speed rail: Jobs, stimulus-style

     
    by Mark Silva With President Barack Obama intent on focusing attention on his concern for the economy, the White House plans to follow up tonight's State of the Union address with an announcement tomorrow, in Florida, of the administration's intentions......