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The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama wanted an overhaul of the nation's health-care system by the end of the old year. He didn't get that. But he's close -- very close, the way the White House wants to frame the......
Tags: Family, Philosophy, Government, Health, Democratic Party
The Swampby Mark Silva Much was made of the war councils which President Barack Obama assembled in the months leading to the announcement of a strategy for a new way forward in Afghanistan. The president made a public address with his......
The Swampby Mark Silva In the Senate, pet names usually are kept private. But Sen. Claire McCaskill, a decidedly more conservative Democrat from Missouri, has a name for herself in conversations with Sen. Dick Durbin, the considerably more liberal Democrat from......
The Swampby Janet Hook and Jim Puzzanghera The debate over the Senate's financial reform bill is setting up an unusual battle on Capitol Hill between two powerful groups: automobile dealers and the military. Car dealers, a well-organized small-business lobby...
The SwampAn exuberant Sen. Chris Dodd is flanked by Sens. Harry Reid and Dick Durbin, with Sens. Blanche Lincoln and Mark Warner in the background, after the Senate passed a sweeping regulatory overhaul bill Thursday night. (Getty/Mark Wilson) by Janet......
Tags: Elections, Sales, Maria Cantwell, Mitch McConnell, Business
The Swampby Mark Silvaand updated with guest list. No passing up a chance like the Super Bowl. For a good bipartisan bowl of chips and dips. And a good shot at the biggest national television audience of the year: President Barack......
Tags: Fred Upton, Government, Charlie Dent, Football, Maryland
The Swampby Mark Silva Two years ago this month, on Feb. 10, 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama announced his candidacy for president in Springfield, Ill., -- not far from the Abraham Lincoln museum Next week, on Feb 12., President Obama will return......
Tags: Politics, White House, Abraham Lincoln, Government, Illinois
The Swampby Mike Memoli The first hometown team to visit the Obama White House as champions will be the Blackhawks, after Wednesday's stirring overtime victory in Game 6 of the NHL's Stanley Cup Finals. The president today phoned head coach Joe......
The Swampby Mark Silva $900 billion and climbing. The economic stimulus package has clocked in with a new price tag in the Senate - more than $900 billion - with the addition of tax breaks for car-buyers and medical research. It......
Tags: Vehicles, Tom Harkin, Upper House, Health Organizations, Sales
The Swampby Christi Parsons The Obama administration will purchase the Thomson prison in rural western Illinois even if Congress doesn't approve the president's plan to lock up terror suspects there, a key official at the Justice Department said Monday....
The Swampby Mark Silva A divided Congress has approved a $787-billion stimulus that President Barack Obama demanded as an essential boost for a stalled economy, with the Senate voting 60-38 tonight on a measure that earlier cleared the House by 246-183......
The Swampby Rick Pearson and Janet Hook U.S. Sen. Roland Burris tried Sunday to quell new questions about his controversial appointment, insisting he shouldn't be blamed for only recently detailing his conversations about the job with five close associates of........
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