U.S. seeks change, not asking Mubarak to go now

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Wednesday said Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak must begin to take concrete steps toward democratic elections now but stopped short of calling on him to step down immediately. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/49-tQGUuvCE/us-egypt-usa-idUSTRE71175920110202\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?

U.S. seeks change, not asking Mubarak to go now

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Wednesday said Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak must begin to take concrete steps toward democratic elections now but stopped short of calling on him to step down immediately. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/49-tQGUuvCE/us-egypt-usa-idUSTRE71175920110202\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?

Obama and McCain end long-running feud

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama and Republican Senator John McCain, bitter rivals from the 2008 election campaign whose feud festered for two years, completed a thaw on Wednesday when they sat down for Oval Office talks. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/vw5mhmUJiJ8/us-obama-mccain-idUSTRE7118XW20110202\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?

U.S. presses China to honor trade promises

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on Wednesday criticized China for failing to honor promises to open its market and said the United States would be pressing Beijing for better results in 2011. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/ajQYaFjsC-4/us-usa-china-trade-idUSTRE7116Z220110202\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?

U.S. presses China to honor trade promises

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on Wednesday criticized China for failing to honor promises to open its market and said the United States would be pressing Beijing for better results in 2011. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/ajQYaFjsC-4/us-usa-china-trade-idUSTRE7116Z220110202\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?

U.S. lawmakers differ on aid cutoff to Egypt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers are unlikely to slash American aid to Egypt quickly, but they are watching to see where unrest there leads, congressional aides and analysts said on Wednesday. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/i_fzIoFTwnU/us-egypt-usa-aid-congress-idUSTRE71194420110202\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?

Senate expected to block health law repeal bid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Democrats said they had enough votes to block a Republican bid on Wednesday to repeal President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul, likely leaving the law’s fate to the U.S. Supreme Court. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/0p-A_rRltaA/us-usa-healthcare-congress-idUSTRE70O62D20110202\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?

Senate expected to block health law repeal bid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Democrats said they had enough votes to block a Republican bid on Wednesday to repeal President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul, likely leaving the law’s fate to the U.S. Supreme Court. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/0p-A_rRltaA/us-usa-healthcare-congress-idUSTRE70O62D20110202\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?

Obama signs New START treaty documents

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama signed documents on Wednesday ratifying the New START nuclear arms treaty with Russia, an important component of the administration’s “restart” of its relationship with Moscow. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/eBid1aEKco4/us-usa-russia-start-idUSTRE71177U20110202\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?

Obama signs New START treaty documents

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama signed documents on Wednesday ratifying the New START nuclear arms treaty with Russia, an important component of the administration’s “restart” of its relationship with Moscow. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/eBid1aEKco4/us-usa-russia-start-idUSTRE71177U20110202\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?