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Another example of Democratic failure

The return of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to the Senate Judiciary Committee is in some ways the story of Democratic failure to drum up enough pressure to force President Bush's…

Reid: Dems will keep trying on Iraq

Senate Democrats vowed Sunday to press ahead with legislation on pulling US troops from Iraq, despite a major defeat last week in their efforts to pass a bill. "After May 1…

Feingold: Time to censure Bush

Liberal Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold said Sunday he wants Congress to censure President Bush for his management of the Iraq war and his "assault" against the Constitution. But Feingold's own party…

A rock and a hard place for the GOP

Senate Republicans are growing increasingly nervous defending the war in Iraq, and Democrats more confident in their attempts to end it. More than a year before the 2008 elections, it is…

Once again, Dems grandstand and fail

By now you'd think the lackluster Democratic leadership of Congress would have learned. They may have a majority in the House and Senate but they don't have either the power…

Senate Dems pull an all-nighter on war

Senate Democrats staged an all-night debate on the Iraq war in a dramatic attempt to wear down Republicans who refuse to vote to begin to bring troops home by fall. Republicans…

Vitter: ‘I didn’t do no Big Easy ho’s’

Sen. David Vitter on Monday denied having relationships with New Orleans prostitutes, a week after admitting links to a Washington escort service that federal prosecutors allege was a prostitution ring. Vitter…

Democrats plan all-nighter on Iraq

Republicans dismissed as political theater a Democratic plan for an all-night session of the Senate to debate President Bush's military strategy in Iraq amid bipartisan proposals to redeploy U.S. troops. The…

Angry words over failed Iraq war

The thin veneer of civility that masks opposing views on Iraq between Senators vanished Sunday in an angry exchange of words between Democrat James Webb and Republican Lindsey Graham. In many…

Vitter’s words come back to haunt him

Louisiana Sen. David Vitter will probably emerge from seclusion soon and return to Washington to fight for his political career, a colleague of the first-term Republican said Friday. When Vitter does,…