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Pelosi protects House bully John Murtha

In actions that continue to discredit her promise to demand ethical behavior in Congress, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defends the actions of Democratic bully John Murtha, a Pennsylvania Congressman with…

McCain’s meltdown

Arizona Senator and Presidential candidate John McCain, whose chances to ever live in the White House are melting down faster than the polar icecaps, lost his cool in the Senate…

No deal, no timetable, no funding for Iraq

The White House and Congress failed to strike a deal Friday after exchanging competing offers on an Iraq war spending bill that Democrats said should set a date for U.S.…

Dems stuck in a ‘slow-boil’ strategy

Six months after capturing Congress and claiming a mandate to end the Iraq war, Democrats are still reluctantly stuck with a slow boil strategy, blocked by a defiant President George…

Massive budget approved

The U.S. Congress on Thursday approved a $2.9 trillion fiscal 2008 budget that funds President George W. Bush's huge defense buildup while also adding money for Democrats' domestic priorities.

Senators cut deal on immigration

Leading U.S. senators reached an agreement on Thursday on immigration reform that would strengthen U.S. borders and grant lawful status to millions of illegal immigrants, a deal that could lead…

Dems want no-confidence vote on Gonzales

Attorney General Gonzels (AP)Support for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales sank further Thursday as Democrats proposed a no-confidence vote, a fifth GOP senator called…

‘Bring us the head of Alberto Gonzales’

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Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is under new political heat after two more Republicans came out against…

Let’s make a deal?

Congressional Democrats and President Bush's top aides will enter another round of high-stakes negotiations on funding for the Iraq war in what has become an exhaustive test of wills.

Time to stand up and be counted

Senate Democrats are staging a dramatic anti-war vote this week, with moderates collaborating behind closed doors on legislation that could call on President Bush to rethink his war strategy.