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Dems not happy with Baucus health plan

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus has been trying for months to write a health care bill that could win Republican support. If he succeeds he may find it's fellow…

Wilson faces rebuke from House

Barring a last-minute apology to Congress, Republican Rep. Joe Wilson of South Carolina faces what is likely to be a partisan vote scolding him for shouting "You lie!" at President…

Democrats headed for big trouble

Despite sweeping Democratic successes in the past two national elections, continuing job losses and President Barack Obama's slipping support could lead to double-digit losses for the party in next year's…

More Democratic opposition to Afghan war

A powerful senator warned against sending more American troops to Afghanistan, signaling growing skepticism over the war within President Barack Obama's own party. Carl Levin, the influential chairman of the Senate…

Health care debate heats up

The fierce national debate over health care is entering a new phase, with advocates on all sides focused on a handful of legislative bottlenecks that will determine the ultimate overhaul…

House plans action against Joe Wilson

Democratic leaders are planning a House vote early next week to admonish Republican Rep. Joe Wilson if he does not apologize on the House floor for yelling "You lie!" during…

Rude Republican breaches protocol

Democrats and Republicans alike are denouncing Rep. Joe Wilson for shouting "You lie" at President Barack Obama during his speech to Congress, an extraordinary…

Pelosi: Government health care ‘essential’

The top Democrat in the House of Representatives insisted Tuesday that a government-run insurance option was "essential" to passing President Barack Obama's health reform plan.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's…

Disorganized Dems: A headache for Obama

Democrats remain sharply divided over what to do about the nation's health care system and return to Congress this week without any clear plan or consensus on reform.

After a month…

Yes, Democrats are in trouble…big trouble

Yes, we got trouble right…