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The Caucus: Obama Praises S. Korea Trade Deal

The trade deal that President Obama had expected to announce while he was in South Korea is finally completed. Read more……

The Caucus: 22 Republicans Balk at Arms Treaty

Twenty-two Republican senators wrote a letter to their party’s Senate leader this week insisting on a long floor debate and plenty of amendments if the treaty is brought to a…

Reid rips McCain over ‘don’t ask’

The Nevada Dem calls the Arizona Republican’s defense of the Pentagon’s policy “dizzying.” Read more……

Obama Pays Visit to Afghanistan

After a secret overnight flight, President Obama visited at a critical moment in the American-led war. Read more……

Now it’s all or nothing on tax cuts

Democrats fail to break a Republican filibuster. Read more……

Biden: GOP ‘just simply wrong’

He urges Congress to extend the tax cuts for the middle class and prolong unemployment benefits. Read more……

Bipartisan question: Why START now?

Obama works to ratify the arms control treaty. Read more……

The Caucus: The Weekend Word: Weekend Warriors

On Capitol Hill, lawmakers will be at work Saturday, searching for a tax-cut solution that both parties can live with. Read more……

Jokes and Secret Hopes for Lieutenant Governors

Mostly lacking real duties, seconds in command have plenty of time for making jokes at their own expense. Read more……

Obama Offers Hope for Debt Panel’s Plan

A majority on the panel backed the package to reduce projected deficits by $4 trillion over the next decade. Read more……