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WikiLeaks a media game-changer

The New York Times had to get the leaked cables from another paper after being shut out by Assange. Read more……

Republican takes Obama’s former Senate seat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Mark Kirk was sworn in on Monday to take President Barack Obama’s old U.S. Senate seat from Illinois, cutting Democrats’ majority in the chamber for the…

Some see triangulation in pay freeze

They say it may signal a move to center for Obama. Read more……

Wagner joins race for RNC post

The former Missouri state GOP chair is entering the contest to replace embattled Michael Steele. Read more……

White House: No deal on taxes expected Tuesday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is not expected to reach a deal with Republican leaders on whether to extend Bush-era tax cuts when he meets them on Tuesday, White…

Barton invokes WWII generals in Energy bid

The representative compares John Boehner to Dwight Eisenhower and Eric Cantor to Omar Bradley. Read more……

3 senior officials to global warming talks

Two Cabinet secretaries and a top adviser are going. Read more……

EPA: More renewable fuels required

It will require that 13.95 billion gallons of transportation fuel comes from renewable sources. Read more……

Congress votes to delay pay cut to doctors

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Legislation to postpone for one month a hefty cut in payments to doctors who participate in the U.S. Medicare health insurance program for the elderly and disabled…

Labor Department proposes target date 401(k) rules

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Labor on Monday proposed a rule that will require employers to provide more information to their employees about the role of “target…