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The job that no Democrat wants

The next chairman of the DSCC has a nightmare election cycle looming on the horizon. Read the full story from Politico…

EPA policy chief steps down

The agency’s head of policy will return to her position as a Georgetown University law professor. Read the full story from Politico…

Memo to White House: Lawyer up

Memo to White House: Lawyer up Read the full story from Politico…

In book, Bush strongly defends use of waterboarding

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When then-President George W. Bush was asked to approve a tough interrogation technique known as waterboarding on September 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, he wasted little time…

Henry: Does Obama get it?

As I walked into the East Room for President Obama’s post-shellacking, a colleague from another organization joked, “Get ready for 17 versions of the same question.” Read the full story…

DeLay wants to be ‘more involved’

The former House majority leader wants to return to politics after his ongoing corruption trial ends. Read the full story from Politico…

Republicans to attack healthcare law funding

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. congressional Republicans will try to repeal President Barack Obama’s healthcare law next year but their leader in the Senate acknowledged on Thursday they will likely have…

McConnell: Rapid health repeal unlikely

He pledges that Republicans will use new oversight powers in the House to pressure Obama, Democrats. Read the full story from Politico…

Aftermath: Dems’ committee shuffle

Democratic survivors are looking to advance to posts held by those who weren’t as fortunate. Read the full story from Politico…

The Media Consortium: Weekly Diaspora: Immigration Reform Falls to the GOP

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger The precarious fate of comprehensive immigration reform has fallen into the hands of staunch nativists. With Republicans now leading the House and a…