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Dems: We have the votes

The chairman of the Democratic caucus in the House says his party has the 216 votes needed to pass President Barack Obama's historic health...

Obama makes his final pitch

Claiming unstoppable momentum but still short of the goal line, President Barack Obama is heading to Capitol Hill to rally House Democrats for a...

Dems close in magic number for health care bill

Slowly but steadily, support is building behind President Barack Obama's health care legislation in the House, the result of intense lobbying and politically targeted...

Democrats defend hardball tactics

Under heavy Republican attack, Democrats in the House of Representatives on Tuesday defended plans to pass a healthcare overhaul without a direct vote as...

Obama’s style: Take the long view

Just back from a recent day trip to Georgia, President Barack Obama walked into the Oval Office and told his senior staff to get...

Political hardball dominates bitter health care bill lobbying

With time and tempers short, everyone's playing hardball in the drive to pass — or stop — President Barack Obama's massive health care legislation...

Senators: Leave our pork alone

President Barack Obama says he wants projects helping specific states yanked from the health care bill Congress is writing. Democratic senators, being senators, beg...

Pelosi’s office knew about Massa’s behavior, did nothing

Once again, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, who promised to "drain the swamp" by purging Congress of ethically-challenged members, looked the other way...

Massa, Rangel: Symbols of Democratic woe

One is a former Democratic freshman little known outside his Corning-Olean-Pittsford, N.Y., district. The other, a 20-term Democratic kingpin from Harlem, is widely known...

Obama more popular than Congress

Americans have come to detest Congress ever more deeply as it nears the end of a nasty fight over health care. But more than...