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Dems: We have the votes

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 care bill. Speaking Sunday on ABC’s…

Obama makes his final pitch

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 final push on landmark health care…

Dems close in magic number for health care bill

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 changes aimed at reassuring waverers and…

Democrats defend hardball tactics

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 President Barack Obama‘s top domestic priority…

Obama’s style: Take the long view

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 a grip. “We all rise and…

Political hardball dominates bitter health care bill lobbying

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 by the weekend. Business groups are…

Senators: Leave our pork alone

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 to differ. The Senate-approved health measure…

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

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 when questions were raised by a…

Massa, Rangel: Symbols of Democratic woe

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 to New Yorkers and anyone following…

Obama more popular than Congress

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 half still back President Barack Obama,…