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Health care opposition up, Obama down in poll

Opposition to President Barack Obama's health care law jumped after he signed it — a clear indication his victory could become a liability for...

Obama’s jobs program stalls in Congress

The election-year jobs agenda promised by President Barack Obama and Democrats has stalled seven months before voters determine control of Congress. Democrats have no money...

Threats continue to escalate against members of Congress

As public anger over hot-button issues like health care reaches a boiling point, threats against lawmakers continue to rise, prompting some to cancel public...

Final piece of health care bill headed for Obama’s signature

Congressional Democrats sent the final piece of landmark health care legislation to President Barack Obama before heading home to face a skeptical — and...

Crippled health care bill headed to Obama for signature

It took more than a year, a lot of compromise and back-room dealing and -- finally -- some legislative sleight-of-hand for Congress to pass...

First jobs bill clears Congress

A package of tax breaks and highway spending cleared Congress on Wednesday, the first of what Democrats hope will be several efforts to bring...

Idaho: Screw mandatory health care insurance

Idaho is leading the charge in a states-rights push to defeat a proposal in Congress that would require people to buy health insurance, a...

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...

Obama takes health care road show to Ohio as vote looms

Still seeking votes for his proposed health care overhaul, President Barack Obama appears ready to reverse his position and allow unpopular deal-sweetening measures in...

Catholic hospitals support health bill

A group representing Catholic hospitals Saturday rallied behind President Barack Obama's health care bill ahead of a House vote in which anti-abortion lawmakers could...