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Democrats block GOP effort to kill consumer protections

The Senate on Thursday rejected a Republican attempt to defang consumer protections in a sweeping Wall Street reform bill, while voting to give small...

David Obey calling it quits

In a major blow to President Barack Obama's Democratic allies in the US Congress, one of their top leaders in the House announced Wednesday...

Democrats bank on fatcat lobbyists

The Democratic Party's 2010 congressional election campaign is looking to an elite group of lobbyists for bundled political contributions worth hundreds of thousands of...

Democrats rebound in Florida special election

Republican backlash over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul had little effect in the nation's first U.S. House race of 2010. Florida Democratic state Sen....

Gallup Poll shows public turnaround in health care support

Nearly half of Americans give a thumbs-up to Congress' passage of a healthcare reform bill last weekend, with 49% calling it "a good...

Democrats face threats, vandalism over health care vote

Democratic Congress members are getting lessons from the FBI on how to handle threats such as several directed at their colleagues, including bricks hurled...

Tea Party brews terrorism

Tea Party activist Mike Troxel of Lynchburg, VA, decided it would be cute to post what he thought was Democratic Rep. Tom Perriello's home...

Health care reform? Sort of, but at what cost?

The rude, crude route to health care "reform" in this country may serve as a textbook case on how and why the American system...

Levin is acting Ways and Means chair

Rep. Fortney "Pete" Stark held the acting chairmanship of the House Ways and Means Committee for just one day before Speaker of the House...

Obama courts uneasy Democrats on health care ‘reform’

President Barack Obama hopes he can convince reluctant Democrats who voted against his health care "reform" plan on its first trip through the House...