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Will America buy the flawed premise of health care ‘reform?’

The initial blush of President Barack Obama's health care triumph immediately gives way to a sober political reality — he must sell the landmark...

Obama succeeded where so many others failed

Rarely does the government, that big, clumsy, poorly regarded oaf, pull off anything short of war that touches all lives with one act, one...

Obama buys health care passage with executive order on abortion

President Barack Obama and House Democratic leaders struck a last-minute deal Sunday with abortion foes to secure the final few votes needed to remake...

Racism, bigotry in health care protest

Racism and anti-gay bigotry reared their ugly heads Saturday as Tea Party participants protested the health care vote that is scheduled for a historic...

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...

Obama missed self-imposed immigration deadline

President Barack Obama promised to make overhauling the immigration system a top priority in his first year as president. He's now in Year Two,...

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...

Health care vote delayed until Sunday

Pushing toward a history-making vote, Democrats struggled to eliminate lingering complications standing in the way of House action this weekend on President Barack Obama's...

Uncle Sam paid big bonuses to auditors

Banks weren't the only ones giving big bonuses in the boom years before the worst financial crisis in generations. The government also was handing...