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Senate Dems think they can pull off a vote on military’s...

Senate Democrats said Wednesday they had a plan to overcome Republican objections and finally repeal the military's 17-year-old ban on openly gay troops. The...

Axelrod: Obama ‘had’ to make tax deal

A senior adviser to President Barack Obama says he believes Democrats angry about the deal with Republicans on tax cuts will support it when...

Elizabeth Edwards near death from cancer

Elizabeth Edwards, the political wife whose battle with cander stood as a sad counterpoint to her husband's dalliances with a campaign aide, is near...

Is Obama even worth saving?

Barack Obama today stands alone -- a President without a party that supports him, an electorate that no longer trusts him and and destroyed...

Is a deal near on taxes? That depends…

An outline of a bipartisan economic package is emerging that would temporarily extend the Bush-era tax rates for all taxpayers, while extending jobless benefits...

Republicans block tax cuts for middle class

President Barack Obama's Republican foes in the Senate have blocked a move to let Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans expire, rejecting in...

Tax showdown clears way for yearend deal

Senate Republicans derailed legislation Saturday to extend expiring tax cuts at all but the highest income levels in a political showdown that paradoxically clears...

To spend or not to spend…that is Obama’s question

In less than three hours, the extraordinary forces tugging at Barack Obama's presidency — and the Republicans who will soon take more control of...

White House tries to contain damage from WikiLeaks

The Obama administration moved forcefully Monday to contain damage from the release of more than a quarter-million classified diplomatic files, branding the action as...

Obama, Republicans to meet but don’t expect much

A House Republican leader heading into a postelection meeting with President Barack Obama Tuesday said the GOP remains steadfastly opposed to any tax increases. House...