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Republicans, Healthcare and Money

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stu Kreisman

All but three Republicans voted against the stimulus, yet they all are gladly taking the money. Seeing a trend here?

Health Policy Hashed Out In Senate Over Unhealthy Food

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the agenda is the revamping of the American health care system, possibly the most complex legislation in modern history. But on the table, in a con...

A Bump in the Road -- or a Detour?

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

At this point, no one on Capitol Hill is moving legislation that would achieve President Obama's goal of doubling renewable-energy generation.

Jason Linkins

Times Piece On Rattner Scandal Makes No Mention Of Ties To Richardson | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As it turns out, Bill Richardson has some significant ties to Rattner, as well as the aforementioned "pension process."

The Pickens Plan Marches on Washington

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
T. Boone Pickens

With three or four million people on my side, I'm a hell of a lot more important in Washington than I am in Texas. And you know what that means? America is finally going to get an energy plan.

Senate Not Likely To Pass Climate Bill Of Obama's Dreams

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Any climate bill that passes the Senate is unlikely to adhere to an Obama administration plan that the government auction all of the permits to emit g...

A Lot of Israelis and a Lot of Saudis for Barack Obama?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

I have stumbled across "A Lot of Saudis and Israelis for Barack Obama." They aren't a single group -- but it's clear Obama is popular across the Middle East.

Congress Should Travel More Not Less: Applauding the Aspen Institute

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Let me play the contrarian here. We need as many members out seeing the world as possible -- and if they are at a forum debating political Islam...well, fantastic!

Jason Linkins

New Adventures In FISA Posturing | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congress' wrangling over the coming FISA legislation has left critics of the administration's warrantless wiretapping operation to wonder if the telec...

2006 New Mexico Senate General Election:
McCulloch (R) vs Bingaman (D-i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NM-Sen: McCulloch vs Bingaman

Jeff Bingaman, New Mexico Senator, Endorses Obama

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama has picked up another superdelegate endorsement, this one from New Mexico Sen. Jeff Bingaman. It is Obama's 14th nod from a fellow senato...