WASHINGTON -- As tension builds over compromise between the GOP-led House and Democrat-led Senate, Democratic Sens. Tom Carper, Mark Udall and Kay Hag...
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In election after election, the same opportunity remains unrealized -- the possibility that either extreme could unite with the center to exclude the most extreme policies of the other.
Will the Democratic Party learn from the drubbing and loss of one House? Probably not, but hope springs eternal. Maybe Democrats will take a hint and begin moving to a moderate left position.
The fate of health care reform now rests largely with a group of Blue Dog Democrats in the House. Can Nancy Pelosi convince a small fraction of her ca...
RINOs and conservadems are cutting quite a swath these days -- making demands, frustrating their colleagues, wielding clout and even influencing elect...
The GOP cannot even claim credit for bringing the bills to the middle of the road -- the Democrats are hogging all of it. And that is a good thing, despite what some may think.
Baucus' entire goal was to construct a bipartisan plan. Mission accomplished. Insofar as both parties hate it. He tailored his plan to appeal to the Republicans who, as it turns out, don't support the plan anyway.
There's a deal between reporters and Blue Dog Democrats to explain Blue Dog opposition to health insurance regulation as an outgrowth of representing culturally conservative districts.
We are either going to get no health care reform or watered-down health care legislation that acts as a bandage, helping some people but ignoring the larger problem creating the pain.
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