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President Obama to Make Recess Appointment of CMS Administrator Republicans Attacking as 'Expert on Rationing'
With Congress officially on recess, President Obama will on Wednesday use his ability to make recess appointments to name one of his more controversial nominees: Donald Berwick, nominee to be Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)....
Bounce Step: Health care’s fallout drives crowded agenda
This congressional break seems different -- and it's not just a quick presidential trip to Afghanistan that gives it a different tone.
Scott Brown Votes with Democrats (Again) on Cloture
ABC’s Z. Byron Wolf reports: Scott Brown is proving to be an elusive vote on matters of cloture. During his month in the senate, Brown is just about evenly split, siding half the time with Democrats and half the time with Republicans.
Relevance vs. Resurgence: GOP Matters Again -- And That Cuts Both Ways
By Rick Klein Which party is happier right now that every day isn’t Election Day? (Or, at least, that any of the days in the immediate future aren’t Election Day?) No, this has nothing to do with the weather. No,...
The Note's Must-Reads for Wednesday, February 10, 2010
The Note's Must-Reads are a round-up of today's political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News Desk Assistants PETER MARTINEZ, JAYCE HENDERSON, KRISTEN RED-HORSE...
Frozen Phase: Invite Won’t Thaw Health Care Politics
Maybe it’s just as well that this is the week that Washington froze solid. And yes, excessive amounts of snow fell, too.
Scott Brown Sworn In as 41st GOP Senator, Says Stimulus 'Did Not Create One New Job'
Brown Vows to 'Look at the Economy First'; White House Disputes Stimulus Claim
Brown to Be Sworn in Early
Republican Scott Brown, who changed the political landscape in Washington with his come-from-behind victory, will likely be sworn in as a US Senator Thursday.