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2010 Political Tsunami Warning: Will GOP's Wave Be Big Enough?
Just four days from the congressional midterm elections , it's not a question of whether a wave will hit Washington on Election Day, but rather a question of how much damage the wave will leave in its wake. House Democrats will measure success if they lose less than the 39 seats Republicans need in
Regrets, He Has a Few
At his town hall meeting at George Washington University last night President Obama at one point almost sounded like he was eulogizing House Democrats who made risky votes at their political peril.
The Note: ‘Courage’ And Consequences
The Note: ‘Courage’ And Consequences By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER PRE-BITUARY? With just under three weeks to go until Election Day, President Obama alluded to how difficult a year it's going to be for Democrats, noting that he was...
Obama: 'Tough Votes' Cast in Congress Are 'Courageous' While Putting 'Congressional Careers at Risk'
From Sunlen Miller: Three weeks before his party could take a tough hit in the voting booths, President Obama said this evening that a “pleasant surprise” of his job is seeing members of Congress cast tough votes over the past...
Meet the People: Lawmakers Head Home and Prepare for the 2010 Campaign Season
A year ago, in August 2009, Democrats returned home to their districts and probably started to lose control of Washington. Overheated, confrontational town hall meetings, as seen in grainy cell phone videos on YouTube, dominated news coverage, gave public voice to the tea party movement and drove
Tapper: Does Obama Really Have the Votes?
From ABC news. This here's ABC world news. Diane Sawyer. Good evening to you this Friday the president today seemed like a man who thinks he'll make history this weekend. At a raucous rally on health care the president said the time for reform is now we have waited long enough. And Jake Tapper has
Ohio Dem Switches Vote to 'Yes'
Flanked by Ohio constituents, Rep. John Boccieri says he will support the bill.
Natoma's Congressman Will Support Reform -- Boccieri a 4th No to Yes
Another key Democrat announced he will support President Obama's health reform play.
Pudding Together: Momentum on Health Care -- But a Messy Finish Ahead
Stick around a while -- you wouldn’t want to miss this show anyway. Not that it’s going to be pretty.
Fired-Up Obama Makes Last Push for Health Care: 'We Are Going to Make History'
In a fiery speech in Virginia today, President Obama amped up the rhetoric on what could be his final push on health care overhaul before the House's decisive vote this weekend. "I don't know what's going to happen with the politics of this thing," the president said at a rally at George Mason