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President Obama, Democrats: Not Going to Rush Health Care
Newly-elected Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown arrived in Washington, D.C. today as the man of the hour. Two months ago, few would have heard of the state senator, and rarely has a freshman senator come to the nation's capital with so much fanfare. But Brown's shocking win has rattled the political
‘Revolution in the Streets’: Mass. Republicans Prep for Fight over Seating Scott Brown
ABC News’ Rick Klein reports: A win by Republican Scott Brown in tomorrow’s special Senate election in Massachusetts would throw the push for health care reform into chaos. Democrats are game-planning a few different scenarios if that once-unthinkable development comes to pass.
Massachusetts Senate Race: Will Democrats Delay Seating Scott Brown?
With Healthcare Vote at Stake, Republicans Brace for Stalling Tactics Should Brown Beat Martha Coakley
What Are Democrats Planning for Health Care Reform if They Lose the Massachusetts Senate Race?
Jake Tapper and Jonathan Karl report: Congressional Democrats and White House officials negotiating health care reform are paying close attention to the Massachusetts Senate race, where Republican candidate Scott Brown has said he will be the 41st vote to block...
Coakley-Brown Senate Race High-Stakes for Dems, Health Care Overhaul
President Obama is planning a last-minute visit to Massachusetts to campaign for an embattled Democratic candidate there as concern mounts among national and state party leaders about the possibility of ceding their 60th Senate vote to Republicans. The entry of Obama into the campaign comes as the
Boston in Uproar Over Cardinal William O'Connell's Body
Efforts to relocate the body of Cardinal William O'Connell in Boston are causing a huge uproar among his surviving family members. O'Connell served as Archbishop of Boston from 1907 to 1944 and was one of the most powerful figures in the clergy in America in his time. When he died, he was buried in
Opportunity Costs: A Week to Determine a Year's Success
It might be hard to discern a message in the best of circumstances with this political environment, given the mix of storylines the White House is looking to push.
JFK Relics Scattered Across U.S. Still Hold Mystique
Some Items Had Fates That Fuel the Mysterious Aura That Still Surrounds the Assassination