This is for the 81% of Americans who don’t know who Elena Kagan is.
The political irony for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan is who she is, what she hopes to be and the path necessary to fulfilling a long-held dream.
Drag out your law school books and sharpen your hair splitters, it’s time for the confirmation [...]
With the November midterm elections looming, Obama said in his weekly radio and Internet address that it was important that Congress act swiftly to ensure that the voices of the American people aren’t drowned out by deep-pocketed corporations and other special interests.
President Barack Obama on Saturday pressed Congress for swift action on measures to restrict [...]
New York Times columnist Paul Krugman called her “a Speaker for the ages” after she ramrodded the national health care reform bill through the House of Representatives. “The most powerful woman in American history,” declared The Economist.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
on Thursday condemned vandalism and threats of violence against members of Congress who voted [...]
Sales of existing homes fell for a third straight month in February, pushing sales down to the lowest level since last July. There is concern the fragile housing rebound is faltering, making it harder for the overall economy to recover.
The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that sales of previously occupied homes dropped 0.6 percent [...]
President Barack Obama is turning up the heat on the nation’s health insurers as he tries to rally support for his overhaul legislation.
He has criticised insurance firms for denying coverage to some and raising rates for their remaining customers.
The attack comes as he engages in a last push to have Congress adopt his proposals to [...]
John Podesta, former Clinton chief of staff and leader of Obama’s transition team, thinks American politics are in a sad state. Actually, he thinks it just plain “sucks,” or so he said in an interview.
Podesta made the remark with a chuckle, but the man who chaired President Obama’s transition team expressed deep concern about the [...]