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Obama Targets GOP in Last-Ditch Pitch for Health Care Bill

President Obama, launching a last-ditch push to pass health care legislation in the next 10 days, left no doubt Monday that he was ready to roll over any opposition by taunting Republicans that they had 10 years to fix health care and didn’t

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Obama Targets GOP in Last-Ditch Pitch for Health Care Bill

Republicans Reject Obama Charge of Blowing Opportunity to Fix Health System

Republicans returned fire Monday after President Obama accused them of dropping the ball on health care reform over the past decade, arguing that they were more than a little busy dealing with challenges like Social Security and the War on Terror.

Jobs on the Back Burner?

Obama’s health care push threatens to shove aside the message he vowed would be priority — job creation
Obama’s Last Stand for Health Care Reform
Critics Say Obama’s Pick for Deficit Panel Is Radical

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Jobs on the Back Burner?

Federal Lawmakers Running for Governor Face Anti-Washington Attacks

Washington politics and policy have a fed a populist anger that has fueled the Tea Party Movement and given ammunition to gubernatorial candidates who don’t have day jobs in Washington

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Federal Lawmakers Running for Governor Face Anti-Washington Attacks

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Faces Tough Re-Election Battle

Before Gov. Rick Perry can parlay his victory in the Texas Republican gubernatorial primary into something bigger — a spot on the 2012 Republican presidential ticket, perhaps — he’ll have to actually win a record-setting, third four-year term.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Faces Tough Re-Election Battle

Obama’s Last Stand for Health Care Reform Follows Challenging Year

After a year of several blown self-imposed deadlines, unexpected setbacks and incremental victories, the president is taking his final stand to get a health care bill passed — a push likely to last for the next few weeks.

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Obama’s Last Stand for Health Care Reform Follows Challenging Year

Obama Draws Fire for Appointing SEIU’s Stern to Deficit Panel

President Obama’s decision to appoint his close political ally, union leader Andrew Stern, to the newly created National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform has set off a firestorm of criticism from business and conservative groups who charge he is a political radical who should be investigated for failure to register as a lobbyist.