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March 2, 2010 - by Eric Naing

The saga of Jim Bunning [R, KY] may be dominating the headlines but Democrats are also starting to move forward on health care. To get a better idea of what's happening in the nation's capitol, here's a roundup of a few notable blog posts and articles from today:

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March 1, 2010 - by Eric Naing

Reporters misreport Sen. Conrad's statements on budget reconciliation. Republicans are still filibuster ...a lot. The public option is still gaining support in the Senate for inclusion in the final health care bill. And Speaker Pelosi works to whip votes. That and more in today's roundup of links on Congress.

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February 25, 2010 - by Eric Naing

The health care summit just concluded and we'll have more analysis soon. Until then, here are some articles and blog posts that you may have missed: David Weigel chronicles the cut-throat jockeying among Republicans to win the chance to take the seat of the late John Murtha [D, PA-12]. (The Washington Independent) On the other side of the aisle, Murtha's widow Joyce has endorsed Mark Critz, a former aide to her husband, in the Democratic primary for the same seat. (The New York Times) Se...

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February 24, 2010 - by Eric Naing

Tomorrow is the day we've all been waiting for: White House health care summit day. Though I'm sure that lawmakers have been busy studying up for the big event, Congress managed to get some work accomplished today - for example, the Senate's passage of the $15 billion jobs bill. And while I'm sure you're studying up for the summit as well, please take some time to check out today's roundup of articles and blog posts you may have missed: Sen. Chris Dodd [D, CT] today introduced a constitutional...

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February 23, 2010 - by Eric Naing

Here is today's sampling of great articles and blog posts on Congress from around the web. Don't forget, you can view Obama's new health care plan online on OpenCongress here:

White House health care proposal>>

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February 18, 2010 - by Eric Naing

Here are a few articles and blog posts worth checking out today: President Obama today signed an executive order creating his promised bipartisan deficit reduction commission. Heading up the commission are former White House chief of staff Erskine Bowles and respected former GOP senator Alan Simpson. (The White House) For all the sturm and drang about the effectiveness of the stimulus package, many don't realize that only a third of it has been spent so far. The Wall Street Journal has a fa...

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September 21, 2009 - by Avelino Maestas

With the Senate Finance Committee preparing to "mark up" its version of a health care reform bill and renewed interest in the progress in Afghanistan, it's been a little slow for news today. We'll try to pick that up tomorrow with a feature on the members of the Senate Finance Committee and updates on other pending legislation. For now, your links:

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September 16, 2009 - by Avelino Maestas

With the introduction of the Baucus bill yesterday, I wanted to wait a bit before getting Congress Links up. Space flight, the Patriot Act, and DoMA were in the news today:

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