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Obama's (Rumored) Pick for Secretary of the Treasury Makes Wall Street Happy  

Obama's (Rumored) Pick for Secretary of the Treasury Makes Wall Street Happy

He's going to be the Secretary of the Treasury in the midst of a financial crisis, so it's probably worth taking the time to get to know him. Read more »

Reports: Clinton Accepts Secretary of State Nomination; Geithner and Richardson Also Likely Cabinet Choices  

Reports: Clinton Accepts Secretary of State Nomination; Geithner and Richardson Also Likely Cabinet Choices

The New York Times reports that Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) "has decided to give up her Senate seat and accept the position." Read more »

Maddow Fails to Question Huckabee On His Recent Anti-Gay Statements. Update: Maddow Responds  

Maddow Fails to Question Huckabee On His Recent Anti-Gay Statements. Update: Maddow Responds

When contacted by ThinkProgress, Rachel Maddow explained her reasons for avoiding the subject of gay rights with Huckabee. Read more »

Poll: Public's Loathing of the GOP Hits All Time High  

Poll: Public's Loathing of the GOP Hits All Time High

Couldn't happen to a nicer party. Read more »

Unhinged Chambliss Grabs Camera When Asked About Lawsuit  

Unhinged Chambliss Grabs Camera When Asked About Lawsuit

The pressures of the runoff and the continuing questions about his ties to a scandal-scarred sugar company seem to be getting to Chambliss. Read more »

Obama's Team Makes Good on Threat of Bipartisanship  

Obama's Team Makes Good on Threat of Bipartisanship

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel spent a day on the Hill doing Republican outreach. Read more »

Just How Destructive Will Bush's Last-Minute Deregulations Be?  

Just How Destructive Will Bush's Last-Minute Deregulations Be?

Bush admin pushing "midnight regulations" Read more »

Kristol Continues His Love Affair With Sarah Palin  

Kristol Continues His Love Affair With Sarah Palin

Albeit with one small concession concerning Joe Lieberman. Read more »

Bush Is Pushing Hard to Gut the Endangered Species Act  

Bush Is Pushing Hard to Gut the Endangered Species Act

Perino: The Endangered Species Act 'doesn't help support any species, including our own.' Read more »

Franken: Coleman's Lead Is Less Than 100 Votes  

Franken: Coleman's Lead Is Less Than 100 Votes

"It is fair to say that Norm Coleman's lead is now in the double digits." Read more »

Who Is in Charge? Economic Crisis Worsens Because of Transitional Power Vacuum  

Who Is in Charge? Economic Crisis Worsens Because of Transitional Power Vacuum

Yet another parallel between 2008 and 1932. Who Is in Charge? Read more »

Iraqi Oil Exports Have 'Nosedived'  

Iraqi Oil Exports Have 'Nosedived'

Iraq's oil exports are decreasing by nearly 100,000 barrels a day every month, according to the former oil minister. Read more »

Obama, the Senate, and China ... All Eying the Big 3  

Obama, the Senate, and China ... All Eying the Big 3

"If I was GM's CEO, I'd be on a plane to China." Read more »

Will Gen. Jim Jones Be Obama's National Security Advisor?  

Will Gen. Jim Jones Be Obama's National Security Advisor?

Although not as bad as keeping Gates as Secretary of Defense it would still be a very disappointing selection. Read more »

 

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