News that Sarah Palin was launching a nationwide bus tour has renewed speculation that she's going to launch a presidential bid later this year, but I'm not convinced. Read More
Timothy P. Carney - Top Obama health aide cashes out after health 'reform'
An Obama appointee who played a central role in crafting the 2010 health care bill has cashed out to a well-connected lobbying firm, where her first clients are two of the bill's beneficiaries: abortion provider Planned Parenthood and a hospital chain. Read More
President Obama is hoping to change voters' views of his controversial bailout of the auto industry and turn his own political liability against Republicans amid signs that U.S. automakers are rebounding. At the height of the bailout rage -- when the government pumped billions of dollars into General Motors and Chrysler despite a Republican outcry -- it would have been difficult for liberals to craft a winning political message defending big-government spending. Read More