The torch for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics was lit in a ceremony at the ancient Greek site of Olympia on Thursday, less than four months ahead of the games’ opening ceremony.
There is candid frustration Thursday coming from rank and file congressional Democrats about the influence of Maine’s Republican senator in the health care reform debate. The way Republican Sen.
Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe has served in Congress for more than 30 years, but in recent months, she’s become one of the most-watched lawmakers on Capitol Hill
The health care reform debate reached a new milestone Tuesday as a key congressional committee passed an $829 billion plan projected to extend coverage to an additional 29 million Americans. The Senate Finance Committee’s bill would subsidize insurance for poorer Americans, establish nonprofit health care cooperatives, and create health insurance exchanges to make it easier for small groups and individuals to purchase coverage