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Why Elizabeth Edwards Left God Out of Her Last Goodbye

-David Gibson
"You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces -- my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope," she wrote. That she seemed to carefully evade a mention of God or things eternal was striking, and even on the day of her death, some critics struck back.
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Obama: Allies Will Soon Take Control of Libyan Campaign

-Politics Daily Staff

'I have absolutely no doubt that we will be able to transfer control of this operation to an international coalition,' President Obama said Tuesday.

Democrats Could Lose Senate, Biden Warns Party

-Politics Daily Staff

Democrats are only four seats away from losing control of the Senate to Republicans in 2012, Vice President Biden warned supporters in a online appeal for donations Tuesday.

Republican Sen. Scott Brown: GOP's Planned Parenthood Cut 'Goes Too Far'

-Politics Daily Staff

The Massachusetts Republican joins another GOP senator, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, in expressing concerns about a proposal to end federal funding for the organization.

Obama Getting Heat From Left and Right for U.S. Role in Libyan Attacks

-Politics Daily Staff

Republicans such as Richard Lugar and Roscoe Bartlett are questioning the U.S. intervention, but so are Democrats Jim Webb and Dennis Kucinich.

Democrats, Republicans, Independents Differ on Issues That Worry Them Most

-Bruce Drake

Republicans say federal spending is their top worry; Democrats name health care; and independents say the overall economy is their top concern.

Warren Christopher, Former Secretary of State, Democratic Wise Man, Dead at 85

-Politics Daily Staff

President Obama called Christopher a "skilled diplomat, a steadfast public servant and a faithful American." Christopher also served as a senior adviser to Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign.

Wisconsin Judge Puts Hold on Law Limiting Union Bargaining

-Politics Daily Staff

The Dane County judge handed Gov. Scott Walker a setback by issuing a temporary restraining order based on a complaint challenging the rapid-fire legislative process. State plans to quickly appeal.

House Votes to Cut Federal Funding for National Public Radio

-Politics Daily Staff

The measure bans federal money for NPR and prevents member stations from using taxpayer dollars to pay dues to NPR or acquire programming from it. The White House said it opposes the bill.

Stopgap Spending Bill Approved by Senate

-Politics Daily Staff

The Senate on Thursday approved another stopgap spending bill that cuts $6 billion more from the federal budget and keeps the government running until at least April 8.

Hillary Clinton Popular With Public but Finished With Government After 2012

-Politics Daily Staff

Clinton made it perfectly clear once again: She's through with politics after next year and intends to return to private life.

Houses Passes Another Stopgap Spending Bill

-Politics Daily Staff

The House approved another short-term spending bill Tuesday afternoon, a step in keeping the government open beyond Friday but drawing complaints from some members who want a permanent fix.

Fox News Adds Indiana Democrat Evan Bayh as Commentator

-Politics Daily Staff

Bayh, a moderate, chose not to run for reelection in 2010, in part because he was weary of the intense partisanship on Capitol Hill, he said.

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