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Richard Blumenthal is the attorney general of Connecticut and a democratic candidate running for Chris Dodd's senate seat. The New York Times recently published a bombshell article indicating that Blumenthal misled the public about his service during Vietnam in the Marine Corps Reserve.
CPAC is the major conservative conference in America, attended by Republican candidates, politicians, and supporters. Rep. Ron Paul has won the 2012 Presidential Straw Poll at CPAC.
Indiana Republican Mark Souder announces he will retire in light of his sex scandal.
Veteran Senator Arlen Specter lost a Democratic primary challenge after changing his party affiliation.
Helen Thomas has been forced into retirement by Fox News after stating that Jewish People "should get the hell out of Palestine".
Hashtag for the Health Care Summit occurring in Washington, DC today.
Tweets about US Health Care Reform (HCR.)
CBO stands for Congressional. Budget Office. The CBO is the non-partisan budget estimator for Congress. It calculates how much each piece of proposed legislation would cost the taxpayers. This is directly tied with the Senate Finance Committee's insurance reform bill which Obama is looking at