On the Radar: February 4, 2010

"Obama Calls for ‘Civility’ at Prayer Breakfast"
By Jeff Zeleny, The New York Times
President Obama urged Democrats and Republicans to not question one another’s motives and to make an effort to move beyond the cynicism and skepticism that has weighed down the politics of Washington, saying: “Civility is not a sign of weakness...Continue Reading

"Obama, at National Prayer Breakfast, calls for civil political debate"
By Michael Fletcher, The Washington Post
President Obama lamented the "erosion of civility" in the nation's political debate, telling an audience Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast that there is a growing sense that "something is broken" in Washington...Continue Reading

"What Happens If Nothing Happens to Health Care?"
By David Wessel, The Wall Street Journal
A month ago, President Barack Obama was on the verge of a victory that eluded all his predecessors, as Congress neared approval of legislation to expand health-insurance coverage to nearly all Americans. Today, this initiative is in critical condition, perhaps even dying...Continue Reading

"Congressional Democrats are nay-saying Obama's budget"
By Janet Hook & Christi Parsons, Los Angeles Times
Reporting from Washington - As Congress begins picking through President Obama's vast election-year budget, many Democratic incumbents and candidates seem to be finding something they love -- to campaign against...Continue Reading

Posted: Sun, 02/07/2010 - 3:00pm