John Mercurio

The Hotline

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Senior editor of The Hotline, a daily news briefing on American politics, published by the National Journal

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With all that's happened during the past year, it’s hard to believe that Barack Obama has yet to deliver his first address on the  State of the Union .

A Grim Backdrop ahead of the State of the Union

With all that's happened during the past year, it’s hard to believe that Barack Obama has yet to deliver his first address on the State of the Union .

from Which Way, L.A.?

With all that's happened during the past year, it's hard to believe that Barack Obama has yet to deliver his first address on the  State of the Union .

A Grim Backdrop Ahead of the State of the Union

With all that's happened during the past year, it's hard to believe that Barack Obama has yet to deliver his first address on the State of the Union .

from To the Point

The President and Democratic leaders have an agenda for healthcare reform.  Pass the  Senate version  by Christmas Eve; pass a compromise out of both Houses for a White House signing…

Looming Deadline for Healthcare Reform

The President and Democratic leaders have an agenda for healthcare reform.  Pass the Senate version by Christmas Eve; pass a compromise out of both Houses for a White House signing…

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