Republicans Flip-Flop On Social Security As Election Date Nears, Pray For the Senior Vote

Politics | Jonah Bennett

Former Republican senator smacks their hands

Legislative Lowdown: Obama guilty of contempt for transparency

Opinion | Brian Darling

A round-up of some of this week’s biggest developments on Capitol Hill.

Goldman Sachs names ex-Sen. Gregg to advisory post - AP

Business | Steven Nelson (admin)

Gregg, a former Republican senator from New Hampshire, joins a group of 17 international advisers to the investment bank

Senate votes to close out debate on nuke pact - AP

Politics | admin

Six Republicans have said they will back the accord, Democrats need at least nine GOP senators to win approval of the treaty

Judd Gregg: TARP 'most significant' accomplishment of the decade - TheDC

Politics | Alexis Levinson

Retiring Republican Sen. Judd Gregg hails TARP for staving off “a cataclysmic event”

New rules on debit interchange fees could hit Americans' wallets

Opinion | Bill Cheney

Bernanke should make sure the new rules don’t hurt America’s 92 million credit union members.

Monetary policy: Fed critic Ron Paul's power play - Bloomberg

Politics | Chad Brady (admin)

Chairmanship of the House Financial Services Committee will give Paul the power to push legislation reining in the central bank

In His DREAMs? - TheDC

Politics | Jonathan Strong

Dems are pushing for a vote while GOP claims legislation will grant amnesty to 2.1 million illegals

Fairly understanding the Simpson-Bowles Social Security proposal

op-ed | Charles Blahous

The Simpson-Bowles proposal is a very reasonable, well-thought-out plan.

Men with a plan - TheDC

Politics | Jon Ward

Debt reduction proposal angers left, gets noncommittal White House response

GOP groups overwhelm Dems with political ads - AP

Business | admin

Conservative groups have amassed a crushing 6-1 advantage in television spending

A twenty-first-century GOP

Feature:Opinion | Tevi Troy

Republicans need to win back tech-savvy, educated voters. Here’s how they can do it.

7 states holding primaries as season wraps up - AP

Politics | admin

Rep. Mike Castle faces off with Christine O’Donnell today in the heated Senate nomination contest in Delaware

The final pieces to the GOP's Senate majority

Editorial | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

The Republicans could take over the Senate this November — if they nominate the right candidates.

National GOP group launches new ads in Wisconsin and New Hampshire - TheDC

Politics | Jon Ward

The American Action Network is targeting Democrats Russ Feingold and Paul Hodes in their respective Senate races

TheDC's 50 Best Colleges, 30-21 - TheDC

| The Daily Caller

The continuation of TheDC’s Definitive Ranking includes the alma mater of this famous religious leader

Threats of international BlackBerry bans echo US debate - AP

Business | admin

The foreign governments are essentially a decade behind in coming to terms with encryption, a technology that’s fundamental to the Internet as a medium of commerce

Sen. Nelson opposes Kagan for Supreme Court - Bloomberg

Politics | Julia McClatchy (admin)

Nebraska’s Ben Nelson becomes first Democrat to oppose Kagan for Supreme Court

NH GOP Senate front-runner hits a few bumps - AP

Business | admin

Kelly Ayote’s surprise backing from Sarah Palin — coveted in other states — drew a scathing, signed front-page editorial in the state’s largest newspaper