The latest news on Congress
Good for the women of the House.
Coleman and Al Franken are locked in a battle for a U.S. Senate seat from Minnesota.
It looks like Senate Democrats are backing down and preparing to seat Burris.
They appear ready to reverse positions and seat Illinois Senate pick Roland Burris.
Bob Kemper looks at the motivations behind Roland Burris's attempt to join the Senate.
The respected Washington figure would bring new oversight and might smooth relations with Congress.
Even critics praise her political skills, which will be tested by the debate over a stimulus package.
No deal by Inauguration Day, a blow to Obama's hope for a quick response to the economic crisis.
Eugene Volokh takes the same view I do: that legal precedent is on Burris' side.
Whether she's the best choice is another matter.