Sen. Tom Harkin openly expresses his regrets about Obamacare; Israel seems headed toward early elections in which Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman may become a "major kingpin"; meanwhile, writer Max Blumenthal explains why he was censored when talking about Israel in Germany. These discoveries and more after the jump.
Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, and Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., said they would like to see the minimum wage hiked even higher than what they have proposed, but "We want it to pass through Congress."Sen. Tom Harkin and Rep. George Miller would like to see the minimum wage hiked higher than they've proposed, but "We want it to pass through Congress."
A look at the day's political happenings, including the White House weighing in on whether cellphones should be locked and Democratic lawmakers plan to introduce legislation to raise the minimum wage.
Those two little words keep popping up amid all the chatter about health care reform, and here they are again, thanks to Sen. Tom Harkin, chair of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee: "public option."