Newswire: GOP hopefuls find some issues a hazard early on

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New Lawmakers Get Ready to Govern
January 4, 2011

New Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill say they are focused on a mandate to cut government spending and debt, create jobs and roll back the Democrats’ signature healthcare overhaul. Will the 112th Congress find common ground? [In the Constitution]

President Obama Bypasses Senate to Name New Envoys
December 30, 2010

While Congress was out of session, President Obama used his power to make recess appointments to fill six ambassadorial posts. Did the appointment of an envoy to Syria send the wrong message? [In the Constitution]

GOP Hopefuls Find Some Issues a Hazard Early On
December 28, 2010

With the Iowa caucuses less than 13 months away, contenders for the Republican presidential nomination have hit the campaign trail. What lessons are they learning? [In the Constitution]