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No joke: He will be first professional comic in Senate if Minn. voters chose him over Norm Coleman.
Bill could go to the floor within days.
At a Senate Finance Committee hearing, Gene Dodaro warns that the country is on unsustainable path.
The comedian and author of books such as "Rush Limbaugh Is a Big, Fat Idiot" got the party’s backing.
Is it a serious problem? Or overblown?
Eight Republicans side with Democrats in supporting the plan.
FCC would allow newspapers in big cities to own broadcast outlets.
White House seems prepared to go along with mortgage legislation from Congress.
Key senator says the package will be supported by Senate Republicans and the White House.
Bush still objects to subsidies, but the bill contains more food relief.