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Ezra Klein has done the country a great service. In what ...
by justmy2
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jul 12, 2011 at 12:46 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
President Obama on Tuesday said he cannot guarantee that retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3 if Democrats and Republicans in Washington do not reach an agreement ...
by justmy2
Comment Count 197 comments on Tue Jul 12, 2011 at 10:43 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
Today, in the President's press conference, multiple questions were asked in reference to whether Social Security reforms would be part of a final deal. The President made it 100% clear that he ...
by justmy2
Comment Count 273 comments on Mon Jul 11, 2011 at 10:17 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
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by kavips
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jul 10, 2011 at 12:54 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Yesterday's terrible ...
by eXtina
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Jun 02, 2011 at 11:21 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Republicans needed ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 104 comments on Thu Apr 14, 2011 at 12:03 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
In Washington, DC, the leaders of both parties are celebrating. “Woo-hoo, we made a deal! Isn’t that great?!” Well, it depends on the deal.
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Apr 13, 2011 at 11:20 AM PDT with 107 Recommends
BERNIE SANDERS the top true Progressive on the Hill, is challenging the American People to revolt against the 8011 Budget Deal which he calls OBSCENE. Response to the clarion call from Mr Sanders ...
by doubleaseven
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 13, 2011 at 05:29 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
FYI: Just to show the new tone starting to take hold in the rightwing blogger community over the recent Budget deal. ...
by timmyc
Comment Count 394 comments on Tue Apr 12, 2011 at 07:11 PM PDT with 267 Recommends
Among the $39 billion in spending cuts contained in the budget deal reached last, one ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Apr 12, 2011 at 11:21 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
The funny thing about the tea party's "big win" last weekend is that Democrats and independents were significantly happier with the budget compromise than were Republicans. In fact, according to a ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 302 comments on Mon Apr 11, 2011 at 01:50 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
There are still plenty of details to be worked out with the budget deal, but based on ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Apr 11, 2011 at 08:10 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
John Boehner's target was $40 million in budget cuts. He got $38.5 million. And yet talking heads on MSNBC will almost surely try to spin the budget deal as some sort of victory for Democrats and ...
by David McKenna
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Apr 09, 2011 at 04:39 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Now that the deal has been voted on (for the next 7 days) the lame stream media will now tell us who won and lost, because politics is all about the politicians....So I ask you the following question.
by KAMuston
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Apr 09, 2011 at 03:55 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Nothing, it seems, is capable of causing quite as much outrage as the predictable. With the ...
by thereisnospoon
Comment Count 260 comments on Sat Apr 09, 2011 at 10:00 AM PDT with 315 Recommends
Folks, if you don't like the outcome of today's deal, just keep this in mind: Democratic Congresses don't shut down. That only happens when Republicans control one or both chambers of the ...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Apr 08, 2011 at 09:55 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Full video of John Boehner'...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 51 comments on Thu Mar 31, 2011 at 12:30 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Neville Chamberlain had nothing on this dude Budget talks came to life Wednesday but not without tension between the White House and Senate Democrats, worried that the administration ...
by Paleo
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Mar 31, 2011 at 07:26 AM PDT with 0 Recommends