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optimo's Profile

Progressive policy entrepeneur, director of Main Street Insider.

Groups: Main Street Insider: Capitol Hill Coverage

Home Page: http://mainstreetinsider.org/

Twitter: @jkoul

Diaries published: 9 (1321 days since last diary on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 06:10 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 185 (1116 days since last comment on Thu May 03, 2012 at 11:14 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 70

Total Comment Ratings: 563

Most Recommended Diary: Why There Are No Cameras in the Rules Committee, 17 comments, 33 recommends

People Following optimo: 4

optimo's Most Recent Diaries:

cross-possted from Main Street Insider Two weeks ago, we released an episode on H.R. 2394, ...
by optimo
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 06:10 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
When the Senate notoriously voted down both the President's budget (unanimously) and the House-passed Ryan plan in May, it ...
by optimo
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Sep 12, 2011 at 01:33 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Click here to join our email list and be the first to know when new episodes are released. With Congress returning this week, 90 Second ...
by optimo
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Sep 06, 2011 at 07:19 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
This morning, we were watching a Senate hearing about the housing finance system, and caught a poignant moment about the ...
by optimo
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Aug 03, 2011 at 02:07 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
cross-posted from Main Street Insider The debt limit is a largely symbolic check on excessive borrowing which in the ...
by optimo
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jul 18, 2011 at 06:30 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
The Capitol Hill press corps is one of the most exclusive and insulated clubs there is. One must not only possess a substantial journalistic background but also the right kind of mentality to gain ...
by optimo
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Aug 18, 2010 at 09:41 AM PDT with 4 Recommends

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